News of Note—Lumentum, Bandwidth and Wyoming’s community broadband bill

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> Lumentum will showcase its high-speed transceiver platform with a live product demonstration of both 400G QSFP-DD FR4 and OSFP FR4 optical modules at OFC 2018. Release

> Everstream Solutions’ current investors—M/C Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, and its limited partners—have entered into a definitive agreement to sell Everstream to AMP Capital. Release

> A bill introduced in Wyoming (PDF) that set aside money to invest in municipal-owned internet was revamped before it passed to favor the state’s incumbent service providers. Motherboard article

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> Bandwidth launched its new Enterprise A2P Messaging, an alternative to short codes for business messaging at scale. Release

> Mayors of New York City, Austin, Texas, and Portland, Oregon, have joined a coalition promising to avoid doing business with telecom vendors and ISPs that engage in anticompetitive behavior or refuse to adhere to net neutrality. DSLReports article

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