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Fiber Market Consolidation in the UK: A Discussion with Steve Leighton

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and  VETRO FiberMap. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband […]

Closing the Digital Divide: Insights from the Capital Projects Fund on Nationwide Broadband Connectivity

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and  VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband […]

Broadband Insights: Connectivity & Social Media Innovation

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and  VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: This episode of the Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband […]

Paul Bunyan Communications’ Innovative Broadband Journey

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and  VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: This episode of the Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband […]

Navigating the Complex Landscape of Telehealth

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: This episode of the Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m […]

A Look Back at 2023 in the Broadband Industry

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: This episode of the Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to a special edition of […]

Navigating the Path to Fiber Broadband Connectivity Success

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m […]

The Evolving Landscape of UK Broadband

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. This […]

Unveiling the Future of Fiber Broadband with Evann Freeman

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and  VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband […]

Transforming Fiber Network Deployment with GIS Solutions

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of the Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. We […]

The Changing Landscape of Broadband Funding

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in Broadband-land. Welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, continuing to bring you stories, stats, and samples […]

Revolutionizing Connectivity and Building the Future of Fiber

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. We […]

The New Era of Broadband Challenges and Opportunities

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. My […]

Hunter Communications Connecting Communities

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and  VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: This episode of the Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband […]

FCC Broadband Labels: Unveiling the New Mandates and Reporting Requirements

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and  VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Broadband Labels and Reporting Requirements Unveiled Brad Hine: Hello […]

Lumos’ Vision for Empowering Communities with Fiber Broadband

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of The […]

The Impact of One Touch Switching Mandate on UK Consumers

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of the […]

ATX Network’s Innovations Meeting Market Challenges

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Brad Hine: Hello, again, Broadband Land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, continuing to bring stories, stats, […]

Discussing Workforce Diversity and Inclusion in the Fiber Industry

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and Vetro FiberMap. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and Vetro FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of Broadband […]

Navigating the Broadband Landscape with Jacki Miskimins

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of the Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome back to another episode of the […]

Transforming Broadband Networks with netElastic

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Brad Hine: Hello everyone in broadband land, and welcome to another […]

Driving the Fiber Revolution

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m […]

Cityside Fiber’s Journey to Connect Communities

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of the Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. My […]

Exploring Sterlite’s Fiber Innovations and Industry Insights

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello everyone in broadband land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine. And today, we are onsite at the […]

Navigating the Open Access Revolution

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are in the Harrison Edwards Media Center at Mountain Connect […]

Bridging the Digital Divide One Rural Community at a Time

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband […]

A Look Ahead at the 2024 Telecommunications Landscape

As we usher in 2024, it’s time to peer into the crystal ball to see what the telecommunications industry has in store. Jeff Fraleigh, President of ETI Software, shares his insights on what lies ahead in an ever-evolving landscape – from the impact of funding to technological innovations, regulatory shifts, consumer preferences, and security concerns. […]

 ISPs Reeling Under Massive Reporting Demands

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) new broadband labeling requirement will provide unprecedented transparency to consumers while layering on more complex data reporting for ISPs. With a focus on product and service clarity and consumer empowerment, this mandate is set to revolutionize how Internet Service Providers (ISPs) operate. Starting in early April 2024, ISPs are required […]

Navigating the Future of Broadband

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of the Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband […]

How Actifai’s AI-Powered Solutions Are Transforming the Industry

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Brad Hine: Hello everyone in Broadband land, and welcome to another […]

5 Ways Network Provisioning Tools Improve Customer Experience

In today’s competitive telecommunications market, customer experience is everything Customers expect fast, reliable, and affordable service. They also want a seamless experience from onboarding to support. This is why broadband service providers (BSP) should turn to their network provisioning tools to make a good customer experience a reality. Here’s what they do: Reduce customer wait […]

How Rural Broadband Fuels Smart Communities

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. We are in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the NTCA SRC Live or Smart Rural Communities […]

How AI is Transforming the Telecommunications Industry

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are in the Harrison Edwards Media Center at Mountain Connect […]

Bridging the Broadband Gap with Dr. Christopher Ali

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are in the Harrison Edwards Media Center at Mountain Connect […]

Navigating the Future of Connectivity at Connected Britain 2023

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. My […]

Empowering Rural Communities with Multi-Gig Broadband Services

  The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, and we are coming to you […]

Master Unified Device Management and Wow Your Customers

Today, service providers have the extraordinary challenge to manage and control multiple devices within the home, regardless of type or brand. Consider this: By 2027, there will be more than 93 million households using smart devices in the US.  As the number of connected devices within the home grows, this challenge has become a mandate. […]

How Technology is Revolutionizing Agriculture in Heartland Farms

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. We are in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida at the NTCA, SRC Live Event. I’m your host, […]

Cybersecurity for Broadband Providers

According to the Verizon 2023 Data Breach Investigations Report, the telecommunications industry was the second most targeted industry for cyberattacks in 2021, accounting for 16% of all breaches. The most common type of attacks were web application attacks, which exploit vulnerabilities in web applications in order to gain unauthorized access to data, systems, and networks. […]

How NightWatch is Transforming Personal Security

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. We are in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the NTCA SRC Live event. I’m your host, […]

Elevating Telecommunications Field Service with AI and AR

In the telecommunications industry’s rapidly evolving landscape, innovation is the driving force that will help Tier 2 and Tier 3 broadband providers stay competitive.  Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have emerged as transformative solutions that are reshaping the way field service operations are executed.  According to Gartner*, companies utilizing AR in field service […]

Colorado’s Journey to Equitable Broadband Access

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Pete Pizzutillo, and I’m here joined by Brandy Reitter. She’s the executive director at […]

