CenturyLink Selected As An Authorized ISP By National Research and Education Network

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WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that it has been selected as an authorized commercial internet service provider by The Quilt, a national coalition of non-profit U.S. regional research and education networks representing 40 networks and more than 900 educational institutions across the country....Learn More

Three Fiber ISPs Turn to Alianza for Cloud-Based Voice Service

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. —June 4, 2018—Alianza Inc., the cloud voice platform company, announced today that three fiber broadband Internet service providers (ISPs) have selected Alianza’s Cloud Voice Platform to power new VoIP phone services for their customers. The providers—a cable company and two rural electric cooperatives—are delivering fiber-based broadband...Learn More

ACSI: Fios Tops in ISP Customer Satisfaction But That’s Not Saying Much

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Internet service providers (ISPs) are performing worse than ever in terms of customer expectations, according to a new ISP customer satisfaction study from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Specifically, ISPs had a 62 satisfaction score out of 100, down 3.1% from the previous report....Learn More

Benaroya’s $14M Investment Will Help FTTH Firm GigabitNow Expand

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The Benaroya Companies have made a $14 million equity investment in GigabitNow, a division of IsoFusion that builds FTTH networks in municipalities and private communities. The funds will be used for network development and deployment and other project financing purposes for projects in the western...Learn More

DISH Alliance Group Will Focus on ISP Co-Marketing, Allowing ISPs to Add Video to Broadband

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DISH Network Corp. today introduced the DISH Alliance Group, a business unit dedicated to supporting internet service providers (ISPs) interested in marketing their broadband services through DISH’s call centers. Additionally, the group will provide ISPs access to DISH’s residential and commercial video offerings, including the...Learn More

Peak Internet Fixed Broadband Will Be CBRS-Ready

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Colorado-based Peak Internet will be deploying fixed wireless infrastructure operating in the 3.65 GHz band that can be easily upgraded in the future to use the entire CBRS band, according to ExteNet, equipment supplier for the Peak Internet fixed broadband deployment. Peak, headquartered in Woodland Park,...Learn More

Report: Gfast Deployments Now Reach 3 Million Locations, But Actual Subscriber Counts Still Quite Small

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Broadband analyst firm Point Topic estimates that as of early 2018, some 3 million premises will have access to Gfast networks, offering maximum download speeds varying from 300 Mbps to 500Mbps. Point Topic found 33 telecom operators and ISPs that have made Gfast deployments or...Learn More

Starry Internet Expansion May Include 16 Additional Markets, Starts with Two

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Fixed wireless ISP Starry Internet is expanding beyond their initial market of Boston, Mass. Next up, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, the start-up wireless carrier announced in a blog post. Eventually, Starry Internet expansion could include 14 additional markets. Starry Internet announced their intentions to...Learn More

ARRIS Completes Acquisition of Ruckus Wireless and ICX Switch Business

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Suwanee, Georgia — December 1, 2017 — ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS) has completed its acquisition of the Ruckus Wireless® and ICX® Switch business from Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO). With this acquisition, ARRIS® builds on a leadership position in networking and entertainment for service providers while...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...Learn More

SDN Streamlines Virtualized Open Access Network for Idaho Municipality Ammon Fiber

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Software defined networking (SDN) technology is making it easier for multiple service providers to share a community-owned virtualized open access network in Ammon, Idaho. Two service providers already have signed on to offer broadband at speeds of up to 1 Gbps over the community-owned network...Learn More

CBRS LTE Fixed Wireless Broadband Set to Deploy, Despite Uncertain Future

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Fixed wireless broadband continues to gain traction with the news today that Georgia-based wireless internet service provider (WISP) Paladin Wireless will deploy fixed service using LTE technology in the CBRS band. Paladin is targeting a December turn-up for the network using an experimental license, said...Learn More

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