News of Note—Calix, Huawei Marine, Massachusetts’ net neutrality plans and more

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Check out some of the other wireline stories FierceTelecom is covering across the industry today. (Pixabay)

> The Wi-SUN Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies seeking to accelerate the implementation of communication networking for utilities, smart cities and the internet of things (IoT), has introduced its certification program for Enhanced HAN, a new Home Area Network communications profile. Release

> Consolidated Telcom, a telco providing services in southwestern North Dakota, experienced impressive revenue and customer retention increases through its Managed Wi-Fi service enabled by Calix GigaCenters and Calix Support Cloud. Release

> Huawei Marine has commenced the second phase of its Sorsogon-Samar Submarine Fiber Optical Interconnection Project for the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines. Telecom Asia article

> Cisco has tapped Gerri Elliott to be its new chief sales and marketing officer and Maria Martinez as its chief customer experience officer, a newly created role. Release

> A state Senate committee is recommending that Massachusetts implement a state-level net neutrality policy, in response to the federal government rolling back federal net neutrality rules. MassLive.com article