Infinera has announced its partnership in the recently funded “United States Unified Community Anchor Network,” also known as U.S. UCAN. In early July, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that the U.S. UCAN project has been awarded $62.5 million as part of the federal broadband stimulus program. Infinera was a member of the partner group that submitted this application, and will be providing support to the partnership as part of the matching funds required by the NTIA. The U.S. UCAN partnership is led by Internet2 and National LambdaRail, the nation’s two national research and education networks as well as the Northern Tier Network Consortium (NTNC) and Indiana University.?

U.S. UCAN will leverage Infinera’s Digital Optical Networks as part of a planned 3.2 Terabit per second network that will eventually support 200,000 community anchor institutions across the country including schools, libraries, community colleges, health centers, and public safety organizations.?

The Daily

Subscribe

Altice USA Kicks Off Optimum Rebrand

Altice USA is rebranding its mobile product from Altice Mobile, all part of a larger plan to align all Altice USA brands under the Optimum name.

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up

Calendar

Sep 10
Most Powerful Women – 2021 Nominations Due: Sept 10, 2021
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women CelebrationSave the Date!
Full Calendar

Jobs

Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?
VIEW JOBS

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.