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Exhibitors / Sponsors


3-GIS
Tabletop #43

Since 2006, 3-GIS has been helping the telecom industry improve the visibility of network assets. Accessed via a browser, the 3-GIS software service combines a full-editing GIS, single-click constructible work packets, strand-level asset availability, and machine-prescribed routing and design in one seamless system to deliver value at every stage in the life of a network. 3-GIS customers are network providers and engineering firms interested in moving beyond the limits of mapping into modeling and managing the connectivity of their networks.


AFL
Tabletop #39

Founded in 1984, AFL is an international manufacturer providing end-to-end solutions to the energy, service provider, enterprise and industrial markets as well as several emerging markets. The company’s products are in use in more than 130 countries and include fiber optic cable, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectivity, test and inspection equipment, fusion splicers and training. AFL also offers a wide variety of services supporting data center, enterprise, wireless and outside plant applications. Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, AFL has operations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan.


Calix
WEDNESDAY CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Tabletop #35

Calix is the global leader in platform innovations for access networks. Its Intelligent Access systems portfolio combines AXOS, the revolutionary platform for access, with Calix Cloud, innovative cloud services for data analytics and experience assurance. Together, they enable service providers to transform their businesses and be the winners of tomorrow. Visit www.calix.com for more information.


Clearfield
Tabletop #26

When it comes to distribution, consolidation, management and protection of fiber, nothing comes close to Clearfield’s streamlined, practical approach. Designed for scalable deployment through the Clearview Cassette, craft-friendly operation and unsurpassed performance, Clearfield’s line of panels, frames and cabinets, and optical components and full range of fiber optic assemblies and patch cords are designed with the simplicity that delivers lowest total cost of ownership.

Clearfield’s FieldShield fiber delivery system is a simple, fast fiber pathway through all points of a network, integrating with our ISP and OSP product lines to provide a total end-to-end solution. FieldShield pushable fiber, microduct and Clearfield last-mile drop technologies save providers time and money with labor-light designs that lower the cost of broadband deployment, reduce installation time and simplify engineering network design.

FieldSmart + FieldShield = Total Fiber Integration. Visit us at www.SeeClearfield.com.


Comsof
Table Top #20

Comsof is the creator of FiberPlanIT, the leading solution for the automated planning and design of FTTx networks. With more than 75 million homes planned in more than 50 countries, FiberPlanIT makes fiber network design smart, fast and intuitive. FiberPlanIT’s automation and optimization enables smart-business decisions in the strategic planning phase and future-proof, efficient FTTx architecture during the detailed network design. All of this is possible because of FiberPlanIT’s unique combination of algorithms that integrate real world design rules and optimization capabilities based on GIS data.

Whether you are deploying a GPON network for residential FTTH or small cells for a 5G deployment, FiberPlanIT can help.

Come learn from our projects across North America, where we have reduced capex and increased profit for operators, engineering firms, municipalities and even small ISPs. More details at www.fiberplanit.com.


COS Systems
SILVER SPONSOR
Tabletop #18

COS Systems delivers cloud-hosted software to plan, build and manage broadband networks globally. COS Service Zones allow network builders to draw competing zones, or fiberhoods, across their cities and see real-time demand grow as customers sign up using branded websites. Once target take rates are reached, the networks are deployed with the backing of committed customers and secured revenue.

The COS Business Engine is a proven network management solution supporting both single-provider and open-access networks. Subscribers buy their internet services from an online marketplace, which increases take rates, ARPU and customer satisfaction because the network owner can offer 24/7 availability while reaching maximum operations efficiency, thanks to the extensive use of self-service solutions.

COS Systems considers customers’ needs and creates innovative software solutions that streamline customers’ business processes, boost sales and profitability and create satisfied customers.


