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GigaZone Gaming Championship receives Calix Innovation Award

Paul Bunyan Communications' GigaZone Gaming Championship, the first stadium-style eSporting event in northern Minnesota, has been awarded the Calix Best Innovation in Residential Subscriber Experience for 2017.

The Calix Innovation Awards are given annually to Calix customers—technology companies from around the world—who demonstrated outstanding creativity when leveraging Calix technology to deploy best-in-class services, according to a release. The award recognizes innovation in the use of access, premises and cloud technologies to transform businesses and networks, the release said.

The international award is the second prominent recognition the GigaZone Gaming Championship has received this year. In May, Paul Bunyan Communications received the 2017 TeleChoice Award for its complete marketing campaign of the GigaZone Gaming Championship by the NTCA—The Rural Broadband Association. The annual awards program honors excellence in public relations and marketing.

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