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Fusion Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire MegaPath

NEW YORK, NY — May 10, 2018 — Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN), a leading provider of cloud services, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held MegaPath Holding Corporation (“MegaPath”). Based in Pleasanton, California, MegaPath provides a robust, fully-integrated suite of cloud...Learn More

Windstream Invests $2 million in High-speed Internet Network in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky., May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today announced an investment of $2 million in high-speed Kinetic Internet services for Lexington. With Kinetic Internet, Windstream is improving network speeds to approximately 30,000 households, bringing the number of households receiving...Learn More

Bluebird Network Announces Expansion of Its Fiber-Optic Network

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI — May 7, 2018 — Bluebird Network, a Midwest telecommunications company, today announces an expansion of its fiber-optic network.  Bluebird Network will be adding 45 fiber route miles in the St. Louis metropolitan area and St. Charles County, specifically within Clayton, Wentzville, and Weldon...Learn More

Arvig Continues E-rate Success with Schools and Libraries

PERHAM, Minn., May 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — During the first quarter of 2018, more than 30 schools/school districts have selected Arvig for high-speed internet, transport and voice solutions. Methods of delivery include dark fiber and traditional lit service solutions. These institutions are funding these...Learn More

DISH App Now on Android TV

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DISH today announced that its DISH Anywhere app is now available on Android TVTM devices, bringing more choice and flexibility to how customers watch video content on their big screens. While DISH Anywhere has been available on Android...Learn More

Arvig Purchases Palmer Wireless

PERHAM, MINN., MAY 1, 2018—Arvig Enterprises, Inc., (dba Arvig) announced the purchase of Palmer Wireless, a local wireless company serving the St. Cloud metro area. The all-asset purchase includes 24 miles of fiber around the St. Cloud to Big Lake area. David Arvig, Vice President/COO...Learn More

Blue Valley Telecommunications Becomes 150th Gig-Capable Provider Certified by NTCA

Nashville, Tenn., (April 30, 2018)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today celebrated a major milestone in its members’ efforts to bring innovations to rural communities by announcing that 150 companies have received its Gig-Capable Provider certification for providing access to the Internet’s fastest speeds. The announcement was...Learn More

Ting Internet Announces Gigabit Expansion

April 30, 2018 — FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ting, a division of Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX, TSX: TC) is pleased to announce that Fuquay-Varina will be the next town to get crazy fast fiber Internet from Ting. Ting Internet continues its commitment to bringing dedicated, symmetrical, gigabit, fiber optic...Learn More

LUS Fiber Smart City Challenge Paves The Way for Lafayette, La. To Transform Into a Smart City

LAFAYETTE, La., April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — After 24 hours of designing, collaborating and ideating towards better transportation and quality of life in Lafayette, over $10,000 in cash and prizes were awarded to 360 Fuel. Students, city and state leaders, along with members of the...Learn More

ETI Software Now Supports MobiTV Connect

April 26, 2018 — ATLANTA, GA  – ETI Software Solutions is proud to announce support for MobiTV’s signature offering, The MobiTV Connect™ Platform. MobiTV Connect has been tested, proven, and commercially deployed by multiple Pay TV operators across the country, and liberates subscribers from a traditional set-top...Learn More

Mitel to Be Acquired in $2 Billion Deal

OTTAWA, April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a global leader in business communications, today announced that it has signed a definitive arrangement agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. (“Searchlight”) in an all-cash transaction...Learn More

Cox Adds YouTube Integration to Contour Platform

ATLANTA, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Cox Communications announced that YouTube is now available for Contour customers, providing seamless access to billions of videos right alongside TV programming, On Demand content, DVR recordings and more. Cox Contour customers can use their voice remote to search and watch YouTube videos directly on...Learn More

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