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Legislation aims to close "homework gap" by promoting innovative ways to keep kids digitally connected outside of school

Thursday, June 18, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) introduced the Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015, major legislation that...

Enventis Takes on the Consolidated Communications Name

Name Change Follows Merger, Reflects Combined Company, Greater Scale and Resources MANKATO, Minn., June 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq:CNSL) announced effective...

New TELUS fibre optic network will help spur the next wave of social and economic opportunity for Edmonton

One billion dollar investment will stimulate employment and economic growth, and allowhealthcare providers, educators and technology companies to reimagine how they deliver services Edmonton, AB...

ViaSat Recognized as a 2015 Healthiest Company by the San Diego Business Journal

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), an innovator in broadband and communication technologies and services, is proud to announce it was recognized as one of the...

GreenTouch Exceeds Mission Goals, Delivers New Technology to Improve Energy Efficiency in Wireless Networks by More Than 10,000X

Global consortium concludes five-year effort by sharing dramatic findings, new tools, technologies and architectures that offer significant energy savings for Wireless, Fixed and Core Networks NEW...

Windstream and Salestream Software Offer New Windstream Carrier API Support

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: WIN) announced today that Windstream and Salestream Software, the provider of MasterStream, have joined efforts to offer instant access to...

Microsoft and HP Lead in $114B Data Center Infrastructure Market

RENO, NV, June 17, 2015--New Q1 data from Synergy Research Group shows that over the last four quarters spend on data center infrastructure reached $114 billion, with software now accounting for 23%...

FCC Modernizes Numbering Rules To Spur Competitive VoIP Options for Consumers

Washington, D.C. (June 18, 2015) – The Federal Communications Commission today modernized and streamlined its rules governing the distribution of phone numbers by leveling the playing field for...

ECI Announces the New Apollo OPT 9900 Series - High Capacity, Multi-layer Switching Platforms Specifically Suited for Core Networks

The Apollo 9900 series is the densest, most energy efficient, hybrid OTN/packet switch on the market today PETACH TIKVA, Israel, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ECI announced today that the company...

Mediacom Business Division will provide Gigabit+ for NASCAR and IndyCar racing events

Des Moines, IA – June 17, 2015 – Building on a recently renewed partnership with Iowa Speedway, Mediacom Communications today announced that its Mediacom Business...

Survey Shows Rural Fiber Deployment, Higher Speed Broadband on the Rise

ARLINGTON, Va., June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's small, independent telecommunications providers continue to make significant progress in providing high-speed broadband to...

35 Mayors and Elected Officials Call for Accessible Broadband Performance Information Following GAO Investigation

Washington, DC (June 17, 2015) – Today, 35 mayors and city officials sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging uniform and accessible reporting on broadband network...

Faster time to market for Ultra-Fast Broadband as Broadband Forum completes industry's first plugfest for G.fast DPU and CPE equipment

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Vonage Chief Executive Officer to Present at the Bernstein Future of Media & Telecom Summit

HOLMDEL, N.J., June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Alan Masarek, is scheduled to present at the Bernstein Future of Media...

AT&T Extends U-verse with AT&T Gigapower to More Properties

Residents of Apartments and Condos to Enjoy U-verse High-Speed Internet, TV and Phone Service Company Wants to Hear From Interested Property Owners, Management Groups and Developers DALLAS, June 16,...

Frontier Communications Accepts $283 Million in Annual Connect America Funding to Expand Broadband Service to 650,000 Unserved Locations

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) accepted offers from the Federal Communications Commission(FCC) totaling more than $283 million in annual Connect America...

Allied Fiber Completes Southeast Route, the First Open-Access Colocation and Dark Fiber System to Enable Network-Neutral Interconnections from Miami to Atlanta and All Points Between

Network-neutral, integrated colocation and dark fiber now available to improve global Internet traffic flow as well as boost local economies with improved Internet infrastructure for businesses and...

IHS: Mixed-Bag Carrier Ethernet Equipment Market Set to Top $29 Billion in 2019

Campbell, CALIFORNIA (June 12, 2015)-IHS (NYSE: IHS) today reported that the global carrier Ethernet equipment market was down 2 percent in 2014 from the year prior, to $27 billion, as the VDSL, EPON...

Consumer bureau chief appoints ombudsperson for open Internet questions and complaints

Experienced Attorney and Consumer Advocate to Help Consumers & Businesses Engage on Net Neutrality WASHINGTON, June 15, 2015 – Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Chief Alison Kutler...

Birch Sponsors Running for Ronald Race in Macon, Ga

4th Year Annual Event Gains Sponsor for Families of Children Receiving Medical Treatment in Georgia ATLANTA, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Birch Communications, Inc., ("Birch") a leading...