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Exhibitors / Sponsors

AccessPlus Communications
Tabletop #18

AccessPlus Communications owns and operates a carrier class Metro Ethernet and SONET network in Western Massachusetts. This state-of-the-art network provides Internet, Voice and Point-to-Point services to businesses and institutions throughout the region.

In addition, AccessPlus specializes in engineering telecommunications access solutions. We can provide the solution design, the installation and the on-going monitoring and maintenance. These custom networks can be built using fiber optics or wireless components.

Advanced Media Technologies
Tabletop #3

Advanced Media Technologies (AMT), is a value added reseller of high-performance broadband products specializing in data over DOCSIS solutions. AMT offers end-to-end data services including: Expert design and engineering of your data system; Equipment purchase, installation and configuration of your CMTS; RF network testing and validation for your distribution system; Purchase and provisioning of cable modems and routers; Ongoing technical support for your installation and your subscribers. AMT also offers a complete line of FTTH, IPTV, and CATV products from leading manufacturers such as Adtec, Amino, ARRIS, ATX Networks, Blonder Tongue, Casa, Drake, EGT, Emcore, Olson Technology, Pacific Broadband Networks, RGB Networks, and ZeeVee. AMT has unmatched inventory of stocked items including CMTSs, Digital and Analog Headend Products, Digital Encoders, Line Gear, Cable Modems & Gateways, and Digital QAM & IP Set-Tops.

Located in Deerfield Beach, Fla., AMT is a subsidiary of ITOCHU International, the North American subsidiary of ITOCHU Corporation of Japan.

Alphion Corporation
Tabletop #13

Alphion is a leading US manufacturer of reliable and affordable FTTH network equipment.
Deployed since 2008, Alphion GPON networks are used to deliver high-speed internet, TV, and telephone services to millions of customers worldwide.

American Planning Association
Tabletop #14

 

Broadband Enterprise
Tabletop #21

Broadband Enterprise is a Leading Wholesale Bandwidth Provider specializing in Gigabit delivery. For over 10 years Broadband Enterprise has been at the forefront of Bandwidth Technology delivery. Bundled with Smart Network Configurations, Acute Bandwidth Management and Managed Services agility, Broadband Enterprise has created the ultimate mix of Bandwidth Optimization at the lowest available cost.

Broadband Enterprise works with Telcos, Cable Companies, Fiber Providers and Utility companies to match Bandwidth Quality to Business Service Assurance. So, for example Hotels get only Tier I Service Providers and Mobile Home Parks get a mix and match of services to keep overall costs low.

Broadband Enterprise has now pushed the envelope to Mobile - offering 1 Terabyte of Data at low prices.

Further this quarter Q3 2014 - Broadband Enterprise has announced a $ 500,000 GIVE-AWAY Drawing for Bandwidth orders. Get Retail Bandwidth at WHOLESALE prices. Reach out to find out more at: www.broadbandent.com.

BTI Systems
Tabletop #6

BTI delivers solutions that transform the economics, performance and innovation of global networks through intelligent networking software and systems. Leading content, cloud and service providers choose BTI to drive improved operational efficiencies and profitably deliver high-value services to businesses and consumers around the globe. With more than 380 customers, BTI is headquartered in North America, and operates regional sales, marketing, and R&D centers of excellence throughout the world. For more information, visit www.btisystems.com.

Calix
Tabletop #9

Calix is a global leader in access innovation, and North America’s leading provider of fiber access systems and software. Leverage our fiber access expertise to become the broadband service provider of choice to their subscribers. Visit www.calix.com for more information.

Century Fiber Optics
Tabletop #5

Century Fiber Optics, a Veteran-owned small business located in Holliston, MA, manufactures a complete line of fiber optic passive interconnect products for wall mount, rack mount, OSP, and accessories.

Backed by a modern 100,000 sq. ft. sheet metal fabrication facility, we provide technical, design, engineering, and manufacturing services for custom applications and customized products and assemblies.

Century Fiber Optics can supply a pre-wired cabinet solution that saves the customer or installer considerable labor cost. All components in our pre-wired cabinets are matched to assure that there are no compatibility problems in the field.

Our strength is in making sure the end user has the right product for the application, either from our “standard” offerings or by quickly and economically developing just the right configuration of cabinet, module, assembly or combination that will meet the need.

We keep a generous inventory and are able to ship most orders within 24 hours.

Clearfield
Premier Sponsor
Booth #32

No matter if you're delivering fiber to the home, business or cell site, Clearfield delivers scalable, craft-friendly solutions that offer unsurpassed performance, while lowering the cost of broadband deployment. With its FieldSmart fiber management platform, CraftSmart OSP fiber enclosures and FieldShield microduct and pushable fiber delivery and protection system, Clearfield sets the standard for fiber delivery and performance. Clearfield's FiberDeep fiber patch cords guarantee performance at .2dB insertion loss.

