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Teach Local, Learn Global with Distance Learning – NGN’s Latest eBook Shows You How

By |2016-08-11T10:53:54-05:00August 11th, 2016|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Distance Learning, EdTech, education, fiber, fiber network, NGN Online News|

Distance learning combines education and technology to connect students with people, experiences, lessons and so much more that would traditionally be out of reach for many children. It has had a profound impact on K-12 students in Rural America – as the technology has proven to be a gateway to global educational opportunities that have been [...]

Georgia Gets Broadband Upgrade with NGN and Georgia Public Web Partnership

By |2015-10-14T15:27:44-05:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business partnership, fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, JSA Clients, NGN Online News, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom industry vlog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Two Georgia-based cooperatives are teaming up in an effort to supply underserved areas throughout the State of Georgia with stronger broadband availability. NGN and Georgia Public Web (GPW) announced their partnership this morning, which gives both companies access to new areas of Georgia that they previously had limited resources in.  NGN and GPW customers with multiple [...]

NGN Provides Internet Connections to Northeast Georgia Library System

By |2015-09-02T15:11:49-05:00September 2nd, 2015|Categories: architecture, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business partnership, education, Internet, JSA Clients, Network, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, NGN Online News|

NGN, a member-owned cooperative operating over 1,600 miles of fiber optic infrastructure in North Georgia, announced that its fiber network is providing 100 Mb symmetrical Internet connections to seven libraries within the Northeast Georgia Regional Library system. The network is now live in Northeast Georgia Regional Library locations in Clarkesville, Cleveland, Cornelia, Rabun, Stephens and the system’s central [...]

Education Exchange Proudly Partners With LivingTree to Enhance Georgia Education

By |2015-08-18T10:45:56-05:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: Apple, Application, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business partnership, Connectivity, Content, Content Delivery, content delivery network, education, Internet, IT, jsa blog, JSA Clients, network equipment, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, NGN Online News, rural areas|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Education Exchange, Georgia’s only regional 10-gigabit private cloud for exclusive use by school systems and powered by the NGN fiber network, proudly announced today a new technology partnership with LivingTree. Aligning with the Education Exchange’s commitment to enhancing the future of Georgia students, LivingTree provides a single, private place to engage all members of the education community. “The real [...]

NGN Acquires ABT and Improves Connectivity for the North Georgia Region

By |2015-08-04T16:11:28-05:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Connectivity, Design, economy, education, Effective Business Solutions, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Fiber to the Home, Fiber to the X, Internet, Internet Service Providers, jsa blog, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, NGN Online News, rural areas, SMB, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Wholesale Carrier, wireless boardband, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NGN Connect announced today that it has acquired Appalachian Broadband Technologies (ABT), a locally owned wireless Internet service provider located in Cleveland, Georgia. This acquisition allows NGN Connect to expand its service area by utilizing ABT’s wireless infrastructure to effectively deploy high speed broadband to areas that are otherwise underserved by fiber optic service. “We are very excited [...]

GEN15 Surpasses 40 Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By |2015-04-28T09:51:11-05:00April 28th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, business partnership, carrier, community news, Conferences, Content, Content Delivery, content delivery network, data, Data Center, enterprise, Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, Event Sponsorship, Events, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Low-Latency Network, managed services, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, mobile, network operators, NGN Online News, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SaaS, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Technology, technology trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MEF announces growing sponsorship support for the global GEN15 conference ( being held on 16-19 November 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. AT&T is the Host Operator Sponsor for this year’s event. Other newly announced GEN15 sponsors are Platinum Sponsor Verizon; Gold Sponsors Alcatel-Lucent and Oracle Communications; Silver Sponsors PLDT, Infinera, and Raisecom; and [...]