Empowering Futures and Unlocking Opportunity with Broadband and Digital Skills

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Joe Coldebella, and we are in historic downtown Wilson, North Carolina at […]

Unlocking the Future of Rural Broadband for Community ISPs

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Pete Pizzutillo, and I am joined today by Jeff Neblett. He is the CEO of […]

Reflections on the UTC Conference 2023

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, bringing you stories, stats, and samples from […]

Helping Rural Broadband ISPs Connect Remote Communities

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, bringing you stories, stats, and samples from […]

Paul Bunyan Communications’ Tech Evolution

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch we are in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the NTCA SRC event. I’m your host, Joe […]

From Tech-Driven Infrastructure to Innovation Exchange

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Joe Coldebella, and we are in historic downtown Wilson, North Carolina at […]

Navigating State Broadband Initiatives for Equitable Connectivity

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. We are in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the NTCA SRC Live Event. I’m your host, […]

Seven Reasons How Embracing Automation Enhances Efficiency

Challenges such as revenue erosion, skilled labor shortages, capital intensity, and outdated legacy systems are all contributing to significant transformation in the telecom industry these days. In response, broadband service providers (BSP) are turning to automation as an important strategic initiative to reshape their monetization strategies and operational models. According to a recent Heavy Reading/Juniper […]

Fueling Tech Innovation and Empowering Entrepreneurs

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Joe Colabella, and we are in historic downtown Wilson, North Carolina at […]

Embracing the AI Revolution

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Joe Coldebella. We are in historic downtown Wilson, North Carolina at the 2023 […]

Telecom law, regulations, and accurate broadband mapping

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, bringing you stats, stories, and samples from […]

How Electric Cooperatives Are Lighting Up Rural Internet Access

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello everyone in broadband land. Welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, and we are on-site here at the […]

ETI Unveils ‘Smart B/OSS’ to Reduce Network Complexity for Broadband Providers

ATLANTA, GA, August 8, 2023 — ETI Software Solutions, a leading provider of operations support systems and business support systems (OSS/BSS), announces Smart B/OSS, the world’s first intelligent OSS/BSS platform that utilizes artificial intelligence and cloud native technologies. Smart B/OSS helps broadband providers reduce network and system complexity while generating insightful actionable intelligence to help […]

Importance of Broadband Infrastructure and Digital Inclusion Exploration

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I am Pete Pizzutillo. I’m joined today by Dr. Roberto Gallardo. He’s the director at […]

Empowering Rural Broadband Expansion Through Partnerships

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, and today we are coming to you […]

Enhancing Digital Experiences with ETI Software and Synacor Integration

In today’s dynamic digital landscape, businesses face the challenge of meeting ever-evolving customer demands while streamlining their internal operations. The integration of cutting-edge software solutions has emerged as a game-changing strategy for achieving this delicate balance. In this blog post, we delve into the compelling benefits that arise from integrating ETI Software and Synacor. Together, […]

Empowering Tribal Communities Through High-Speed Broadband

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are in Houston, Texas at the Broadband Community Summit coming to […]

Newark Fiber: Building Universal Connectivity

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello everyone in broadband land. This is another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, coming to you from Dallas, Texas, on-site […]

Streamlining Network Operations: The Integration of Metaswitch and ETI Software

In today’s rapidly evolving telecommunications landscape, network operators are constantly seeking innovative solutions to enhance efficiency, improve service delivery, and optimize customer experiences. As network infrastructure grows more complex, the need for seamless integration between different systems becomes increasingly vital. This is where the integration of Metaswitch and ETI Software comes into play, offering a […]

Global Connected Series: From Britain to America

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello. Welcome to another episode of Broadband Bunch. I am at Connected America in Dallas, Texas along with my co-host, Brad Hine. We are joined […]

Rural Broadband Strategy Insights with Amanda Hofer

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. We are in Dallas, Texas at Connected America hosted by Total Telecom. Connected America is doing […]

Hexvarium’s Geospatial Approach to Building Smarter Networks

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello everyone in Broadband land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine. We are coming to you from Dallas, […]

Unlocking Web3: The Potential of Read, Write, and Own Internet

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone, in broadband land.  Welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. We are here on site today in Dallas, Texas for the Connected […]

WISP Industry Navigation and Spectrum Insights from an Expert

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello everyone in broadband land and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, bringing you stories, stats, and samples from the […]

Wireless Internet and Digital Transformation: Uniting Communities

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Brad Hine, your host, here with stories, stats, and samples from […]

Artificial Intelligence Unleashed: Unlocking the Power in Broadband

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Joe Coldebella. We are in Houston, Texas at the Broadband Communities Summit, coming […]

Exploring the Evolution of Broadband: Insights from WISPA America 2023

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land. Welcome to the Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, coming to you with stories, stats, and samples from the […]

Overcoming Swivel Chair Syndrome

In today’s rapidly evolving world, the ability to quickly access real-time accurate information is a critical necessity for businesses, particularly internet service providers (ISP) which operate in customer-centric industries. A recent survey conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index reveals that ISPs consistently rank at the bottom of the index, falling below airlines and health […]

Streamlining Broadband Service Activation and Utility Billing

When it comes to telecom, broadband and utility management, ETI Software and Cogsdale have partnered for years to streamline the operations and management of utility companies that have expanded into telecommunications. In this blog post, we will explore the transformative power of the ETI Software and Cogsdale partnership and how the integration has benefited customers. […]

Electronic Bill Payments Enhance Customer Experience

Efficient billing processes are crucial for providers to ensure accurate and timely billing for their customers. Paymentus specializes in electronic bill presentation and payment (EBPP) solutions. Paymentus simplifies the payment process by providing secure and user-friendly interfaces, ensuring a seamless experience for customers. The integration of ETI Software’s end to end service management platform and […]

