OBAC Public Meeting


Wednesday, October 5, 2022 – Oregon Broadband Advisory CouncilThe Oregon Broadband Advisory Council is tentatively scheduled to hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 1:15 to 3:15 PM. Information about the Council may be found at www.broadband-oregon.org.

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Interoperability of Programmable Data Rates Up to 400G Enabled by Open ROADM MSA to
be Demonstrated at OFC 2022 March 8-10


At this year’s Optical Fiber Communication (OFC) conference and exposition, a group of Open ROADM Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) members are demonstrating optical network equipment elements from multiple suppliers that seamlessly interoperate at data rates up to 400G. These public Open ROADM MSA standards are defined for both the optical data plane and control plane. Participants…

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Metaswitch Completes New Global Headquarters in North London

State-of-the-art office supports high-skilled workforce for global software company in London Borough of EnfieldCloud communications software leader Metaswitch, a Microsoft company, today announced the completion of its new global headquarters in the London Borough of Enfield. new-33-genotin-road-enfield-1920 The 55,800 square foot, Excellent BREEAM rated five-storey building provides a modern workspace for cutting edge software development…

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FAStek Honored Among America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Inc. Magazine Reveals Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000Inc. magazine recently revealed that FAStek is No. 1,234 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent…

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Robocall Mitigation Plans for STIR/SHAKEN Compliance

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set new rules regarding STIR/SHAKEN call authentication, it meant big changes for voice service providers both in and outside the United States. These new rules focused on reducing unwanted and illegal robocalls, and companies either needed to be compliant or have a robocall mitigation plan in place. Unfortunately, implementing…

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Hunter Communications Acquires OnlineNW and XS Media

This acquisition means better, more reliable internet access to more OregoniansMedford, Ore., December 31, 2021 – Today, Hunter Communications, Oregon’s largest privately owned fiber-optic internet provider, announced that it has acquired McMinnville Access Company LLC, the parent company to OnlineNW and XS Media. “This acquisition is a significant milestone to bringing better internet service to…

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