Category Archives: Real-time Project Tracking and Control

Cable’s New Focus: Regional Rural NTCA Carriers

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RDOF, Verticals and Value Adds reveal Cable’s fiber growth plans at the expense of rural carriers. This was originally written just as COVID shut down the US. Fierce Telecom just reported Charter along with other MSOs have filed to take a piece of the $20 Billion RDOF! The following rural cable strategy was compiled from Heavy/Light Reading, SCTE, Deloitte, Garner and various other industry sources. At the end of the blog there is information on how to stop this attack, protect your current accounts, grow them, and acquire new ones.  Justified by growing fiber valuations, MSO’s plan is to win rural commercial accounts by offering new services. Those same rising fiber valuations are inviting new competitors and cable’s trans-formative services are designed to beat both the incumbents and hold off new entrants. They say it’s easier to fight the enemy you know than the one you don’t. With uber competition confronting every industry, companies must invest to fight rivals. It is…

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A Kansas Fiber Networks network manager utilizing the OcularIP performance management customer portal on the job.

Kansas Fiber Network: Why the Transition to OcularIP Was the Right Move

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Kansas Fiber Network provides wholesale connectivity to statewide services and enterprises. They hired LB Networks to complete all of their deployments, and soon realized they were missing out on the industry’s most intuitive, integrative and comprehensive monitoring and reporting customer portal. They decided to terminate their long-term contract with another customer portal and haven’t looked back since. Click here to learn what makes LB Networks the right partner and OcularIP the perfect solution.

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Customer Input Drives Functionality, Services and Success

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Thanks for a great 2014! In 2014, LB Networks elevated our success with another record year of growth, solution enrichments and industry recognition. OcularIP, WOOD and our engineering services all contributed to this achievement. Over the past twelve months OcularIP revenues have grown over 56% and the number of new carriers using OcularIP more than doubled! Our top reseller surpassed 100% annual growth. OcularIP was featured at the Telecom Council’s Quarterly Forum, INDATEL’s annual conference, ALU’s SReXperts, Adva’s User Symposium, VzW Small Cell Summit, plus we participated in many other industry events. Our customer’s benefited from 3 major releases that added extensive capabilities and a key reason for our installed customers growing use rates. Our services team performed projects for 28 organizations; including the nation’s largest carrier, a top 3 MSO, a top 10 healthcare provider, regional & national wireline carriers, publicly traded datacenter and hosting companies. A global optical manufacturer awarded us their coveted “Partner of the Year” honor…

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