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

Nemont Telephone Selects Mimosa for Fixed Wireless Broadband

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Santa Clara, California — September 12, 2017 — Mimosa Networks, the leader in 5G Fixed wireless solutions, announced today that Nemont Telephone Cooperative (Nemont) has selected the company’s fiber-fast wireless solutions to deliver ultra-broadband fixed wireless services to underserved subscribers in Montana. Nemont Telephone has...Learn More

BCN Telecom partners with Windstream Wholesale for SD-WAN adoption

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Little Rock, Arkansas — August 17, 2017 — Windstream, (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today that BCN Telecom – a New Jersey-based technology service provider specializing in multi-location, multi-product aggregation – will soon be adding Windstream Wholesale’s Software Defined Wide Area...Learn More

Grande Expands Gigabit Broadband to Corpus Christi

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Austin, Texas — July 11, 2017 — Grande Communications, the Texas-based broadband communications company offering internet, TV and phone services, announces the expansion of the company’s 1 Gigabit internet service to home and business subscribers in Corpus Christi, Texas. Beginning today, July 11, 2017, Grande...Learn More

NineStar Connect Announces Fiber Optic Service to 100% of Businesses and Residences in McCordsville

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Greenfield, Indiana — July 12, 2017 — NineStar Connect, a smart utility based in Hancock County, Ind., announced today that it has reached a milestone of providing high-speed fiber optic broadband service to 100 percent of businesses and homes in McCordsville, Ind. With a population...Learn More

i3 Broadband Expands Residential and Business Fiber Optic Network in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois — July 10, 2017 — i3 Broadband, a neighborhood provider of fiber optic Internet, today announced it will start construction in multiple neighborhoods to continue its multi-year, multi-million dollar investment in extending the fiber network throughout Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. i3 Broadband offers ultra-high speed...Learn More

Calix Targets Connected Home Support with Calix Support Cloud

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Petaluma, California — June 28, 2017 — Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX), the world leader in Subscriber Driven Intelligent Access, today announced the availability of Calix Support Cloud, a new addition to Calix Cloud purpose built to dramatically improve and transform how service provider customer service representatives...Learn More

CP-TEL Expands Services Across North Central Louisiana Using Champion ONE Optical Transceivers

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Beachwood, Ohio — June 27, 2017 — Champion ONE, the Champion of Open Networking® and leading supplier of optical transceivers, has partnered with CP-TEL enabling them to deploy cost effective FTTx services to their customers. With increasing demand for new fiber-to-the-premises services across several parishes...Learn More

Broadband Access Coalition Asks FCC for Spectrum for Gigabit Fixed Wireless

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An industry coalition wants access to mid-band airwaves that, according to the group, could support as many as three providers of gigabit fixed wireless service in the same geographic area. The group, known as the Broadband Access Coalition, made a filing with the FCC today...Learn More

MoCA Access Now Available

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June 14, 2017, San Ramon, CA—Leveraging its inherent strengths in high performance and high reliability, the Multimedia over Coax Alliance is introducing MoCA Access; a new broadband access specification based on the MoCA 2.5 standard which is capable of 2.5 Gbps actual data rates and...Learn More

PCMag: U.S. Internet Speed Gains Stall, Hotwire Dethrones Xfinity in ISP Rankings

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Internet speeds across the U.S. were essentially stagnant,  according to PC Magazine’s latest nationwide ISP rankings. This despite the nation’s telco ISPs expanding gigabit Internet, fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) deployments and cable ISPs expanding deployment of new generation DOCSIS 3.1 broadband cable Internet services....Learn More

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