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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

CBS Corporation Blacks Out DISH Subscribers

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November 21, 2017 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tonight DISH reported that CBS Corporation chose to black out DISH customers’ access to 28 local channels in 18 markets across 26 states (view full list here). CBS is blocking consumers in an effort to raise carriage rates for local channels and gain negotiating leverage for unrelated cable channels,...Learn More

100% Fiber Network Powered by AT&T Fiber Now Available in Central Kentucky Area

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November 16, 2017 –  Georgetown, Kentucky  — AT&T is now offering a 1 gigabit connection1 on our 100% fiber network powered by AT&T FiberSM to customer locations in parts of Central Kentucky, including in parts of Georgetown and surrounding communities. 2 “A regular point of discussion in Frankfort is how we can encourage the continued deployment of high-speed...Learn More

WISPA and CBRS Alliance to Work Together on 3.5 GHz CBRS Band

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SUNNYVALE, CA–(Marketwired – Nov 15, 2017) – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) and the CBRS Alliance have signed an agreement to cooperate closely in the advancement of the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum band. Under the new agreement, the organizations will work together to address technical challenges and business opportunities in the...Learn More

Calix AXOS Gfast Has Over 100 Service Provider Deployments

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PETALUMA, CA – November 15, 2017 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced it has accelerated past the 100 service provider deployment milestone for its industry-leading AXOS Gfast solutions faster than any other vendor. Armed with Calix AXOS Gfast solutions, which simplify the delivery of new services, service providers globally are cost-effectively upgrading their offerings to a true symmetrical gigabit experience in challenging multi-dwelling unit...Learn More

U.S. Cellular Offers In-Vehicle Wi-Fi, Vehicle Management Tool

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November 14, 2017 — CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–U.S. Cellular customers can easily manage their vehicles and keep tabs on the safety of their drivers using CruiseConnect, an easy-to-install vehicle connectivity device developed by ZTE and accompanying mobile app developed by Modus. CruiseConnect offers safety notifications for families, serves as a fleet management tool for businesses and turns any vehicle...Learn More

DISH Goes All in on Voice Control; New Voice Remote Ships with All Hopper DVRs

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November 14, 2017 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DISH today released a new voice remote that ships with all Hopper DVRs. Upgraded with motion-activated backlighting and two customizable buttons, the remote interprets natural language to control navigation, search and content selection on compatible set-top boxes. New DISH customers will receive the remote with a Hopper at no...Learn More

Cox Brings Netflix To Cox Contour, Providing Seamless Video Experience

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ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today Cox Communications and Netflix announced the integration of Netflix on Cox Contour nationwide.  Accessing Netflix movies and shows is now as easy as speaking into the remote for Cox Contour video customers. Cox customers with a Netflix subscription can access Netflix content, along with Cox’s live TV, DVR and On Demand...Learn More

Hammer Fiber Chooses Rahway New Jersey as Introductory Market for New Gigabit Internet Service

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POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hammer Fiber Optic Investments Ltd., a New Jersey based wireless and fiber network operator and wholly owned subsidiary of Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: HMMR) announced today that it has chosen its existing market in Rahway New Jersey to launch Gigabit Internet Service to residential customers.  Beginning in early 2018, Hammer Fiber...Learn More

AT&T to Invest an Additional $1 Billion in the United States if Competitive Tax Rate Enacted

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Dallas, Texas — November 8, 2017 — Since 2012, AT&T has invested more in the United States than any other public company. Today, the company committed to step up its 2018 U.S. investment by an additional $1 billion if Congress passes — and the President signs into law — the corporate tax provisions currently in the...Learn More

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