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Clear Creek Communications Brings Next-Gen Video Experience To Customers with Espial Elevate SaaS Cloud

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OTTAWA, Canada — Dec. 11, 2017 — Espial announced that Clear Creek Communications is powering its video services with Espial’s Elevate Cloud based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. Clear Creek is a leading operator in Oregon providing television, broadband, voice, home automation and security services. With Elevate, operators can deliver a premium user experience including Netflix, YouTube, and...Learn More

CenturyLink Selected As Network Provider for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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MONROE, La., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has signed a five-year contract with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide data networking products to the Commonwealth’s agencies, commissions, councils, bureaus, authorities and boards. As part of the terms of the contract, CenturyLink is collaborating with Comcast Business to provide high-performance network services and last mile...Learn More

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO Achieve 4.5 Gbps in 5G mmWave Field Trial

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[Tokyo, Japan, December 7, 2017] Huawei, the world’s leading information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s largest mobile communications carrier, marked a milestone in their joint 5G trials by succeeding in high-speed data transmission over a distance of 1.2km on the 28GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum. The field trial, which...Learn More

Hammer Fiber Completes Testing of Next Generation Fixed LTE Wireless Platform

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POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Wireless and fiber network operator, Hammer Fiber Optic Investments Ltd., a subsidiary of Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp. (OTCQB:HMMR) announced today that the initial development phase of their advanced LTE fixed wireless system is concluded. Given the large amount of bandwidth the system can deliver and...Learn More

DISH Names New CEO, Group Presidents, CHRO; Announces Organizational Framework

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DISH Network Corp. today announced that Chairman Charlie Ergen has relinquished his post as Chief Executive Officer to devote more attention to the company’s emerging wireless business. The company promoted Erik Carlson to President and CEO from his prior role as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Carlson...Learn More

ARRIS Completes Acquisition of Ruckus Wireless and ICX Switch Business

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Suwanee, Georgia — December 1, 2017 — ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS) has completed its acquisition of the Ruckus Wireless® and ICX® Switch business from Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO). With this acquisition, ARRIS® builds on a leadership position in networking and entertainment for service providers while expanding into new enterprise and vertical markets. The deal strategically...Learn More

Hiawatha Broadband Selects Espial Elevate SaaS Cloud Platform for Video

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November 30, 2017 — OTTAWA, Canada–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Espial announced that Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC) is powering its video services with Espial’s Elevate cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. HBC is a leading operator in Minnesota and Wisconsin providing television, broadband, and voice services to its customers. By powering its video services with Elevate, HBC can deliver a...Learn More

WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone Expands Knoxville 1 Gig Network to Powell, Tenn.

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), one of the nation’s leading broadband providers, today announced the availability of broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) in Powell, Tenessee following continued expansion of the company’s Knoxville network. WOW! residential and business services are now available to over 5,800 residential and business customers in...Learn More

Sprint Continues Expansion in Major U.S. Carrier Hotels

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November 29, 2017 — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE: S) announced that it is continuing its strategy to expand in major carrier hotels to broaden its network and provide access at the lowest cost. The latest effort in this expansion added a new Point of Presence (PoP) at 910Telecom in Denver, Colorado. Sprint is now able to...Learn More

Rivada Conditionally Wins Colorado Public Safety Network Contract

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November 28, 2017 — COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rivada Networks and Macquarie Capital announced today they will jointly pursue opt-out state contracts under the FirstNet legislation. The first initiative of this alliance is a conditional award from the State of Colorado to build out its public-safety broadband radio access network. The companies are actively pursuing other opportunities...Learn More

MoCA Joins Broadband Forum

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November 28, 2017—San Ramon, CA—Demonstrating its commitment to broadband access, MoCA has joined the Broadband Forum. MoCA will work with the organization to utilize its data modeling and management standards for integration into MoCA Access™. Broadband Forum also represents a market opportunity as many telco’s and ISPs, as well as cable MSOs, are members of...Learn More

Amazon AWS Upgrades Elemental Video Services

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SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 27, 2017– Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced five AWS Elemental Media Services, an integrated suite of services that make it easy for video providers of all kinds to create reliable, flexible, and scalable video offerings in the cloud. Based on AWS Elemental video solutions, these five new...Learn More

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