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Kirkland-based Wave Broadband to be sold for $2.4 billion

Tuesday, December 6, 2016.   Marcus Watson, senior fiber splicer for Wave holds 12 fiber optic cables pulled from a buffer tube?part of a 48 count cable that he is splicing into the existing larger cable in North Seattle to expand the fiber broadband network.  

works on a temporary table splicing an 864 count fiber cable with a new 48 count fiber cable to expand their broadband network in the North Seattle area.

Internet provider Wave Broadband will continue to operate under its own brand name and keep its Kirkland headquarters after the acquisition. But CEO Steve Weed will step down from that position, taking a seat on the board of directors of the combined entity.

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