Broadband Communities

JUL 2016

BROADBAND COMMUNITIES is the leading source of information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities. Our editorial aims to accelerate the deployment of Fiber-To-The-Home and Fiber-To-The-Premises.

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48 | BROADBAND COMMUNITIES | | JULY 2016 FIBER-TO-THE-HOME TOP 100 LIST boxes, passive modules (WDM and fiber splitters), fiber jumpers, pigtails and MPO cables and cassettes. It also offers fiber characterization testing services nationwide. Headquartered in Frankfort, New York, Fiberdyne has 100 full-time employees. Finley Engineering 417-682-5531 Key Products: Network design and engineering services Summary: Finley Engineering Company has more than 60 years of communications and electric power engineering experience and nearly 30 years of experience with fiber communication and data projects. e company works with organizations that provide fiber connections to improve end users' quality of life and economic opportunities. Founded in 1953, Finley Engineering Company has more than 300 employees in 10 offices nationwide and is one of the largest communications network design companies in the United States. e company specializes in end-to-end engineering consulting for telecommunications, broadband, wireless, cable television, electric power transmission and distribution networks, IT services, project management, and right-of- way and land services. Finley develops design criteria for clients' projects and follows through with detailed designs, construction documents, contracts, contract administration and materials lists. Once a project is underway, Finley can provide construction observation and project management. Finley has completed more than 20,000 miles of FTTH projects and passed more than 100,000 homes with fiber. Fujitsu Network Communications 888-362-7763 Key Products: Multivendor core, access and wireless network equipment; network management software solutions; end-to-end multivendor network project integration; other professional services Summary: Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., based in Richardson, Texas, builds middle-mile and last-mile fiber networks, partnering with states, municipalities and utilities. It works with customers or alongside their consultants to plan, design, build, operate and maintain broadband networks. It delivers custom, end-to-end network integration by combining the best of wireline, wireless and software technology with multivendor services, using a vendor-agnostic approach to provide turnkey solutions for FTTH implementations. Fujitsu Network Communications has served as prime integrator for high- profile telecommunications and enterprise projects that include an ongoing FTTH deployment by Kit Carson Electric Cooperative in Taos, New Mexico, and middle-mile network connectivity for Horizon Telcom in southern and eastern Ohio. Fujtsu also powered a 2,000-mile fiber network with broadband speeds up to 100 Gbps for Illinois Century Network, an open-access provider owned and operated by the state of Illinois. Fujitsu Network Communications is a subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, a global information and communications technology company based in Japan, which offers technology products, solutions and services in more than 100 countries. e company, which has approximately 159,000 employees, reported consolidated revenues of about $40 billion for the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2016. GigabitNow 866-748-8066 "There's been a lot of fundamental private and government-sponsored investment the last 12 months, and Prysmian NA anticipates this trend to continue over the next three to five years. In past cycles, there was typically a single driver. Today, we have a number of applications driving broadband desires: 4G and 5G mobile, fixed broadband to the house and the business, CAF II incentives for rural broadband advancement, Mexico industry deregulation, the rise of the IoT. There's quite a stir in the industry. As a result, we are seeing the rise of hyper broadband providers via industry consolidation." – Steve Szymanski, VP of Telecom Business and Solutions, Prysmian Group

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