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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. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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!

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.

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.

NoaNet: A True Leader in the Open Access Network Model

This episode features NoaNet’s Chief Security Officer, Mike Henson, and Marketing and Communications Manager, Claire Ward talking about how NoaNet helped facilitate over 600 free wifi hotspots across the state during the COVID-19 pandemic and their launch of a next generation 911 project.

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.

Exciting Broadband News: Building a Software Stack from Scratch

This podcast by the Broadband Bunch features Hannes Gredler, CTO and Co-Founder and Richard Brandon, Vice President of Marketing at RtBrick, as they share with us the groundbreaking work RtBrick is doing in the telco space.

Fiber Broadband’s End? Southern California Wireless Network Trailblazer Discusses RDOF Win and Expansion into Neighboring States.

This episode of the Broadband Bunch, features Skyler Ditchfield CEO of GoeLinks. Skyler, along with ETI’s Product directors Craig and Brad chat about a wide variety of interesting topics including GeoLinks recent RDOF funding win, expanding their footprint into both Nevada and Arizona as well as working with area school districts to accelerate broadband deployment to students in rural communities seeking better connectivity options.

Wireless Network Providers Working Together Enhance Rural Broadband

In this episode of the Broadband Bunch, features Brian Young, the president of IPpay a leading electronic payment processor in the telecom, utilities, and internet commerce space. Brian discusses the important work he is doing as a board member with WISPA and also take a deep dive into funding and where innovation is heading in the broadband industry.

“Open Access Networks are as Different as the Communities They Serve”

In this episode of the Broadband Bunch we speak with Brian Snider, Founder & CEO of Lit Communities and Open Access Networks. The need for broadband connectivity and divergent approaches to bridge the digital divide in rural areas has never been more front and center than it is today. Brian and Craig explore Open Access Networks and the different ways communities are using them to tackle the problem of connectivity.

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.

Broadband Strategies!

Our guest today is Doug Maglothin, the Chief Strategy Officer of Leverage Broadband Strategies who discusses a number of items including Electric Cooperatives in rural areas, their growth, and their development in regards to 5G.

Hindsight is 2020: Broadband Bunch Highlights

The Broadband Bunch 2020 Year in Review features hosts Craig Corbin, Pete Pizzutillo and Brad Hine discussing notable interviews over this remarkable year.

“You can’t have telehealth without broadband.”

A long-time and well-known veteran of the communications world who provides broadband and telehealth strategy consulting, helping communities improve economic development, healthcare delivery, education, and local government operations, today’s guest is industry analyst, presenter, author, and host of the Gigabit Nation radio show, Craig Settles.

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.

Everyone Needs the Internet, But Why Doesn’t Everyone Have it?

Our guest today is business and politics reporter for Vox, Emily Stewart. Emily writes about the intersection of business, politics, and the economy and recently tackled the topic of how broadband internet could be accessible and affordable for everyone.

Investors Look Towards Rural Broadband

Our podcast guest today is one of the premier voices in providing well-researched strategic analyses of the communications industry. Jeff Johnston serves as Lead Economist in Communications for CoBank, a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America.

Deploying Municipal Fiber Broadband Networks Economically

Brian Snider, CEO of Lit Communities talks about the mission and the origin of Lit Communities on this podcast. He discusses working with municipalities to think differently about network approaches, the value of broadband and funding for broadband initiatives.

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.