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Sprint Announces Wireless Lifeline Services Partnership with i-wireless

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 02, 2016 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced it has entered into an agreement with i-wireless, LLC to strengthen its position as a leader in the wireless Lifeline services industry. The partnership will merge Sprint’s Assurance Wireless and i-wireless’ Access...Learn More

Comcast’s NBCUniversal to Acquire Dreamworks Animation

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New York, April 28, 2016 – NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), today announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ: DWA). One of the world’s most admired family brands, DreamWorks Animation creates animated feature films, television series and specials, live entertainment and related...Learn More

Lumos Introduces Express Cloud Access Service

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April 28, 2016 — WAYNESBORO, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the mid-Atlantic region, launched Lumos Express Cloud Access, a network service that bypasses the public Internet to...Learn More

Comcast to Provide Wi-Fi in Wawa Stores

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PHILADELPHIA– April 26, 2016 – Starting today, people who visit the more than 700 Wawa stores in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia will have access to free Wi-Fi, thanks to a new collaboration between the company and Comcast. Comcast Business’s Enterprise Solutions...Learn More

TDS® Announces Hacker Alert for Mobile Devices

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MADISON, Wis. (April 26, 2016) –– Worldwide 23 million mobile devices are infected with malicious software known as malware. A form of hostile software, malware is used to disrupt computer operations, gather critical user data, and display unwanted advertising. To help combat this ever-growing threat,...Learn More

NGN Adds 100 Gigabits of Capacity to Its Core Fiber Optic Network

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Clarkesville, GA – April 25, 2015 – NGN, a member-owned cooperative operating over 1,600 miles of fiber optic infrastructure in North Georgia, announces the addition of 100 Gigabits of capacity across its core fiber optic network. This new capacity on its Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing...Learn More

Miami-Dade County Joins AT&T Smart Cities Initiative

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Dallas, Texas  — Residents in Miami-Dade County could soon experience improvements in areas like public safety, public transportation and traffic. AT&T is on tap to work with the County to explore delivering smart cities solutions.    It’s part of a larger effort to create impactful solutions...Learn More

Comcast Brings Xfinity TV App to Roku Platform

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Comcast today announced a partnership with Roku Inc. that will continue to expand the range of retail devices Comcast’s customers can use to access their Xfinity TV service. Later this year, Xfinity TV customers will be able to enjoy their cable subscription in the home...Learn More

Atlantic Broadband Integrates HBO GO with TiVo

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April 20, 2016 — QUINCY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Atlantic Broadband today announced the launch of HBO GO®, the authenticated streaming service from HBO®, through its DVR powered by TiVo®. The addition of the HBO GO app on Atlantic Broadband’s TiVo service enables TiVo users who are active...Learn More

Calix Platform Targets MDUs

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PETALUMA, CA–(Marketwired – April 19, 2016) – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX), the world leader in enabling service providers to deliver a gigabit experience to their subscribers, today announced the industry’s premier solution for delivering an unmatched broadband experience to people living in apartments, dormitories, and...Learn More

Cox Extends Low Cost Internet for ConnectHome Program

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PHOENIX, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Cox Communications today announced a major investment in its efforts to narrow the digital divide through its support of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative. Cox Communications is extending its Connect2Compete low-cost Internet offering to any HUD-assisted...Learn More

SI Wireless Launches WiFi Calling for Subscribers Using Cloud VoWiFi Solution from Interop Technologies

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FORT MYERS, FL—April 13, 2016—Interop Technologies, a specialist in virtualized IMS infrastructure and IP services technologies for telecommunication service providers, today announced that SI Wireless has launched WiFi Calling using the Interop Technologies CorePlusX℠ Voice-Over-WiFi (VoWiFi) solution. The operator has made VoWiFi service available to...Learn More