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Comcast works to increase participation in AC

At the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Connectivity Program and its predecessor, the Emergency Broadband Benefit, approaches, Comcast announced developments in its efforts to increase awareness of the program that provides connectivity. Citizens will soon be able to visit 500-plus Xfinity stores nationwide to sign up for Internet Essentials Plus, a service that includes 100 Mbps speed, […]

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Leidos awards NASA AEGIS subcontract to Vision Technologies

Glen Burnie-based Vision Technologies, a national systems integrator, has been awarded a subcontract by prime contractor Leidos for the Advanced Enterprise Global Information Technology Solutions (AEGIS) contract in support of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The AEGIS contract is designed to provide a seamless communications infrastructure that encompasses both wide-area and center local-area networks […]

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Ciena acquires Vyatta from AT&T

Hanover-based CienaCorp. has entered into a definitive agreement with AT&T to acquire its Vyatta virtual routing and switching technology. The acquisition reflects Ciena’s continued investment in its routing and switching roadmap to address the growing market opportunity to transform the edge, including 5G networks and cloud environments. Specifically, these key technologies and expertise will serve to expand and accelerate […]

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NewWave launches Onyx

Elkridge-based NewWave Telecom and Technologies Inc., announced the launch of Onyx Technology, a subsidiary focused on providing health plans with the products and services needed to support health care data interoperability in the emergent era of Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR) standards. “NewWave has supported the CMS mission to deliver the Blue Button 2.0 API […]

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Oregon Utility District transforms network with Ciena, SEL

Central Lincoln People’s Utility District recently selected Ciena, of Hanover, and Schweitzer Engineering Labs (SEL) technology to transform its power grid, which services 33,000 residents and 5,600 commercial and industrial customers in Central Oregon. This upgrade will allow Central Lincoln to merge both information and operational technology (IT/OT) traffic onto one network, while also achieving […]

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TelemaxX introduces new ethernet services

TelemaxX Telekommunikation GmbH, a data center provider in Germany, recently deployed solutions from Hanover-based Ciena‘s Packet Networking portfolio to transform its network and ensure a smooth rollout of Ethernet Business Services (EBS). Across the region of Karlsruhe, TelemaxX manages five data centers designed to assist German customers in managing their IT infrastructure efficiently and safely without […]

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Gigaclear Networks selects Ciena

Gigaclear Networks, the U.K’s leading provider of full fiber broadband connectivity to rural communities, recently deployed a 100G transport network across multiple countryside locations in the U.K. powered by optical and intelligent software solutions from Hanover-based Ciena. The enhanced network will enable Internet service providers to offer advanced services, such as HD video streaming to […]