FieldSmart is the industry's only fiber management platform designed around a single architecture - the Clearview Cassette and xPAK-supporting a wide range of panel and cabinet configurations that integrate with Clearfield's Clearview Cassette and xPAK. Passive optical components are integrated within the FieldSmart architecture for user-define split ratios and optimal resolution of fiber exhaust.

FieldShield is a new fiber delivery and protection system aimed at reducing the cost of "last mile" broadband deployment and delivering fiber to environments previously not viable.

CraftSmart is the industry's only field enclosure system optimized for fiber deployment.

Comstar Supply, Inc.
Tabletop #8

Comstar Supply is a stocking distributor in the Telecom and Electrical Utility Industries. Comstar specializes in supplying passive fiber optic components including cable, connectivity, pathways and installation equipment. We have aligned with key suppliers to provide a full breadth of products stemming from the head end, outside plant network, access network, and all the way into the home or enterprise. Not only do we provide a full breadth of products, Comstar is prepared to offer you multiple solutions to make sure you have the best approach for material to deploy in your network.

For twenty years and beyond, Comstar Supply provides on-hand inventory with an expert staff to make sure you have the right material at the right time. Our sales force has decades of experience in many different disciplines in our industry.

Call one of our sales reps today at 866-326-6782, or go on our website at www.comstarsupply.com.

Concord Communications
Tabletop #11

Concord Communications Associates, Inc. (CCAI) is a manufacturer’s representative, consulting and services firm. CCAI is customer centered and offer appropriate product representation to meet customer needs. We don't just sell you the product—we make sure that it's the right product for you, and we’ll make sure you know how to use the products. We offer competent systems engineering assistance in a timely, local and supportive customer service manner. CCAI also offers consultative and Test Report services in telecommunications.

COS Systems
Gold Sponsor
Booth #34

From planning to managing, COS captures fiber ROI. COS enables profitable fiber networks and boosts economic development, quality of life, and access to the global economy for all communities.

Until now, fiber deployments were constricted by best-effort estimates and assumptions. Now COS delivers tools for optimal ROI and real-time customer demand and supports planning, design, and service professionals.

Eliminate any doubts: Drive profitable fiber network deployments with real revenue data. COS enables gigabit growth in your community with tools to:

Discover demand for fiber
Design networks for optimal ROI
Deploy with subscriber backing

Prepare for 50+ years of economic growth: Give generations of your citizens the cutting-edge fiber infrastructure advantage.

Eradicate assumptions and speculation. See for yourself how COS delivers the key to gigabit growth. Visit the friendly COS Systems experts in Booth #301 or request an invitation for your sneak peek in the COS hospitality suite.

Crocker Communications, Inc.
Silver Sponsor
Tabletop #16

With prime locations in Greenfield and Springfield, MA, the Crocker Family locally owns and operates one of New England's leading telecommunications businesses. From its beginning as Crocker Telephone Answering Service in 1956, the company has constantly evolved, always offering customers state-of-the-art technology delivered with award winning customer service.

In 1994 the Internet Division was formed, providing access to the Internet as well as network consulting and installation services. Five years later, Crocker Communications built their own datacenter located at 1 Federal Street, Building 102-2 in Springfield MA. adding co-location services to their product suite.
In 2001, Crocker Telecommunications became a registered CLEC and in 2006 began to offer voice and hosted VoIP services. Crocker hosted VoIP services leveraging the Broadsoft platform were introduced into the Crocker Telecommunications infrastructure in 2010 and Broadsoft continues to lead the industry in hosted solutions.
In 2014, Crocker Communications reached agreement with the Town Of Leverett’s Municipal Light Plant to provide retail Internet and VoIP phone service over their groundbreaking Fiber-to-the-Home network that is expected to go live in January 2015.


 

Crownduit
Lanyard Sponsor
Booth #31

Crownduit is a patented service access, high-end, removable crown molding that serves as an aesthetically pleasing way to route, protect and conceal fiber-optic, home theater, audio, video and security hardwire cabling. Crownduit was developed as a wire raceway application offering elegant interior finishing and design characteristics.

Removable wire raceways are made from plastics, and upscale building owners and condo associations often object to them for aesthetic reasons. Crownduit solves this problem with a solution made from MDF that looks elegant, installs quickly and enables easy service access.

Crownduit is a complete component system — no mitering, nails or putty required.

Crownduit beautifies any room as a crown molding and will appropriately embellish the interior in most homes and buildings.

Crownduit is an economic and environmentally friendly crown molding system, it is predominantly made from recycled materials and is proudly made in the USA.