Streamlining Mergers and Acquisitions with Next-Gen ISP Broadband Network Solutions

In the rapidly evolving telecommunications industry, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become commonplace. They present opportunities to augment the range of services provided, expand market reach, and achieve operational efficiencies. However, these processes can introduce complexities as new technologies are integrated into existing operations. Internet Service Providers (ISP) need a platform that can facilitate a […]

Broadband Infrastructure: Understanding the Importance of Internet Exchange Points

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Pete Pizzutillo, and I am joined here by Hunter Newbie. He’s the owner of […]

Top 5 Steps Providers Can Take to Support Critical Services

This blog is excerpted from the TM Forum report “Orchestrating Broadband as a Vital Utility” by Ed Fiengold. Download the full report here. As communications service providers (CSPs) work to solve challenges related to digital transformation, like adopting cloud native IT and migrating to software-based networks, they are on a path to supporting new critical […]

Unpacking the Evolving Landscape of Broadband: Insights from David Strauss

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I am Pete Pizzutillo, and I am joined today by David Strauss. He’s the principal […]

ETI and TiVo: Redefining Video Service Delivery and Management

ETI and TiVo partner together to enable operators to leverage their current infrastructure while seamlessly integrating IP video streaming and OTT content from TiVo’s cloud-based, multi-screen platform.  After the acquisition of MobiTV, another ETI partner, TiVo has a solution that allows full cloud delivery, including content that several of our joint customers have also adopted. […]

ETI and CHR Solutions: A Powerful Integration for Improved Customer Service and Billing

ETI Software and CHR Solutions are two leading providers of telecommunications software solutions. ETI Software offers a suite of products for intelligent provisioning and service activation, unified device management, and integrated billing. CHR Solutions provides a customer care and billing platform that helps organizations improve customer service and reduce costs. The integration between ETI Software […]

The Power of Digital Infrastructure and Operations Science

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I am Pete Pizzutillo, and I am joined today by Todd Zabelle. He is the […]

Empowering Rural Communities

Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are at NTCA’s annual RTIME event in sunny San Diego. Joining me is Pam Becker, the executive director of the Foundation for Rural Service. Pam, welcome to the Broadband Bunch. Pam Becker: Thanks so much, Joe. It’s an […]

Real-Time Analytics for Broadband Customer Support Centers

In today’s fast-paced business environment, broadband customer support centers need real-time analytics to provide top-notch customer support under pressure. One of the biggest challenges contact center managers face is the ability to react quickly to unexpected events. These events may include spikes in the volume of incoming customer interactions, longer call lengths, and agent absences. […]

Broadband Deployment: Fiber? Why Not in Minot, North Dakota

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are at NTCA’s annual RTime Event in sunny San Diego. […]

Broadband Funding: The Key to Success is Strategic Planning

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land. Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine. Today, I’m on-site at the NTCA’s 2023 RTIME […]

Helping Transform and Grow cloud communications revenue

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are at NTCA’s annual RTIME event in sunny San Diego. Joining me […]

Transforming Broadband Customer Experience with an Intelligent OSS/BSS Platform

ETI Software Solutions, a leading provider of telecommunications software, today announced the launch of the world’s first intelligent OSS/BSS platform. The platform uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automate tasks, personalize experiences, and predict problems before they occur. This can lead to a number of benefits for broadband subscribers, including faster service, more accurate billing, and […]

Streamlining Broadband Construction Using Digital Solutions

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land, this is Brad Hine, your host of The Broadband Bunch. I’m coming to you live from San Diego, California. We’re […]

Broadband CPE Device Management Challenges for Network Operators

Broadband network operators face several challenges in managing CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) and IoT (Internet of Things) devices. These challenges include: Security: CPE and IoT devices are often the weakest links in a network’s security. Network operators need to ensure that these devices are secure and not vulnerable to cyber-attacks that can compromise the network. […]

The Broadband Group and Render Networks: Building Fiber Outside Plant

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch, my name is Pete Pizzutillo, and I am joined by two guests today. I have […]

The importance of creating a gigabit society for customers and communities

 The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. This is Pete Pizzutillo. I am live at the Calix Connexions 2022, and I’m joined […]

Preview of the WISPAMERICA conference 2023

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in Broadband land. I’m your host, Brad Hine, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. Today we have two great guests […]

Helping our partners digitalize and automate their operations.

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I am Pete Pizzutillo and I am joined today by a regional customer business executive, […]

The Cumberland Connect Story

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are at Calix Connections 2022 at the Win Resort in […]

Connecting 10,000 subscribers in 2 years.

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome again to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. This is Pete Pizzutillo, and I am joined by two gentlemen from MidSouth Fiber, […]

Fiber gaming: How could ISP’s tap into the gamer demographic?

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Kaleigh: Welcome to the Broadband Bunch. My name is Kaleigh Cox. I am an ambassador of the Broadband Bunch, as well as an occasional co-host here. It’s […]

What’s on the horizon for broadband industry for 2023

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. My name is Pete Pizzutillo here at Calix Connections 2022. And I am joined by […]

GLDS, awarded the Calix Partner of the year

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. This is Pete Pizzutillo at the Calix Connections 2022. I am joined by Adam Ross […]

Providing fiber delivering services into communities across Oregon and Washington

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. This is Pete Pizzutillo and I am joined today by the CEO of LS Networks, […]

Advantages of being a second provider in the market

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella and we are at Calix Connections 2022 at the Wind Resort in […]

Bringing a fiber network to Northern Alabama

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. My name is Pete Pizzutillo and we are at Calix Connections 2022 at the Wynn […]

