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TDS Telecom says it will double its fiber footprint in 2021

The company plans to spend $220 million in 2021 on its fiber buildout, double what it spent in 2020.

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FCC releases more details on RDOF auction applicants

Long-form applications provide more information on awardees, including companies that bid under unfamiliar names.

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WOW! slashes fiber data service price for small, mid-sized businesses

WideOpenWest's new Fiber Flex data service is targeted to small and medium-sized businesses that have been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Starting prices have been slashed from $419 per month to about $90 per month.

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Unitas says it can help enterprises secure edge access to any cloud

“We don’t need another network, we need a better way to consume the existing networks that are out there.”

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Dish sheds 363K wireless subs, warns of T-Mobile 3G shutdown

Dish continued to lose wireless subscribers for its Boost Mobile MVNO business, and warned of potential trouble ahead as T-Mobile plans to shut down its 3G CMDA network in early 2022.

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Comcast’s FreeWheel appoints Ma as new CTO

FreeWheel, Comcast’s advertising business, has appointed Yuling Ma as its new chief technology officer.

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NEWS OF NOTE

  • Huawei helps Telefonica reinforce its network with 600G and 800G signal transmission. (Release)
  • Seaside Communications to use Harmonic's CableOS Platform. (Release)
  • Dobson Fiber acquires Pinnacle Communications. (Release)
  • Red Hat closes acquisition of StackRox. (Release)
  • Dell Technologies launches Global Innovation Hub in Singapore. (Release)

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