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Cox and American Library Association Partner to Narrow Digital Divide for Low-Income Families

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Tucson, Arizona — Low-income students and their families who lack digital literacy skills and an internet connection at home struggle to keep pace with their peers in the classroom, as nearly all students (96.5 percent) say they are required to use the internet to complete homework assignments outside of school.*  Today Cox Communications and the American...Learn More

i3 Broadband Expands by Completing Acquisition of iTV-3

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ST. LOUIS (Feb. 27, 2017) – i3 Broadband today announced it has acquired from iTV-3, Inc. the rights to manage and operate the UC2B fiber optic network in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.  i3 Broadband plans to aggressively expand the system to provide its “triple play” of Gigabit Internet access, television and telephone services throughout the greater Champaign...Learn More

CenturyLink expands and improves programs available for Alliances and Strategic Partnerships

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Monroe, Louisiana — February 24, 2017 — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is expanding its Alliance programs to serve their enterprise customers with advanced communications and IT solutions. Each program is tailored to meet the specific support and enablement needs of its members. CenturyLink announced these new programs yesterday at its annual Alliance event, Ascend, during...Learn More

Calix AXOS G.fast Solution Targets Gigabit over Copper for MDUs

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PETALUMA, CA– February 22, 2017 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX), the world leader in Subscriber Driven Intelligent Access, today announced the expansion of its industry-leading family of AXOS G.fast solutions to support a true gigabit experience to copper-fed subscribers in MDUs. Cutting-edge Collective Dynamic Timing Allocation (cDTA) technology has been added to the industry’s only...Learn More

Windstream Expands Metro Fiber Network in Dallas

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Feb 23, 2017 — DALLAS — Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a major expansion of its advanced metro fiber network in Dallas. Windstream’s expansion will provide the area’s growing business community with world-class fiber and fixed-wireless infrastructure that connects even more local data centers and commercial buildings with...Learn More

CenturyLink Expands Its Collaboration with VMware to Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Adoption

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Monroe, Louisiana — February 22, 2017 — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced it has expanded its global strategic collaboration with VMware to deepen the level of software-defined data center (SDDC) technologies available to enterprise customers. This collaboration will help preserve and enhance customer investments in on-premises data centers and extend strategic workloads and applications to the...Learn More

Iowa Municipality Turns to Innovative Systems for IPTV

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February 20, 2017 — Muscatine Power and Water announced that it has selected Innovative Systems to provide the “middleware” that will power new customer features for video subscribers when MP&W converts the cable system to Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) later this year as part of the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) project. Innovative Systems was...Learn More

Service Electric Cablevision Inc. and Adams Cable Adopt Alianza’s Cable VoIP 2.0 Solution

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Lindon, Utah — February 16, 2017 — Alianza Inc., the cloud voice platform company, announced today that two independent cable operators and National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) members, Adams Cable and Service Electric Cablevision, have selected Alianza’s Cloud Voice Platform for their next-generation cable VoIP solution. Over 50 service providers now power their suite of residential phone...Learn More

Independents Fiber Network Expands Into Ohio Warren and Butler Counties

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Wapakoneta, Ohio — February 15, 2017 — Independents Fiber Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of Com Net Inc (“CNI-Independents”) has added 240 route miles totaling 3,551 fiber miles under its turn-key management.  These additional facilities are primarily located in Warren and Butler counties with portions reaching into Montgomery, Hamilton and Greene counties. Tim Berelsman, CEO of CNI-Independents Fiber...Learn More

Crown Point Telephone Leverages GENBAND Network Transformation for Power Savings

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Plano, Texas — February 15, 2017 — GENBAND™, a leading provider of real time communications software solutions, today announced that Crown Point Telephone Company has deployed its industry-leading Network Transformation solution, which includes the C15 Call Controller, to transform its legacy telecommunications networks to state-of-the-art technology. The GENBAND solution provides IP-based technology that delivers the...Learn More

NeoNova Acquires Service Contracts from Nex-Tech

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RALEIGH, N.C. and HAYS, Kan., Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NeoNova (an NRTC company) and Nex-Tech today announced that NeoNova has acquired the service contracts for Nex-Tech’s enterprise help desk customers. Effective immediately, NeoNova will assume responsibility for providing these customers with help desk services as well as additional services depending on individual agreements. NeoNova CEO...Learn More

Ohio and Utah Are First states to Approve CenturyLink – Level 3 Merger

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MONROE, La., Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ohio and Utah are the first states to approve the merger of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT). The merger also received regulatory clearance from the state of Nevada. “The Ohio and Utah approvals for the CenturyLink – Level 3 merger indicate that...Learn More