Dura-Line
Table Top #32

Dura-Line is the leading global supplier of pathway solutions and accessories that provide fast, safe installation of communications networks. US-based, Dura-Line is the only TL9000-rated manufacturer of HDPE conduits serving the telecommunications, broadband, electrical, commercial and industrial markets. Core products include UL-listed riser, plenum and HDPE MicroDucts and conduit for both indoor and OSP applications. Typical applications include fiber to the home (unit), fiber to the desktop, data centers, hospitals, universities, industrial, long haul, backhaul and metro applications. MicroTechnology and FuturePath products are designed to deliver more bandwidth in smaller packages. These conduit systems allow for more efficient placement of fiber, reduce construction costs and provide room for future expansion. Dura-Line’s sales engineers offer design services and field installation training to support all our products.


Fiber Broadband Association
Tabletop #23

Established in 2001, and the only all-fiber trade association in the Americas, the Fiber Broadband Association provides advocacy, education and resources to companies, organizations and communities who want to deploy the best networks through fiber to the home, fiber to the business and fiber everywhere. Our member-led association collaborates with industry allies to propel fiber deployment forward for a better broadband future here and around the world.

The association organizes North America’s largest annual fiber event, the Fiber Connect Conference & Expo.


FibNet, Inc.
Table Top #33

FibNet Inc. is a complete broadband network solution provider. Our strategic partnership with Ocean Cable and Communication Japan has allowed us to share its expertise with products such as state-of-the-art nonburial terrestrial optical cable (based on submarine cable technology) for backhaul and backbone solutions. Our OCC cable product is ITU-T L.1700 standardized, which can be laid easily in all terrains with ease. A continuous stainless-steel tube, thin in nature and very light to carry, protects semi-burial or non-burial fiber. The cable is tested to be rodent proof and nonflammable. The cable has no electromagnetic interference and does not carry a power supply.

FibNet distributes ZTT fiber optics cable and accessories for FTTx solutions, optical distribution networks, all passive optical networks, optical cross points and FTTx access. For copper cable (UTP, STP, FTP), we distribute Nex1 from Taiwan for data, voice and video.


GigabitNow
Table Top #21

GigabitNow offers turnkey solutions for the planning, design, construction, operation and support of GigabitNow fiber. GigabitNow offers custom fiber internet solutions for communities and businesses and can determine what fiber network option best suits your site. From developing and constructing new FTTH plants to refitting and operating existing networks, GigabitNow delivers. For more information, visit www.GigabitNow.com.


Inyo Networks
PLATINUM SPONSOR
Booth #27

Inyo Networks represents a fundamental CHANGE in telecommunications.

We are moving forward, away from the “typical phone company" and redefining how to do things more efficiently in order to keep up with changes in technology and the global digital economy. For every telecom business practice, we took the question: "why" one step further, and asked "why not"?

Magellan Advisors
SILVER SPONSOR

Magellan provides leading broadband, smart-city, information technology and security consulting services to public and private organizations. We are a full spectrum planning and implementation firm that brings together technology, communications and utility consulting to create smart gigabit cities of tomorrow.

Magellan professionals have years of experience in the broadband, telecom, information technology and government sectors. They are thought leaders in broadband and smart-city development and keep communities competitive in the digital world. Learn about Magellan’s perspectives by visiting Success Stories, where you’ll find practical, real-world information about how Magellan creates smart gigabit communities.

Magellan succeeds when clients succeed. Our goal is to find practical broadband and technology solutions that our clients can implement in their communities. Through Magellan services, more than $1 billion in new broadband investments has connected more than 1,000 schools, hospitals, libraries and governments and passed nearly 1 million homes with fiber optic broadband. For more information, visit www.magellan-advisors.com/index.stml.

Mapcom Systems
Tabletop #5

Mapcom Systems is the developer of M4 Solutions – a visual operations platform that allows service providers to manage their workforces and their fiber, coax, wireless and copper networks, including both outside and inside plant at the physical and logical levels. M4 Solutions enables users to integrate and correlate data from existing billing, accounting, GPS tracking, element management, network monitoring and vehicle tracking applications in a powerful visual interface with all network elements.


National Information Solutions Cooperative
Tabletop #4

NISC is an information technology company that develops and supports advanced iVUE software, open systems computer hardware and processing services for independent telecoms across the United States, Canada and the Pacific. NISC provides systems integration and software products such as customer care and billing, accounting and business solutions, wireless billing, carrier access billing, SmartHub, mapping, engineering and provisioning.


