Latest Last mile Stories

2010-11-20 00:00:49

FiberLight, LLC, one of the nation's leading providers of mission critical, high performance fiber optic networks, held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Baltimore Technology Park this week to officially launch a new, $20 million 104-mile fully diverse fiber optic network. The new network will augment FiberLight's existing 123-mile Baltimore network and 299-mile Virginia and D.C. networks by extending the 100% underground optical backbone past the downtown business district to connect to the...

2010-08-24 11:45:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merit Network, Inc. announced today the award of federal stimulus funding to construct 1,270 miles of fiber-optic infrastructure in the Northern Lower and Upper Peninsulas of Michigan. The fiber, which enables access to high-performance broadband, will benefit rural and underserved communities across 29 Michigan counties. The fiber will pass over 525,000 households, 49,000 businesses and 569 community anchor institutions in Michigan,...

2010-05-06 10:42:00

DENVER, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- National Cable Show -- HITS®, a business unit of the Comcast Media Center, (CMC - Cable Show Booth #2141) today announced a national terrestrial fiber distribution service for delivering video programming to cable MSOs. The new solution is made possible by the cable industry expertise of the CMC, supported by tier 1 conditional access from Verimatrix and video processing and delivery powered by Harmonic Inc. The HITS fiber-based solution...

2010-03-02 09:30:00

TEMPE, Ariz., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- PCT International, a leading worldwide manufacturer of last mile and access network solutions for broadband communications networks, announced today that it has completed an upgrade of the video delivery system for the Arizona Diamondbacks' Chase Field home in time for the 2010 baseball season. Working in collaboration with the access provider to the field, PCT International installed key fiber optic elements to enable the delivery of high-quality...

2008-06-25 12:02:10

Airband Communications Inc., the industry's leading fixed-wireless company for businesses in the United States, today announced expanded coverage of its high-bandwidth solutions in Phoenix. As part of its national expansion strategy, the company has significantly increased its market reach and service area, and now provides WiMAX-based services to businesses in the Greater Phoenix area including Scottsdale, Tempe, Deer Valley, Chandler and Mesa. The expansion also includes an upgrade of...

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