Ensuring fast internet to the cooperative’s members

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. My name is Pete Pizzutillo, and I am here at the Calix Connections 2022 in […]

Striving to bring high-speed internet to Southern Oregon

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. This is Pete Pizzutillo. We are at Calix ConneXions 2022 in Las Vegas, and I am joined […]

An innovative billing system for broadband providers

Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. This is Pete Pizzutillo. I am live at the Calix ConneXions 2022, and I’m joined by Amir Heydarkhan from Camv.io Amir, thanks for joining us. Amir Heydarkhan: Thank you. Thank you for having me. Pete Pizzutillo: Yeah. Amir is the CTO and co-founder […]

Bringing connectivity to the Arkansas Delta

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella and we are at Calyx ConneXions 2022 at the Wind Resort in Las Vegas, […]

Serving rural communities with a blueprint for success

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. We are at Calix ConneXions 2022. This is Pete Pizzutillo, and I am joined by […]

How to segment and target with good data

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. My name is Pete Pizzutillo, and I am joined by Natalie Straight. She’s the director of […]

Spotlight on the importance of connectivity

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and joining me is the Principal at the Pivot Group, Bernie Arnason. […]

What’s Next for Telehealth?

Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella and we are joined by broadband advocate and telehealth expert, Craig Settles. Craig, welcome to The Broadband Bunch. Craig Settles: Thank you very much for having me. I appreciate it very much. Joe Coldebella: Oh no, we always enjoy bringing […]

Insights about women in tech, mentoring, and digital inclusion

Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella and we are at SCTE Cable Tech Expo 2022 in the city of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joining me today is Zenita Henderson, the CMO of Segra. Zenita, welcome to the Broadband Bunch. Zenita Henderson: Thank you. Thank you for […]

Uplifting innovation and problem solving at community level

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello. And welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are at the SCTE Cable-Tech Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joining […]

Using broadband to Manage and Repair Tractors In-Field

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella. Recently we were at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While […]

High-speed internet and telephone service for West Texas

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, your host for this episode. Joining me is Patrick Sherrill, the general […]

Creating a favorable business environment for telecos

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Jeff: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host today, Jeff Boozer. Today, we’re speaking with Brett Kilbourne, the Utility Technology Council’s […]

Calix ConneXions 2022 event review and more

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. My name is Pete Pizzutillo and I have the pleasure of speaking with Michael Weening. […]

Insights on the US wireless market

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hello, everyone. In broadband land, I’m your host, Brad Hein, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. Our guest today is Jeff Moore, the […]

Financial Transformation in Broadband

Peter Pizzutillo Thank you for joining us today. I like to welcome this special guest, Brandon Ogilvie. He’s the CFO of all points broadband. Brendan, thanks for joining our conversation today about financial transformation. Brandon Ogilvie Thank you. Happy to be here. Peter Pizzutillo We’re gonna dig in a little bit about what you and […]

Your Fiber Network is Complete. Now What?

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. We are at Fiber Connect 2022, and I’m with Jeff Boozer and Guy Bevente, and […]

Broadband funding should enhance digital skills not just technology

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella and we are at the Broadband Access event, making the most of […]

Event Recap of Fiber Connect 2022

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella. We are at Fiber Connect 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. This event is […]

Women in Fiber – Fiber Broadband Association

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Joe Coldebella. Joining me today are Holly Ruser and Alexa Edens. These […]

Smart cities with Terabit-Ready Networks

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella and we are at Fiber Connect 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. This event, of […]

Making High-speed internet service affordable to all

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. My name is Pete Pizzutillo and I am joined today by Kathryn de Wit of […]

Rural Broadband Association’s mission to close the digital divide

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello. Welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella. We are at SRC Live. This event is hosted by the NTCA, the […]

Telehealth to enhance the healthcare in rural communities

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are at SRC Live. This event is hosted by the […]

A resource helping communities kick starting economic growth.

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe: Hello. And welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella and we are at SRC Live. This event is hosted by the NTCA-The […]

Rural broadband to Connect Rural Schools and Communities

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella and we are at the SRC Live. This event is hosted by […]

High-speed internet in Puerto Rico, a conversation with V2A Consulting

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Brad Hine: Hello, everyone in broadband land, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, bringing you another story from the […]

Broadband Mapping is Creating a Foundation for Simplifying Complex Networks

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete: Welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. We’re here live at The Broadband Community Summit 2022, in the Harrison Edwards Studio. I’m joined today by […]

Bringing Broadband Connectivity to Up-State New York

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. We’re at Broadband Communities 2022, coming to you from the Harrison Edwards Summit Studio. I’m […]

How US Ignite Is Accelerating the Smart City Movement

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. We are at Broadband Communities, 2022. Coming to you from the Harrison Edwards summit studio. […]

Smart City Chattanooga’s story and creating an inclusive future for it

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. We’re at Broadband Communities, 2022, coming to you from the Harrison Edwards, summit studio. I’m […]

Digital divide, can it be narrowed down with the current BEAD program?

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella. We are at Broadband Communities 2022, coming to you from the Harrison […]

A Fixed-Wireless franchise model for unserved and underserved

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software Brad Hine: Hello, everyone, in broadband land, and welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m your host, Brad Hine, bringing you another unique story from […]

How ETI Can Accelerate Calix Systems Deployment

Calix has partnered with ETI to help our joint customers turn up Calix equipment more rapidly using fewer people and, in less time, resulting in faster ROI, increased sales and higher customer satisfaction.  ETI’s Triad is a highly adaptable Operation Support System (OSS) platform that helps to reduce operating expense through automated fulfillment and service […]

Fiber Network That is Locally Built and Consumer-Friendly, FPUA’s Broadband Story

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Kaleigh Cox: Welcome to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. I’m your host today, Kaleigh Cox, and joining me, our Jason Mittler and Rachel Tennant of FPUA […]

Video Streaming Apps and Services, Bundled and Simplified

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella. Joining me today is my colleague and co-host, Kaleigh Cox. Hey, Kaleigh. […]

Broadband Infrastructure: How SIP Is Driving The Future Of Broadband Technology?

