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July 2017

Connected Devices in The Home Now, Downshift in CE Purchase Rates is Coming

Recent consumer surveys reveal that 2017 levels of purchase intent for connected consumer electronics (CE) devices are relatively flat, when compared to 2016 and 2015. Long-term trend analysis reveals a downshift in the percentage of households making CE purchases, however, according to new market research from Parks Associates.


MoCA Access Home Network Standard Boasts Gigabit Speeds

Advancing its mission to establish an industry standard for broadband home networking, the MoCA (Multimedia over Coax Alliance) has publicly released a new technical specification. 


DDoS Protection Creates New DDPaaS Opportunity for Service Providers

More than 8 in 10 service providers see clear business opportunities by providing premium DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protection services (DDPaaS) to their customers, according to a DDPaaS survey commissioned by Corero Network Security.


Need for Better Broadband in Rural Minnesota Outstips Resources Available to Provide It. 

Casey Jelinski was sure it would be easy to run a graphic design company from her new home when she moved with her family to Aitkin County from the Twin Cities area a decade ago.


 SDN and NFV: What Are They and Can They Help Small Broadband Providers?

At first glance, Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) may seem like redundant terms for the same thing: virtualizing network elements using commodity servers and switches to lower costs and simplify operations. But they are separate technologies, complimentary in many ways, but unique in origin, purpose and function.

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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!        

July / August Shows

AIEC - Association of IL Electric Cooperatives

NTCA  -Southwest

NTCA - Southeast

FMEA - Annual Conference

MTIA - Summer Meeting

NTCA - North Central

NTCA - Central / NE

TECA- E & O Conference - TN Electric Coop Association

UTC - Utilities Broadband Workshop 

MTIA - Summer Conference


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