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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62 | BROADBAND COMMUNITIES | | JULY 2016 FIBER-TO-THE-HOME TOP 100 LIST Key Products: Internet, video and voice services; support for leasing offices Summary: Pavlov Media is a leading network provider in the multiple-dwelling-unit space and the largest private provider of broadband services to off-campus student housing communities in the United States. It builds and runs networks for nearly 700 apartment communities in 43 states and Canada. Pavlov Media's 10 Gbps national fiber backbone network enables the delivery of internet speed up to 1 Gbps. Other recent speed-enhancing innovations include launching WebSnap – a set of traffic management techniques that enable fast web page loading through superfast blasts of service – and hosting a root domain name server on its network to improve latency. Pavlov Media launched its first fiber-to-the- unit service several years ago and now supplies FTTU to thousands of apartments. Founded in 1994, Pavlov Media is headquartered in Champaign, Illinois. Power & Tel 800-238-7514 Key Products: Fiber optic and cable products, optical networking electronics, test gear, IPTV and home networking solutions Summary: e distributor Power & Tel specializes in the procurement, sales and logistics of communications products. By cost-effectively and efficiently managing the supply chain, Power & Tel lets its customers – service providers, contractors and other entities large enough to maintain their own communications networks – focus on building and maintaining fiber networks. e company also provides materials management services that make use of state-of-the art distribution technology to accommodate the industry's rapidly changing supply needs. Founded in 1963 and privately owned, Power & Tel is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. PPC Broadband Fiber 315-431-7200 Key Products: Armored polymer microduct and fiber cables for FTTH and MDU markets PPC Broadband Fiber's fiber optic cable, microduct and closure solutions are designed to enable cost-effective fiber deployment. e company's Miniflex fiber cable provides protection, flexibility and installation performance and is fully compatible with industry-standard microducts. Miniflex fiber cable can be pushed by hand more than 400 feet, pulled for 900 feet or blown 2,500 feet. e QuikPush family of preconnectorized pushable fiber solutions and the all-dielectric, self-supporting (ADSS) cable are designed to speed up the last mile of FTTH and FTTC deployments. Preconnectorized QuikDrop cable is a small, ultra-tough, flexible fiber. Easy to ship and handle, it has been proven to reduce installation costs and time. In addition, PPC has several options for closures to house fiber cable slack, ONUs, and RF electronics and passives that provide security for consumers and convenience for technicians. PPC Broadband Fiber has installed more than 100 million feet of fiber cable and microduct in more than 52 countries. DISTRIBUTORS OF FIBER OPTIC PRODUCTS COMPANY NAME WEB ADDRESS Advanced Media Technologies Anixter Communications Supply Corporation Core Telecom Systems Fiber Instrument Sales Graybar KGP Logistics Metrotek Multicom Power & Tel TVC Communications Walker and Associates "As the growth of FTTH networks accelerates, the speed of fiber will change the way we use the internet. Regardless of speed, the goal is to keep building fiber, anywhere and everywhere. Access to information through broadband is a necessity, not a luxury." – Sam Harlan, Vice President, Engineering Business Consulting, CHR Solutions

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