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch.  The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome you to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. My name is Pete Pizzutillo and I am joined today by David Gilford. David, thanks […]

Broadband Connectivity: How Maine Is Working Hard To End The Digital Divide

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella. Joining me today is the Director of the Connect Maine Authority, Peggy […]

Parks: DIY Security Systems Set to Pass Pro Installs

Half of security system sales during the past year were the do-it-yourself (DIY) type, according to Parks Associates

Airband: A Microsoft Initiative Aimed To Close The Digital Divide

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Welcome to The Broadband Bunch. A podcast about broadband and how it impacts us all. Join us to learn about the state of the industry […]

Telehealth is on the Rise, Comprised 5.4 percent of All Medical Claims in January 2022

FAIR Health’s monthly telehealth regional tracker projects telehealth utilization grew for the third straight month in January

Broadband Workforce Development: Is Investing in Employee Training The Key?

Steve Harris of SCTE makes us understand how broadband workforce management and training can help handle the rapid broadband growth.

Broadband Software: Introducing the Periodic Table of Broadband Tools

In this episode, Joe and Pete chat about the Periodic Table of Broadband Tools. One of the primary goals of the Broadband Bunch is to be a source that educates.

Broadband Forum Releases Phase 2 5G Convergence Standards

The Broadband Forum completed 2phase of 5G work, aimed at providing a seamless converged experience between wireless and wired networks

Augmented and Virtual Reality Market Growth Driven by Commercial Demand

According to the latest report Worldwide shipments of AR/VR headsets nearly doubled in 2021, growing 92.1% over the previous year

Low latency High Speed Broadband With Better Broadband Infrastructure

This episode features Dennis Kyle, SVP of the Zayo Group talking about what lies ahead for the Zayo Group and the broadband industry

IoT on the Farm – Precision Agriculture: An Interview with Rob Tiffany

Rob Tiffany shares his views on the importance of IoT, data, and connectivity when it comes to agriculture in rural communities.

Broadband Forum’s New Connected Home Standard: OB-USP-Agent

This article is all about the Broadband Forum’s fifth version of the connected home standard the Open Broadband-USP-Agent

Future of Work Study: Hybrid Home/Office the Norm in 2024

A latest survey by AT&T and the Dubber Corp reveals that hybrid work from home and office will be the default arrangement in 2024

Broadband Deployment Trends in Workforce Management

Let’s take a look at some viable options carriers, service providers, municipalities, technology equipment providers and professional service organizations can leverage to resolve labor constraints and meet deployment demands successfully. Broadband service providers must ask themselves how they will meet the demands of each phase of a project’s lifecycle from needs assessment, business case, design, […]

CTA Pegs Unlicensed Spectrum Value at $95.8 Billion Annually

Unlicensed spectrum generates $95.8 B annually in incremental sales value, according to the Consumer Technology Association’s report

Speedtest Data Reveals Evolving Mobile and Fixed Broadband Capabilities

Speedtest global index based on data from the fourth quarter of 2021 reveals evolving mobile and fixed broadband capabilities.

Internet Satisfaction Report: 60% Very Satisfied with Their Service

The latest internet satisfaction report reveals sixty percent are satisfied and seven percent are not with their internet service

70% of U.S. Broadband Households Have Streaming Video Devices

New research from Parks Associations found 70% of U.S. broadband households now have streaming video devices connected to the Internet.

Study: 5G Technology in Cars Adds Value to Dealers, Manufacturers, and Consumers

A quick report on how the inclusion of 5G technology in cars pays off for manufacturers, consumers and dealers!

“We focus on narrowing the battlefield of cybersecurity”

This episode recorded live at the Mountain Connect 2021 features Kyle Glaeser of Underline discussing all things Broadband Security!

Forget Amenity, Broadband is Now a Necessity for Multi-Family Housing

A quick look into how broadband has become a necessity for multi-family housing!

Delivering High-Speed Broadband to Remote Communities in Rural Canada

This episode features Johann Reimer, talking about fiber deployments and providing high-speed broadband to rural Canada

Broadband Deployment – Connecting Rural Communities in The Keystone State

This podcast features David & Laura Gibbon talking about their goal to bring high-speed broadband to central PA.

Tribal Broadband: RedFi Broadband, Working Hard to Bring Connectivity to his South Carolina Tribe.

Mico Hadjo is working hard to bring connectivity to his independent, self-governing tribe in South Carolina.

Pandemic-Driven Broadband Surge Appears to Be Ending!

Looks like the broadband additions returned to pre-pandemic levels in the third quarter of 2021!

Broadband-Only Subscribers are on the Rise, Forecast to Hit 54M by 2025

The Rise of MVPD-Free Households, a broadband-only Subscriber forecast by TDG Research.

Wi-Fi 6 Not Just for Consumer Market, Enterprise Sees Momentum

The latest ABI Research report reveals the estimated growth rate for Wi-Fi 6 shipments in the near future.

Broadband Data & Mapping: Building a Better Foundation For the Future

A Discussion on broadband coverage and the importance of mapping to solve the digital divide and bring broadband to unserved and underserved

Consumer and Commercial Interest in VR is Rising

Spending on augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets, smart home devices and wearables is expected to reach $372.1 billion by the end of this calendar year.

