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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.


ARIA Technologies, Inc.
Tabletop #31

ARIA Technologies is an industry leading designer, manufacturer, and provider of fiber optic connectivity products located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Our commitment to responsive, informative, timely, and knowledgeable customer service and support makes ARIA stand out among suppliers.

Dedication to customer satisfaction allows us to provide innovative, performance driven, high quality products that transform the telecommunications industry.

We specialize in the manufacturing of high performance fiber optic cable assemblies and enclosures.

Our product offering includes: jumpers (patch cords), multi-fiber cable assemblies, rackmount enclosures, wallmount enclosures, and fiber optic and copper based network components.


BEC Technologies
Tabletop #16

BEC Technologies is a leading developer and manufacturer of 3G, 4G/LTE wireless broadband networking solutions for mobile operators, residential, enterprise and Industrial markets. BEC’s comprehensive product portfolio of solutions incorporate fixed data routers, VoIP/VoLTE gateways, rugged outdoor, industrial/M2M connectivity, public safety, fleet/telematics and cloud-based remote device management.


The Broadband Group
Wednesday Morning General Sessions Sponsor

The Broadband Group (TBG), a Technology and Telecommunications Consulting firm, develops Business Plans, Network Specifications, Engineering Designs, Financial Models, and deployment strategies for Utilities, Master Planned Communities, Municipalities, and Service Providers seeking to facilitate or deliver next-generation Broadband services.

TBG’s wholly owned subsidiary, TBG Network Services (TBGNS), oversees Construction Management processes in various markets. In Huntsville, AL, TBGNS manages the Huntsville Utilities build out of its 966-mile, city-wide Fiber Network, which is currently leasing excess Dark Fiber capacity to its Anchor Tenant, Google Fiber. TBG currently leads the fiber business plan development and deployment strategies for the cities of Ontario and Long Beach, CA.

Large scale Master Planned Communities nationwide look to TBG to create Technology Master Plans™ that position wired and wireless connectivity as a differentiated amenity. Based in Las Vegas, with additional offices in Huntsville, AL, TBG was founded in 1997.


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.


CERTICABLE
Tabletop #30

Micro Armor Fiber™ is a ground-breaking innovation in fiber optic communication. TiniFiber has redefined how fiber optic cabling can be armored and installed into new and upgraded facilities, data centers, communication networks and broadband fiber applications, delivering the most agile and durable solution available in the market.


Channell Commercial Corporation
Tabletop #34

Founded in 1922, Channell Commercial Corporation is a fourth generation manufacturer of outside plant construction products serving the Broadband, Fiber Optic, Telecommunications, and Electric Utility industries. Channell offers innovative product solutions under our FIBERX™, BULK™, and SHIELD™ brand names. Channell prides itself on design, innovation, and service; and is constantly evolving its products to better answer the changing needs of the industry. Headquartered in Temecula, California, Channell is a global provider with locations in Rockwall, Texas; Canada, Mexico, Australia, and the United Kingdom.


CHR Solutions
Lanyards Sponsor
Tabletop #7

CHR is the leading provider of BSS/OSS Software solutions, Engineering, and Managed IT and NOC services to Communications Service Providers (CSPs). This includes telephone, Internet, cable TV, utility providers and city municipalities. Our team of industry experts help companies grow revenue and improve operations. www.CHRSolutions.com


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.


Communications Data Group
Table Top #6

CDG offers scalable, accurate billing and operational support solutions for voice, video and data for retail and wholesale telecommunications carriers and service providers. Options include BDS, interconnect, CABS, mediation, customer care, plant, trouble, service provisioning, e-care, task management and third-party financial, mapping and facilities management products. Service bureau, online and licensed options are available. Visit our website at www.cdg.ws to learn more.


CommScope
Table Top #22

CommScope pushes the boundaries of communications technology with game-changing ideas and ground-breaking discoveries that spark profound human achievement. We collaborate with our customers and partners to design, create and build the world’s most advanced networks. It is our passion and commitment to identify the next opportunity and realize a better tomorrow. Discover more at commscope.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.


