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Shentel announces expansion of its affiliate relationship with Sprint

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February 5, 2017 — Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (“Shentel”) (NASDAQ:SHEN) announces that it has closed a transaction to further expand its relationship with Sprint, effective February 1, 2018. Shentel has signed an Expansion Agreement and amended its Affiliate Agreement with Sprint to expand its affiliate service...Learn More

Zayo Announces New Long Haul Dark Fiber Route

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BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced plans for a new long haul dark fiber network between Reno, Nevada and Umatilla, Oregon. The route is anchored by a webscale customer and is generating strong demand from additional customers. The network expansion will add more...Learn More

C Spire Gains Microsoft Office 365 Cloud Silver Partner Designation

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RIDGELAND, Miss., Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — C Spire Business is ramping up its support for business owners by deepening its relationship with Microsoft and boosting opportunities to take advantage of cloud-based solutions offered through Microsoft Office 365 from C Spire, its suite of flexible, secure business tools that...Learn More

Bell the First Wireless Provider in Canada To Achieve Gigabit LTE Speeds

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MONTRÉAL, Feb. 2, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Bell today announced its LTE Advanced (LTE-A) wireless network has delivered data speeds of a Gigabit per second (Gbps) in recent deployment testing, another network first for Canada’s largest communications company. “Canada’s Best National Network keeps getting better as Bell’s commitment...Learn More

TDS Completes Acquisition of Merrimac Communications in Merrimac, Wis.

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MADISON, Wis. (Feb. 1, 2018) — TDS Metrocom, LLC a subsidiary of TDS Telecom (TDS®), announces it has purchased the communications network and business operations of Merrimac Communications, Ltd. in Merrimac, Wis. TDS will immediately begin working to transition customers and planning improvements to the network, which passes...Learn More

YouTube TV Now Available on Roku Devices

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February 01, 2018 — LOS GATOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Roku Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) and YouTube today announced the availability of YouTube TV on select Roku® devices1. YouTube TV allows Roku users to stream live sports, local and national news, and must-see shows the moment they air on live...Learn More

Windstream Announces It Will Offer DIRECTV Services Across Footprint

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today announced it will offer AT&T’s DIRECTV satellite service and DIRECTV NOW streaming service to residential customers across its entire service area. The DIRECTV product offerings...Learn More

Consolidated Communications Launches On-site Secure

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MATTOON, Ill. – Jan. 29, 2018 – Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading broadband and business communications provider, today announced the launch of On-site Secure, a fully-managed, highly-available security offering that addresses the most sophisticated security threats with industry-leading technology. Consolidated’s On-site Secure uniquely integrates...Learn More

Altice One Available Across Entire Optimum Footprint with Netflix

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January 29, 2018 — NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS), one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, today announces that Altice One, the company’s one-of-a-kind connectivity platform, is now available across the full Optimum footprint and includes integrated and seamless access to Netflix...Learn More

RCN/Grande Closes Acquisition of Wave Broadband

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January 24, 2018 — KIRKLAND, Wash. & FORT WORTH, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RCN/Grande, a nationwide broadband service platform controlled by TPG Capital, today closed its previously announced partnership with Wave Broadband (Wave). Wave is a leading regional broadband fiber company offering a full suite of...Learn More

Atlantic Broadband To Acquire All Assets of FiberLight, LLC’s South Florida Fiber Network

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January 25, 2018 — QUINCY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s 9th largest cable operator has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the entire South Florida fiber network from FiberLight, LLC, an industry leader in providing high-performance fiber-optic network solutions. Upon completion of the agreement, Atlantic Broadband...Learn More

CenturyLink Launches Adaptive Network Security Mobility

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MONROE, La., Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — For businesses weighing the advantages of an increasingly mobile workforce against the need to protect sensitive information in today’s complex cybersecurity landscape, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) is unveiling Adaptive Network Security Mobility. Adaptive Network Security Mobility is a network solution that enables remote users to...Learn More

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