Fiber Broadband is King in Speed Test

Data generated by HighSpeedInternet’s speed test tool has determined that Google Fiber – with an average download speed of 160.5 Mbps – is the fastest in the United States.

Broadband Industry Outlook – interview with Rick Talbot, ACG Research

A great discussion on how the industry is at a crossroads and how important it will be for the industry to get it right moving forward.

Remote and Rural Broadband in the United Kingdom

Tim Higgs on starting their customers with wireless and when possible, rapidly moving them over to a high-speed fiber connection.

Fiber Connect 2021: Interview with Luke Burkhard

Luke Burkhart, Account Manager at ComNet shares his experience attending the Fiber Connect event for the first time!

“We don’t all have the same vision. There are different ways to solve the problem.”

Nokia’s Mark Klimek talks about the innovations that Nokia is rolling out, about the digital divide in us and around the globe.

Fiber Connect 2021: Interview with Tom Counts, 3GIS

This podcast features the founder of 3GIS Tom Counts sharing with us the 3-GIS story from the Fiber Connect 2021.

Broadband Workforce Challenges and Opportunities

Camilla Formica, CRO of NCTI shared her views and explained the importance of training the next generation of telecommunications workers

78 Percent of Households Use SVOD

More than three quarters (78%) of U.S. households subscribe to one or more of the top three subscription video on demand (SVOD) services – Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu.

Changing with the Times. Adopting a Broadband Strategy that Best Serves Your Community

CEO, of Adams Telephone Co-Operative talking about his company, managing Hybrid Broadband Networks, GIS data, and more

“Even cows need a gigabit connection!” How ROCK Networks is ramping up connectivity in rural Canada?

President and CEO of ROCK Networks, Joe Hickey talking about how Rock Networks is ramping up connectivity in rural Canada.

Subscription Video Gaming on The Rise

Just over one third (36%) of US broadband households subscribe to or are in trials with a video gaming service, according to a new report from Parks Associates.

Broadband is Surging and 5G Fixed Wireless is a Rising Star

The worldwide residential broadband market grew 4.4% to 1.1 billion subscriptions last year compared to 2019, according to ABI Research. 5G Fixed Wireless growth is estimated at 71 percent.

CSPs Face the Need to Change

The speed of change has accelerated, and Communication Service Providers are challenged with the need to change to remain competitive. BSS needs to transform into something that is much more flexible, dynamic, and agile.

Broadband Community Event: Mountain Connect 2021

This episode features the director and chief architect behind Mountain Connect, Jeff Gavlinski, Talking about Mountain Connect 2021, an agnostic event that concentrates on bringing connectivity to the Western United States with an emphasis on helping underserved and unserved areas.

Critical Broadband Infrastructure Trends: Interview with TM Forum Analyst Ed Finegold

This episode, features TM Forum analyst, Ed Finegold about his research into broadband as critical infrastructure and more.

Electric Cooperative Broadband: Interview with GoSemo

In this episode with Sean Vanslyke, CEO, SEMO Electric Cooperative, we touch on a number of areas including Camp SEMO, a boots on the ground tutorial to help new employees and guests of the co-operative learn about the inner workings of the GoSEMO fiber operation.

Broadband Marketing that Helps Tier One and Tier Two providers take on the big guys

This episode decodes the three ways DxTEL is helping local community-based fiber providers compete against national providers.

Providing Tech Support to Rural Broadband ISPs

Scott Lauber, President, and CFO of ISPN Help Desk & Network Services explaining how they are Providing Tech Support to Rural Broadband ISPs.

5G for 12Gz Coalition Pushes FCC Spectrum Policy

This episode features RS Access Co-founder, V Noah Campbell, one of the driving forces behind the 5G for 12MHz initiative. With an incredibly diverse coalition of 29 stakeholders, the 5G for 12MHz coalition is spearheading an effort to unlock the power of the 12MHz band by advocating that the FCC unlock the 500MHz of existing terrestrial licenses in the 12 GHz band.

Rural Broadband Communities: Bridging the Digital Divide in Canada

This episode features Amedeo Bernardi, Founder of the CRRBC discussing the digital divide, broadband funding, and the problems as well as the solutions that have led to rural broadband becoming available in Canada.

Community Broadband Makes a Difference

Whether it’s delivering gig service or helping the less fortunate gain access to the internet, Ting and their philosophy seem to be working. In this episode, we chat with Ting’s Charlottesville city manager Kara Chandeysson as we discuss what they are doing to make a difference in their community.

Telco Accelerator: Pulling Back the Curtain

In this episode we take an in-depth look at Microsoft’s Telco Accelerator with Program Manager, Martin Wahl.

Building Broadband to Reunite Families on Navajo Nation

The Broadband Bunch podcast featuring John Badal, Founder, and CEO of Sacred Wind Communications.

Wireless Network Infrastructure Building at a Blistering Pace

Alex Schwartz, VP of Business Development with Tillman Infrastructure talks in-depth about Wireless Infrastructure.

Fixed Wireless Networks: Connecting the Unconnected

In this episode of the Broadband Bunch features, Nigel Hall, CEO of the Cambridge Broadband Networks Group talking about High-Speed Internet, 5G, Fixed Wireless vs Fiber-to-home and, more!

Fiber Deployment to be Future Ready

This episode features Robert Petruk, CEO, Gosfield talking about the wins and challenges of being a service provider in rural Canada!

Rural Broadband Connectivity: A Blended Approach

This episode features the CEO of Voneus, Steven Leighton talking about their transition from fixed wireless to fiber!

Broadband Advocate Shining a Spotlight on Important Broadband Issues

This episode features Drew Clark, CEO, Breakfast Media talking about broadband census for America, broadband mapping, infrastructure, and more!

