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Consolidated Connects with Hurricane Electric

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Houston, Texas – April 20, 2017 – Consolidated Communications’ welcomes Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, to its Houston-based Walker Meet Me Room (MMR) at 811 Louisiana, which offers fiber assets and provides regional, national and international access. “Our new connection with Hurricane provides a direct exchange of IP traffic over a low...Learn More

NCTC Members Adopt Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV Platform

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 19, 2017 – Evolution Digital today announced the deployment of its fully-managed eVUE-TV™ IP Video on Demand Solution with seven additional member operators in the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC). The seven operators deploying eVUE-TV on the NCTC’s VU-IT!™ platform include Docomo Pacific, Antietam Communications, Frankfort Plant Board, Orbitel Communications, Easton Utilities, MTC...Learn More

BTC Broadband Selected MRV’s OptiDriver® for its Fiber Backbone Build-out

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CHATSWORTH, CA —April 18, 2017—MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, announced that fiber-optic based regional broadband telecommunications service provider, BTC Broadband, has selected MRV to build out a strategic WDM network within the State of Oklahoma.  With the...Learn More

EPIX and Frontier Communications Renew Distribution Agreement

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New York — April 17, 2017 — Premium entertainment network EPIX today announced that it has renewed its distribution agreement with Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR), a leader in providing communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “Frontier has been a strong partner over the past...Learn More

Crown Castle Announces Agreement to Acquire Wilcon

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HOUSTON, April 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) (“Crown Castle”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Wilcon Holdings LLC (“Wilcon”) for approximately $600 million (subject to certain limited adjustments) from Pamlico Capital and other unit holders of Wilcon.  Wilcon is a fiber services provider...Learn More

Verizon Digital Media Services to Supply Cinedigm

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April 12, 2017 — LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) today announced that Cinedigm has selected Verizon Digital Media Services to power the streaming and syndication of linear content for its portfolio of over the top digital networks. The move to the Verizon Digital Media Services platform will enable high-quality, reliable video delivery of Cinedigm’s linear...Learn More

Megapath Offers SD-WAN Uptime Guarantee

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April 11, 2017 — PLEASANTON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MegaPath, a leading provider of voice, data, security and cloud services in North America, today announced the availability of MegaPath RED, a premium customer program for businesses that cannot afford downtime and require a premium level of support. Customers who purchase MegaPath SD-WAN Enterprise and a MegaPath T1 or...Learn More

Windstream Launches Wholesale SD-WAN Offering

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Apr 11, 2017 — LAS VEGAS – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced at Channel Partners Conference & Expo 2017 in Las Vegas both the launch of its all-new Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) solution uniquely designed for the reseller community, as well as the revitalization of Windstream...Learn More

CenturyLink Wins $6 Million GSA Contract

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Washington —  April 10, 2017 — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a contract to provide a hosted contact center and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service to the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). CenturyLink will provide the FAS with a hosted contact center that features expanding technology capabilities, a variety of secure interfaces that...Learn More

Rise Broadband Debuts National Channel Program for Resellers and Agents

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April 06, 2017  — DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rise Broadband, the nation’s largest fixed wireless broadband service provider, announces its new Alliance Channel Partner Programs which recruit and support Master Agents, Broadband Resellers and Aggregators. The programs appeal to all broadband channel partners desiring unique network routes for primary and/or redundancy service. Rise Broadband’s high-capacity Ethernet, Internet and...Learn More

C Spire Delivers Wireless Network Broadband Boost with Maximum Range LTE

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RIDGELAND, Miss., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — C Spire, whose wireless unit is one of the nation’s leading mobile service providers, announced today that it has expanded coverage for much of its 4G LTE network as it nears completion of the latest phase of its new cutting-edge, maximum range low-band spectrum technology initiative. The telecom and...Learn More

AT&T to Add 4K Coverage to Masters Tournament

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El Segundo, California — April 4, 2017 – It’s been said playing at Augusta National Golf Club is like being in the most perfect picture ever painted. Starting Thursday, AT&T1 and DIRECTV will bring viewers closer than ever to that picture when they apply their 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) brush strokes to another Masters...Learn More

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