Design Nine
Tabletop#7

Design Nine provides visionary broadband network design and engineering services to clients, communities, and regions throughout the U.S. The firm specializes in open access network design, including complete business and financial planning for open access projects. Design Nine has helped communities take fiber and wireless networks from early stage planning to full operations, including "best practice" projects like Danville and The Wired Road.

Design Nine manages broadband fiber and wireless projects from beginning to end, including the initial assessment, design, construction, and operations phases. The company is one of the most experienced open access broadband network design firms in the United States, and offers a full range of assessment, mapping, financial analysis, business design, and project management for public and private networks.

Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.
Rural Broadband Sponsor
Tabletop #4

Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., headquartered in Richardson, Texas, has built communications networks for over 30 years. We bring the power of information and communication technology (ICT) to communities; state and federal governments; utilities; large enterprises; and major global service providers. Our expertise touches the lives of millions and enhances the technological vitality of communities.

Customers have long relied on Fujitsu as a trusted partner as they expand, modernize, or build new fiber networks. We are experts in sourcing best-of-breed equipment, managing complex multivendor deployments, and providing a complete suite of network integration services. We take a consultative approach to establish communications baseline, and then to analyze, create, and implement a custom solution for your unique requirements. Then we collaborate with you to design, implement, and manage your communications network, so that you achieve the necessary communications infrastructure to help your community grow economically now and for years to come.

The Light Brigade
Tabletop #17

Since 1987 The Light Brigade has trained over 35,000 people in its public and customized classes, which cover the entire spectrum of fiber optics. The company offers courses nationwide covering basic fiber optic design, maintenance and testing, as well more advanced courses on topics such as FTTx, DWDM, SONET, PMD/CD, and fiber-optic video transmission.

The Light Brigade offers two options that focus on FTTx disciplines, applications, and products: FTTx/PON for Installers and Planners, a four-day training course; or a FTTx/PON computer-based training CD-ROM.

The Light Brigade also produces professional-quality educational DVDs (12 titles), videos and CDs (25 titles), and two self-study courses. All of The Light Brigade’s materials are technology based and demonstrate theory and techniques applicable to any manufacturer’s product.

Massachusetts Broadband Institute
Tabletop #12

 

Millennium Communications Group, Inc. (Matrix Design Group)
Tabletop #10

Millennium Communications Group Inc. is a full-service network integrator that has made its mark as a valuable source for fiber optic–based voice, video and data networks. For long-haul, metro, municipal or FTTH networks, Millennium has the experience it takes to get your project done on time and on budget. Millennium has proven time and time again to be a valuable partner in fulfilling customers’ needs. For more information about Millennium, please visit www.millenniuminc.com or call 800-677-1919.

NextGen Telecom Services Group
Featured Sponsor
Tabletop #15

NextGen Telecom Services Group, Inc. provides fiber optic network engineering, construction and maintenance services including:

  • Field Engineering
  • Design
  • Material Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Cable Placement
  • Splicing, Testing & Documentation
  • 24/7/365 Emergency Restoration

Recent projects include multiple ARRA funded middle mile networks, FTTx networks and cellular backhaul projects. www.ngengroup.com

OFS
Tabletop #20

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 into homes and businesses of digital consumers we provide the right optical fiber, optical cable and components for efficient, cost-effective transmission.

OFS’ corporate lineage dates back to 1876 and included technology powerhouses such as AT&T and Lucent Technologies. Today, OFS is owned by Furukawa Electric, a multi-billion dollar global leader in optical communications.

Headquartered in Norcross (near Atlanta) Georgia, U.S., 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.

Phoenix Communications, Inc.
Booth #35

Phoenix Communications is a professional solutions provider specializing in the construction, engineering and support of the telecommunications industry throughout New England. Our staff of over 100 employees includes fiber optic splicers, OTDR, Power Meter and FC testing technicians, CADD designers, project managers and power and communications space line and civil crews. In addition to providing engineering, design and construction services we also offer emergency restoration services 24 hours a day 365 days a year. For more information please visit us at www.phoenix-fiber.com

Sertex
Booth #33

A city’s communications infrastructure has become as important as transportation, safety and culture to attracting new investment and business.

The need for community broadband service is constantly increasing – for schools, safety and other city or town services. That’s why it’s so important to have an experienced firm on your side.

Sertex helps cities; towns and municipalities build fiber optic networks, from the initial concept to completion. The broadband we install empowers cities and towns with a high-speed network that improves communication at every level.

Sertex can consult on projects from initial network layout to budgetary considerations, from the physical design of the network to surveys, from permitting applications to construction management, and from build phases to final termination/splicing. We can also provide ongoing security, emergency and maintenance services.

Sertex is your turn key Fiber Optics Network partner.

Vantage Point
Tabletop #19

Vantage Point Solutions (VPS) 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.

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