Muni Broadband Brings Commitment to Rural Communities

This episode features Teles Fremin, of LUS Fiber talking about muni broadband and it’s commitment to community.

Visionary Broadband Delivering Broadband to Small Town America

Brian Worthen, CEO of Mammoth Networks explaining how they are bringing connectivity and smiles to the smallest of towns.

Secure Messaging and Financial Apps Gaining Popularity

People in some countries are spending more than five hours a day with apps, according to a new app usage report from App Annie.

Study Says Mobile Devices Are Cybersecurity Threat

Many businesses sent workers home to work remotely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that also left many of them vulnerable to cybersecurity threats, according to a new report from Verizon Business.

Satellite Brings High-Speed Internet to Rural Areas

This episode features Mark Wymer, Senior Vice President at HughesNet discussing the exciting things happening at HughesNet including the upcoming launch of Jupiter 3.

Study: Remote Work Likely to Continue Post COVID

A new remote work study from Ring Central finds that the hybrid work model that small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) adopted due to the pandemic is likely to continue.

UK Broadband Infrastructure Leader Talks Digital Transformation

James Rogan, Digital and Future Cities, Sector Lead at Bechtel discusses their infrastructure projects and partnership with the UK’s CityFibre

Is Wireless the Answer to the Digital Divide?

This episode features Ely Compean, who thinks that wireless should play a vital role, in fact, when done properly, Ely believes wireless is the obvious answer in most rural areas. Listen to the conversation as our hosts Craig, and Jeff with Ely takes a deep dive into this very interesting discussion.

Benefits of SDN and OpenDaylight

This episode features Robert Varga, one of the early and major contributors to the OpenDaylight Project taking about SDN, Kubernetes and more

Digital Transformation for Broadband Service Providers

Can all service providers, regardless of size, realize the promise of the digital transformational vision? Digital transformation is not a destination but a journey and it’s a journey that service providers must go through to stay successful.

Wi-Fi Alliance Enhances Wi-Fi Certified Optimized Connectivity

The Wi-Fi Alliance has added features to Wi-Fi Certified Optimized Connectivity, a certification program that helps ensure users’ ability to discover Wi-Fi networks and select access points.

FCC To Tackle Broadband Data and Maps

A new broadband data task force is being tasked with implementing improvements to the Federal Communications Commission’s broadband data and mapping tools, the FCC announced last week.

Fiber Broadband Infrastructure Construction with a Platform that Digitizes Workflows End-to-End

Our guest on today’s podcast is Bryan McIver, the CEO of Vitruvi which provides Infrastructure Construction Management Software. Bryan talks with us about how he got his start in “horizontal” construction and the challenges that led him to develop Vitruvi’s platform. He tells us how the platform brings fiber broadband infrastructure construction project teams, processes and real-time data together – for efficiency and control.

High Speed Fiber Broadband – “Let’s Wire Up the World”

Join us as we speak with Brian McCullagh, Director of Business Development with Vianet, a fiber broadband service provider in Ontario, Canada. Brian shares with us the challenges to closing the broadband gap in Canada. He also talks about expanding fiber broadband infrastructure around geographic limitations, the need for government funding and public-private partnerships.

Expediting Broadband Deployment: Creating Incentives For Investor-owned Utilities

We are talking today with Heather Burnett Gold and Karen Jackson about their research paper on Expediting Broadband Deployment: Creating Incentives for Investor-owned Utilities (IOUs). They also talk about their decades long experience in the fiber broadband industry and mission to help bring reliable, high-speed and affordable broadband access to all.

Fiber Broadband Infrastructure Company Working Hard To End the Digital Divide

The following podcast is a discussion with Kevin Morgan, the Chief Marketing Officer at Clearfield and a board member of the Fiber Broadband Association. We cover a variety of topics including infrastructure deployment, closing the digital divide, and Kevin’s duties as an officer at the Fiber Broadband Association.

Ericsson Predicts Workplace of the Future

Ericsson predicts that by 2030 almost 60% of white-collar work will happen outside the company premises.

What You Should Know about Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

What is NFV? ETI Software’s VP of Engineering, David Tidd, discusses the benefits of Network Function Virtualization and how ETI is working with providers to implement it.

Necessity of Fiber Broadband Not a Mystery

Today our guest is Brian Mefford, VP of Broadband Strategy at VETRO FiberMap, an intuitive, cloud-based GIS mapping platform for fiber broadband deployments. He talks with us about fiber broadband demand and funding as well as the need for accuracy when mapping out deployments that can bridge the digital divide.

Report: Average U.S. Internet Speed is 42.86 Mbps

A blog about the implications of the CBRS spectrum allocation and how WISPs can manage SAS info and SINR.

EPB: Fiber Broadband Pioneer

Today we are talking with Joey Greer from EPB in Chattanooga, TN. In 2010, EPB became the first fiber broadband service provider to launch internet access with Gigabit speeds and has continually innovated since then. Joey talks about EPB’s mission and commitment to both high speed, reliable fiber broadband access and excellent customer service.

“I’m tracking lasers on maps. How cool is that?”

Our guest on today’s podcast serves as a partner manager with Esri, and it is a pleasure to welcome Jason Hart to the Broadband Bunch.

Helping WISPs Grow and/or Sell

We are joined today by Michael Kellim, the founder of both Leverage Social and Wispbroker.com. He talks about Leverage Social and how it helps WISPs build successful marketing campaigns and grow subscribers. He also talks about Wispbroker.com that helps WISPs that want to sell and/or buy during these challenging times.