Global Convergence Solutions Reports Milestone Sales in First Half of 2012

By |2012-08-02T12:00:24-05:00August 2nd, 2012|Categories: awards, economy, Internet, network growth, NGN Online News, software, Software-as-a-Service, Tech Awards, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Global Convergence Solutions, Inc., (GCS) has achieved milestone sales for the first half of 2012. GCS has set a company record in the first half of 2012, with total contracted sales nearly equaling the total of all sales in 2011. This sales performance is fueled by Software as a Service (SaaS) growth increasing exponentially, with growth [...]

Allied Fiber’s CEO to Present at Light Reading’s Packet Optical Transport Expo

By |2011-04-26T15:41:26-05:00April 26th, 2011|Categories: Conferences, Content Delivery, dark fiber, Events, Global Telecommunications, mobile, NGN Online News, Optical Networking, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hunter Newby, Allied Fiber’s CEO, will speak on a panel at Light Reading’s upcoming Packet Optical Transport Expo event May 18 in New York City. Hunter’s panel will be on Packet Optical Transport Services (P-OTS) for LTE and will discuss the role P-OTS plays as mobile operators move to advanced 3G and LTE networks. The session [...]


By |2011-04-11T13:02:50-05:00April 11th, 2011|Categories: Blogs, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, business partnership, economy, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Events, IP Exchange, IP Solutions, IP transit, Marketer, Media, Meetings, Middle East, mobile, NGN Online News, Portfolio - Marketing, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Does the Fixed Network have a future in Africa? The leading heads of Africa’s telcos take the temperature of the region’s somewhat crowded telecoms market How much is too much? If you’re talking about telecom operators in Ghana, then 200,000 is too much. That was the view of attendees at the Next Generation Telecoms Africa Summit [...]

Mobile identity

By |2010-11-23T11:48:01-05:00November 23rd, 2010|Categories: Advertising, Applications, Blogs, iPhone, iPhone app, JS&A News, Marketer, Media, mobile, NGN Online News, Portfolio - Marketing, smart phone app, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Smartphones are slowly replacing traditional dial and text mobile phones, and as they do they gradually change the face of IT and telecoms infrastructure. Soon mobile phones could pose as not only a device to call a friend, but as a passport and credit card. Morten Hother Sørensen, Vice President at TDC spoke at length at [...]

Broadband Buffet is Over

By |2010-11-17T10:04:34-05:00November 17th, 2010|Categories: Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, data network services, economy, JS&A News, NGN Online News, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The glory days of an unlimited broadband appear to be nearing an end as ISPs look to implement caps and metered pricing for broadband services. In the not-so-distant-future, broadband users will be forced to pay on a metered basis in the same way as other utilities such as electricity and water, with customers only paying for [...]

Mobile Banking

By |2010-11-09T11:22:41-05:00November 9th, 2010|Categories: data network services, JS&A News, Latin America, Marketer, Media, mobile, NGN Online News, Portfolio - Marketing, Portfolio - Public Relations, smart phone app, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New forecasts from ABI Research indicate that in 2015 about 244 million people worldwide will carry out financial transactions using their mobile phones. This growth in the financial cell phone sector is not specific to North America or Europe, and large investment is anticipated in regions like Latin America. Latin American infrastructure is a drawback; only [...]

4G or Not 4G, Apple Saying No

By |2010-10-15T09:55:12-05:00October 15th, 2010|Categories: Apple, iPhone, mobile, NGN Online News, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , |

Despite rumours to the contrary, iPhone users won’t be able to get use a 4G network at any point in the next 14 months.  This flies in the face of earlier reports that Apple would be aligning with Verizon to enable Apple to utilise the 4G network. "At some point our business interests are going to [...]

Chile Earthquake Shocks Telecom Industry to up its Game

By |2010-10-06T09:05:08-05:00October 6th, 2010|Categories: economy, Global Telecommunications, Latin America, NGN Online News, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

As telecommunication companies across Latin America attempt to increase product and service offerings, few regions are seeing the execution of these plans more pronounced than through the restructuring of Chiles’ communications infrastructure.   This has allowed for a significant buzz around the NGT Latin America Summit 2010 due to the convergence of Chief Technology Officers from the [...]