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Cut Fiber Cable Caused Seven-Hour Verizon Outage

Jake Anderson - Mar 5, 2019 4:45:00 PM

Verizon customers in certain areas of Michigan went a long day without service last week.

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5G = WAY More Fiber

Wade Anderson - Feb 28, 2019 4:45:00 PM

5G networks are fast approaching.

With 5G comes new-age bandwidth, increased speeds, and lower latencies. The next generation of cellular mobile communications will facilitate incredible technological innovation, including artificial intelligence and augmented reality.

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President Trump Pushing For Faster 5G Deployment

Wade Anderson - Feb 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM

A push for mobile 5G network services is coming from the top. The VERY top.

President Donald Trump recently challenged American companies over Twitter to “step up their efforts” with respect to 5G deployment. By doing so, he believes the U.S. would lead the world in next-gen data services and reaffirm its position as a global, innovative powerhouse.

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Google Fiber Leaving Louisville, Utah Won’t Be Impacted

Wade Anderson - Feb 22, 2019 5:15:34 PM

Google Fiber recently announced that it is leaving a partially built fiber network behind in Louisville, Kentucky. On April 15, the company will shut off fiber network service that originally began in October 2017 for good.

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OSPInsight Edit 8.5 Webinar Recording

Jake Anderson - Feb 14, 2019 12:16:40 PM

Thank you for attending the OSPInsight Edit 8.5 webinar on February 7th. We are happy to announce that a recording of the Webinar is now live.

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Supporting 5G Rollouts: Fiber Management Software

Jake Anderson - Feb 5, 2019 6:30:00 PM

On a recent fourth quarter earnings call, Nokia CEO, Rajeev Suri, warned investors of a slow start to 2019 due to staggered 5G network rollouts.

After tallying a fourth quarter net profit of $852M, Nokia’s stock dropped 7% as a result of Suri’s comments. The company’s performance, however, is expected to pick-up, in the back half of the year.

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What Is The RFI Tool?

Jake Anderson - Jan 24, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Qualifying development opportunities quickly is incredibly important when trying to win business in the fiber network space. Sales professionals need to be able to estimate project costs with relative ease without relying on the help and expertise of network engineers.

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How Does OSPInsight Support Work Order Management?

Jake Anderson - Jan 22, 2019 10:00:00 AM

With the release of OSPInsight Edit 8.5, we’ve launched a powerful set of work order management tools that will help clients more effectively plan and design their fiber optic networks.

Users can now build task lists, estimate costs, and organize materials related to potential future developments, all within our software-based platform. In this article, we provide a brief overview of how we now support work order management through a single consolidated experience.

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Next-Gen Broadband: 10G Networks

Jake Anderson - Jan 10, 2019 12:00:00 PM

This past week, CableLabs, Cable Europe, and The Internet & Television Association revealed the next evolution of broadband Internet service at the Consumer Electrics Show in Las Vegas.

The vision - deliver groundbreaking 10 gigabit networks to U.S. consumers and beyond starting in 2020. With a large cohort of cable operators on board and a vast broadband infrastructure already in place, 10G has the potential to transform many industries, services, and applications all across the world.

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The Importance of Fiber Network Redundancy

Jake Anderson - Jan 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

On November 24th, millions of people in Seoul, South Korea lost all phone, internet, and television service after a fire destroyed the building of one of the country’s largest telecommunication companies, KT. In the following days, the company’s total subscriber count fell by more than 1,500 and the country’s minister of Science and ICT asked the CEOs of the three largest telecommunications providers to discuss how they would address future network issues.

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