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Finley Engineering to Attend Iowa’s Largest Communications Expo

Finley Engineering will participate in the 3rdAnnual Meeting and Expo of the Iowa Communications Alliance (the Alliance) which will begin on Tuesday, March 8th and end on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 at Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in downtown Des Moines. The theme of this year’s event is “Building the Future Together”. With access to broadband and robust internet speeds becoming critical to commerce and economic growth as well as meeting the everyday demands of consumer convenience, this timely event will bring together communications service providers from all across the state. Read more...

UW-Madison IoT Lab Produces Bicycle Early Warning System, Other Innovations

Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT) are spurring investments and research programs at U.S. universities, as well as throughout the commercial ICT industry value chain. The University of Wisconsin’s IoT Lab, for example, is expanding as a result. Read more... 

Increased Urgency for IPv6 Initiatives

When the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) in September 2015 finally ran out of IPv4 addresses after years of warning that this was an eventuality, it seemed like an anti-climax. Nevertheless the event seems to have added increased urgency to telecom industry IPv6 initiativesRead more...

OIF Approves Coherent Optics Implementation Agreement

Implementing coherent optics on optical transport systems should become easier as the result of a coherent optics implementation agreement (IA) recently approved by the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF). Coherent optics boosts the speed of optical networks by offering an alternative to the traditional “ones and zeros” approach to data transmission. The new IA is for a pluggable coherent optics module. Read more...


March 2016

Getting Your Network Ready for the OTT Flood

Most are well aware of the impact OTT video traffic has on their networks. This growing traffic impacts both broadband access networks to the home and transport networks. But the reality of the OTT video traffic trend is, it’s only going to get worse, and quickly.

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Upcoming Events

Finley Engineering experts will be attending the following upcoming events. For a complete list of events, visit our website We hope to see you there! 

Iowa Communications Alliance Annual Meeting & Expo March 8-10 - Des Moines, IA

MTA Annual Convention & Trade Show - March 21 - 23 - Minneapolis, MN

MITA Show Me Expo - March 22 - 24 - Columbia, MO

KTA Spring Manager's Meeting - March 22 - 24 - Lexington, KY

IAMU - March 30 - 31 - Des Moines, IA

Broadband Communities Summit    - April 5 - 7 - Austin TX              

IP Vision - April 6 - 8 - Las Vegas, NV

WTA - April 10 - 13 - Nashville, TN

ACUTA - April 24 - 27 - San Diego, CA

IBTA Spring Meeting - April 26 - 27 - Noblesville, IN

UTC - May 3 - 6 - Denver, CO

WSTA - May 23 - 26 - Lake Geneva, WI

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