OFS
Tabletop #36

OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, optical fiber cable, FTTx, optical connectivity and specialty photonics products. Our manufacturing and research divisions work together to provide innovative products and solutions that traverse many different applications as they link people and machines worldwide. Between continents, between cities, around neighborhoods, and in homes and businesses of digital consumers, OFS provides the right optical fiber, optical cable and components for efficient, cost-effective transmission.

OFS’s corporate lineage dates to 1876 and includes technology powerhouses such as AT&T and Lucent Technologies. Today, OFS is owned by Furukawa Electric, a multibillion dollar global leader in optical communications. Headquartered in Norcross (near Atlanta), Georgia, OFS is a global provider with facilities in Avon, Connecticut; Carrollton, Georgia; Somerset, New Jersey; and Sturbridge, Massachusetts, as well as in Denmark, Germany and Russia. For more information, please visit www.ofsoptics.com.


Power & Tel Supply
Tabletop #44

Power & Tel is an industry leader in the procurement, sales, material management and distribution of product solutions to the worldwide telecommunications marketplace. Our supply chain expertise and extensive distribution network provide an efficient solution to build and maintain your entire network. Power & Tel’s portfolio includes products and solutions for: FTTx, IPTV, VoIP, central office/headend, OSP, wireless, customer premises, home networking, testing, and much more. For more information, please visit www.ptsupply.com.


Preformed Line Products
Tabletop #3

Preformed Line Products is a worldwide designer, manufacturer and supplier of high quality cable anchoring and control hardware systems, fiber optic and copper splice closures, and high-speed cross-connect devices. PLP offers innovative product solutions, such as the COYOTE family of fiber optic splice closures, organizers and trays and the ARMADILLO family of copper splice closures and accessories. The reliability of our full line of fiber optic, copper, demarcation, bonding, and strand and cable solutions combined with our knowledgeable sales team and technical support services make Preformed Line Products the connection you can count on.


Southern California Edison – Carrier Solutions
Tabletop #25

Southern California Edison has operated one of the largest private communications networks since the electric utility operations began and started providing commercial telecommunication services in 1994. SCE's 5,700+ route mile network provides connectivity to major carrier hotels, POPs, data centers, ILEC central offices, and cell sites. edisoncarriersolutions.com TWITTER , INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, FACEBOOK

Vantage Point
Tabletop #2

Vantage Point Solutions is a leading telecommunications engineering and consulting company focused on customer service and driven by a passion for advanced technology. Progressive thinking makes Vantage Point well-known and respected in this industry. We offer a comprehensive line of services, blending technology, regulatory expertise and financial advice into one attractive package. In addition to feasibility studies, long-range communication plans, outside-plant services and regulatory consulting, we also specialize in data network services to help meet your customers’ demand for multiple product offerings.


VETRO FiberMap
Tabletop #40

VETRO FiberMap is an innovative new FTTx network mapping platform. The only SaaS network mapping solution built from the ground up for small and mid-sized fiber ISPs and community fiber networks, it’s easy to use, engineered for rapid integration, driven by open APIs, managed in the cloud and delivered through a web browser. With VETRO FiberMap, broadband providers can combine market intelligence with planning, engineering and community-based infrastructure data to precisely plan their networks.

Support for marketing, lead generation, and demand aggregation bridges sales with engineering. User friendly tools to manage strand, circuit, and splice data empower the design-build team and give you a snapshot view of network capacity and usage. You can leverage our comprehensive application or integrate VETRO services into your own systems using our APIs. We help you manage your network from strategy to splice.

Zyxel Communications
Tabletop #9

Zyxel, a pioneer in IP technology for more than 25 years, provides a complete portfolio of multiservice LTE, fiber and DSL broadband gateways; home connectivity solutions; smart-home devices; enterpriseclass Ethernet switches; and security and Wi-Fi equipment for small to mid-sized businesses. Zyxel offers integrated, interoperable networking solutions based on open standards. Headquartered in Anaheim, California, Zyxel offers its partners service-rich solutions backed by a domestic team of logistical, sales and technical support professionals and broadband solution engineers. Visit us at www.Zyxel.com/us.

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