Docity Health
Tabletop #5

Docity is a digital health startup with offices in Chattanooga, TN and Orlando, FL. Docity's HIPAA-compliant telemedicine software connects patients with local doctors and is bundled with cable and internet packages through on bill partnerships with ISPs, broadband operators, and municipalities.


Fortinet
Table Top #8

Fortinet, a global provider of IT security, delivers customer-proven solutions providing organizations with the power to protect and control their IT infrastructure. Our customers rely on our purpose-built technologies, integrated solution architecture, and global security intelligence to block external threats and gain precise control of their network, data, and users. With 170,000+ customers in every industry around the world, Fortinet has the broad base of experience necessary to help secure diverse networks, and improve network and business performance. Fortinet maintains a robust focus on security, and was created with an integrated security vision to increase protection and control, while optimizing performance, simplifying management and reducing costs. The company pioneered an innovative, high performance multithread network security platform to address the fundamental problems of ever-evolving, sophisticated multi-vector IT threat landscape. Fortinet has pursued that vision for the last 14 years and continues to innovate and enrich its solution portfolio.


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.


Hubbell Power Systems – Communications
Tabletop #41

Hubbell Power Systems, Inc. (HPS - Communications) is a global manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of network infrastructure products that support construction and maintenance of a wide variety of OSP network types, whether fiber, coax, twisted pair, or wireless. Our brands include names you know and trust, including Quazite(r), PenCell(r), Chance(r), Fargo(r), OptiLoop(tm), Electric Motion Company, and Hubbell(r). Product families for OSP networks include underground enclosures, pedestals, dog houses, pole and drop line hardware, guy anchors, aerial slack storage systems, ADSS support hardware, fiber splice closures, a complete line of bonding and grounding hardware, and tools including lineman grade gear and Kellems cable pulling grips.

Hubbell's reputation for quality which is borne by serving communications & electric utilities and their demanding reliability requirements, HPS supplies OSP infrastructure products to all types of communications network owners and those who build and maintain them.


Inland Empire Regional Chamber of Commerce
Supporting Sponsor

The Inland Empire Regional Chamber of Commerce (IERCC) supports the interests of Commerce & Economic Prosperity throughout San Bernardino County & Riverside County.

As a Regional Chamber, we primarily focus on and cater to mid - large size companies needing a regional marketing and advertising approach across both Riverside County & San Bernardino County.

The IERCC provides a platform for "C-Suite Level" executives to engage, network and conduct business with like-minded individuals from all over the Inland Empire region. Our members are the individuals whom are actively partaking in the growth and advancement of the Inland Empire Business Industry.

The IERCC is a membership driven, 501(c)3 & 501(c)6 non profit organization. Contact us at info@iechamber.org to set up a meeting to learn more!


Inyo Networks
PREMIER 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
FEATURED SPONSOR– Wednesday Afternoon Networking Break

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.


Mi-Tech Services, Inc.
Tabletop #29

Mi-Tech Services Inc. offers a variety of services to the utility and infrastructure owners throughout the US including fiber optic and telecommunication design, GIS services, power distribution design services, right of way and easement acquisition, wood pole inspection and remedial treatment, steel tower/pole corrosion inspections, NESC/G.O. inspections, wood pole reinforcement, land surveying, Infrared imaging services, and data collection services, joint use management and fiber optic splicing services.


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.


NewBasis
Tabletop #2

Combining over 30 years of industry experience with the most recent advances in materials, engineering, technology, manufacturing and service.

We manufacture pads and below ground enclosures for telecommunications, electrical, CATV, water, traffic, lighting, and industrial applications.


Nokia
Tabletop #17

We create the technology to connect the world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry's most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing.

We adhere to the highest ethical business standards as we create technology with social purpose, quality and integrity. Nokia is enabling the infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things to transform the human experience.


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.


Walker and Associates
Tabletop #42

Walker is a national value-added distributor of telecommunications products and services.

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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