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November 2021
Communique Newsletter

Report: Global Internet Bandwidth Growth Rate Returns to Normal, at 29% in 2021

Global internet bandwidth rose by 29% in 2021, a return to “normal” over the previous year’s COVID-driven surge of 34%, according to research just released by TeleGeography.


Broadband Forum Project Targets Fixed 5G Convergence

The Broadband Forum recently launched its newest project, Open Broadband – WWC Reference Implementation for 5G-RG (OB-5WWC), designed for vendors and operators to bring fixed 5G products to market in a shorter timeframe and enjoy reduced development times and cycles. It is an open source project.

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From all of us at Finley, have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!

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Don't Overlook Funds for Middle Mile

Middle Mile infrastructure partnerships allow utilities and broadband providers to capitalize on expertise from each side of the business. Enabling Middle Mile connectivity can fast-track broadband deployment to communities, and in turn foster economic development. There is a growing opportunity on both state and federal levels to fund these projects. And as more companies recognize the value, these funds are being used to fast track success.

Listen in as Finley expert Sean Middleton discusses Middle Mile and the value partnerships can bring to the table.

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IDC: Cloud Spending Down For Quarter But Still on Pace For Annual Growth

Despite a slowdown in the second quarter, spending on cloud-based computing and storage infrastructure products is expected to grow 12% in 2021, according to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC). The IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Infrastructure Tracker: Buyer and Cloud Deployment report found that spending on cloud infrastructure fell 2.4% year over year...

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Broadband Forum Demonstrates Cloud Central Office Capabilities

The Cloud Central Office (CloudCO) project from the Broadband Forum aims to create a virtualized infrastructure that enables zero-touch provisioning, service activation and session steering in a multivendor, white box environment. The project uses industry standard approaches and works within existing investments, according to the forum.

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