Connect America Fund (CAF) Initiative Getting A Boost with Global Telecom Manufacturer Partnership

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Professional services company Bonfire Engineering and Consulting announced today that it is has entered into a partnership with global telecommunications equipment manufacturer Positron Access Solutions.

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“We are very excited to work with Bonfire and their deep experience in broadband network planning and engineering,” said Pierre Trudeau, President and CTO at Positron Access Solutions. “This relationship allows service providers the ability to deliver higher bandwidth and double their service areas

This partnership will increase the company’s ability to support the Connect America Fund (CAF) Federal Initiative and the communities that will benefit from the collective $2 Billion USD that is being distributed within the program.

“This partnership is another step in our goal of bringing more broadband to more rural communities," said Daran Saint, President and CEO at Bonfire. “Their technology, innovation, and pledge of service excellence make them a great fit for our team and our culture.”

With this agreement, Bonfire will be able to introduce and design new technology solutions to service providers, such as Positron’s xDSL amplifiers, coupled with Bonfire’s services and know-how to increase the reach and efficiency of the available government funding. The company is now certified to manage product testing, lab approvals and First Office Applications (FOA’s) for Service Providers across the U.S.

“We are very excited to work with Bonfire and their deep experience in broadband network planning and engineering,” said Pierre Trudeau, President and CTO at Positron Access Solutions. “This relationship allows service providers the ability to deliver higher bandwidth and double their service areas with solutions from Positron that are engineered with Bonfire’s expertise to get the most out of the allocated CAF funding and provide a holistic view of their networks.”

About Bonfire Engineering and Consulting
Bonfire Engineering and Consulting is a specialist network and technology consultancy that helps Service Providers, Utilities, and Municipalities design, deploy and secure new critical broadband infrastructure and technology solutions across the US.

The Company offers technology, engineering, and construction services, providing customers with an end-to-end, turnkey solution able to handle every aspect of complex network deployments.

Bonfire’s proprietary, cloud-based, project management platform; Fuel Collaboration simplifies overall communications and provides customers with full transparency into the deployment process including: auditing, inspections, and quality assurance.

Bonfire services a wide range of clients which include those listed on the listed on the Fortune 500. Further information can be found at http://www.bonfire-ec.com.

About Positron Access Solutions
Positron Access Solutions is a worldwide leader in xDSL amplification, multi-pair Bonded Copper and Fiber solutions for the most demanding Carrier applications, including Metro Ethernet services, MTU/MDU and backhaul of remote DSLAMs. Positron’s FS-GIGA is CE 2.0 certified and is the first commercial product to deliver 1 Gbps symmetrical service at a distance of 800 feet of telephone wires. It enables Operators to leverage fiber, multi-pair VDSL2, G.fast bonded copper over telephone wiring, or coax and GPON to deliver enhanced Carrier Ethernet services. Positron's global footprint extends from the United States and Canada through Europe, Latin America, Asia and the South Pacific.

Further information can be found at https://www.positronaccess.com/

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