Wi-Fi 6E Certification Will Cause Device Surge

Wi-Fi 6E Certification from Wi-Fi Alliance will Drive Dramatic Uptick in Compatible Devices

Wi-Fi Roaming Survey Finds Support for WBA Standard

Seventy-nine percent of service providers, equipment manufacturers and enterprises have or plan to adopt the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s OpenRoaming Wi-Fi standard, according to a Wi-Fi roaming survey from WBA.

Software-Defined Networks, OpenDayLight & Legacy Networks

This week ETI is “geeking out” and featuring our very own David Tidd, VP of Engineering. He takes a look at SDN, OpenDayLight and its how it affects overall architecture.

New Broadband Forum Aims to Make Networks More Open to White Box Solutions

Release 4.0 of the Broadband Forum’s Open Broadband – Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) aims to enhance network flexibility.

Working From Home is Improving Focus, Study Says

A blog about the implications of the CBRS spectrum allocation and how WISPs can manage SAS info and SINR.

EMC Broadband Goes Beyond the Traditional Investment Analysis

The business case for broadband network investment by Electric Cooperatives is unique; here are the questions to ask.

A Closer Look at Spectrum Allocation for CBRS: Moving Forward

CBRS Spectrum Auction winners must now evaluate the best methods to move forward. While the new CBRS rules may seem daunting at first, they are just like any new project.  Initially, identify your existing network. 

USDA Community Connect Applications Due by Dec. 23

Applicants for U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utility Service Community Connect program have until Dec. 23, 2020 to apply for grants for the 2021 fiscal year. The

A Closer Look at Spectrum Allocation for CBRS

A blog about the implications of the CBRS spectrum allocation and how WISPs can manage SAS info and SINR.

New Broadband Forum UDP Speed Test Targets FTTP

The Broadband Forum is launching the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) Speed Test, an open source project that it says will provide more accurate speed assessments tools

Putting Broadband into a Global Perspective

There will be more than 1.4 billion fixed broadband subscribers worldwide by the end of 2030, according to a new forecast from Point Topic.

A Potential COVID-19 Silver Lining

Could the COVID-19 telecommuting trend drive a migration to small towns? New research from Recon Analytics suggests the answer could be “yes.”

Demonstrating the Strength of the Smart Home

The latest news in the evolving smart home market is a partnership between Google and ADT.

Lack of Live Sports is Driving Cord Cutting

Nearly one in three U.S. TV households (32%) are cord cutters, according to the latest edition of Roku’s annual cord cutter study. Roku suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating changes that already were well underway.

DIY Smart Home Trend Helped by Pandemic

The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt in the smart home device market. This explosion of devices in the home gives CSPs a unique opportunity to meet customer expectations and build a better customer experience.

WITA – Rural Broadband Advocates for Fiber to the Barn

Our podcast guest today is the Executive Director of the Washington Independent Telecommunications Association (WITA), Betty Buckley, who discusses Fiber-to-the-Barn, i.e. agricultural broadband needs.

NTIA Internet Usage Data

Nearly 80% of Americans were using the Internet by November of last year, according to new research from the National Telecommunications and Information Association (NTIA).

New Data Highlights Enterprise Wi-Fi 6 and 5G Opportunities

Advanced wireless technologies are gaining in strategic importance, according to a report by management consulting powerhouse Deloitte.

FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge Now Adopted by 750 Operators

More than 750 carriers and broadband providers have pledged to the Federal Communications Commission that they will waive service and late fees along with keeping Wi-Fi hotspots open through the end of June

Medina County Fiber Network – Fiber Broadband Built for Economic Development

This episode features the CEO of Medina County Fiber Network in Medina, Ohio. David Corrado explains the history of Medina, the partnership with Lit Communities and the COVID crisis and the impact on his community and the future of broadband in municipalities and open networks.

How a Texas WISP is Delivering Reliable Broadband Connectivity

This podcast features Resound Networks, a WISP provider serving the Texas Pandhandle

Center on Rural Innovation (CORI) on COVID, digital ecosystems, and the future of work

In this episode, we speak with Alex Kelley the Center on Rural Innovation’s, Broadband and Future of Work Program Manager. Alex provide insight into how the COVID crisis is affecting CORI’s mission and their municipality partners. He helps us understand some of the best practices he’s seeing in the marketplace,

COVID-19 Pandemic Causes Network Traffic Spike

The COVID-19 virus has dramatically affected network traffic and use of VPNs as millions are working from home and home schooling.

Broadband Industry Reacts to COVID-19 Through FCC Pledge

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to issue the “Keep Americans Connected” Pledge, in an effort to ensure uninterrupted broadband access during this trying time. Over 185 providers will participate.

WISPA: Advocating for WISPs and Rural Broadband

In the latest episode of The Broadband Bunch,  we are joined today by Mr. Claude Aiken, the President, and CEO at WISPA, the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association, headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Broadband Built By and For Rural Tribal Nations

In this podcast episode, we speak with Mariel Triggs, CEO of MuralNet. Nearly half of those living in rural communities in the US still lack broadband access. On tribal lands, the problem is more acute with nearly two-thirds lacking access to adequate Internet. MuralNet helps bridge this digital divide by providing infrastructure, consulting, financial, and educational […]

Open Access Broadband: Driving Transformation

Bridging the Digital Divide in Washington State Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. Today we have the opportunity to speak with Dave Spencer, the CEO of NoaNet. He’s joined by Claire Ward, marketing and communications manager. They tell us more about the origins of NoaNet in the early days […]

Fiber Broadband Association: Education, Research, Advocacy

FIBER BROADBAND ASSOCIATION: EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY In this episode of The Broadband Bunch, we speak with Fiber Broadband Association President, Lisa Youngers. Lisa shares how the Fiber Broadband Association engages with the FCC, state and federal policymakers as well as communities across the U.S. She introduces a new measure of broadband, The Broadband Experience […]