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Cisco takes aim at rural broadband with network solutions for service providers

Cisco is aiming to help service providers bridge the digital divide in rural areas across the U.S. by offering network solutions.

In addition to the network gear and software, Cisco also plans to open its Cisco Rural Broadband Innovation Center in Raleigh, North Carolina this fall. The innovation lab, which will start out with virtual tours before going to in-building visits, will demonstrate the steps needed for converging wireline and wireless infrastructure and services in order to deliver more cost effective broadband offerings.

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