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Connect LA’s Initiatives for Statewide Broadband in Louisiana

The following summary has been condensed for length and readability. To listen to the full discussion, click here. This episode is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Welcome to another informative update from the world of broadband, brought to you directly from the Broadband Bunch at Connect America in Irving, Texas. In this edition, […]

Expert Insights from the Kansas Office of Broadband Development Director

The following summary has been condensed for length and readability. To listen to the full discussion, click here. This episode is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. The Broadband Bunch podcast episode features an insightful conversation with Jade Piros de Carvalho, the director of the Kansas Office of Broadband Development (KOBD), at the Connected […]

Customer-Centric Broadband: Navigating Iowa’s Evolving Landscape

The following summary has been condensed for length and readability. To listen to the full discussion, click here. This episode is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. In a recent conversation on The Broadband Bunch Podcast, Curtis Dean, President of SmartSource Consulting LLC and Co-Founder of Community Broadband Action Network discussed the importance of […]

Empowering Marginalized Communities: Hello World’s Sustainable Approach to Bridging the Digital Divide

The following summary has been condensed for length and readability. To listen to the full discussion, click here. This episode is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. In a recent episode of the Broadband Bunch podcast, host Brad Hine engages in a conversation with Katrin McMillan, the founder of Hello World. Hello World is […]

Revolutionizing Rural Connectivity: The Iowa Communications Alliance 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. Joe Coldebella: Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella, and we are in Des Moines, Iowa, at the Community Broadband Action […]

Building Broadband: A CEO’s Journey to Bridging the Digital Divide and Overcoming Industry 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. Pete Pizzutillo: This episode of The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software and VETRO FiberMap. Hello, and welcome to another episode of The […]

Telecom Success: Insights from Great Plains Communications CEO Joe Pellegrini

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 again to another episode of the Broadband […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Broadband Marketing: Leveling the Playing Field for Rural Providers

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 in sunny San Diego. Joining […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

“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.

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.

Building Broadband to Reunite Families on Navajo Nation

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

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!

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.

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!

Helping Members with Digital Transformations.

This episode of the Broadband Bunch features, George Glass, CTO of TM Forum talking about how TM Forum as an industry association, fosters collaboration for the greater good of the telecommunications industry and more!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

“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.

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.

RTIME ONLINE 2021 Broadband Together

NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association represents nearly 850 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America. Each year, a highlight of the NTCA calendar is RTIME, the Rural Telecom Industry Meeting and Expo. Today we speak with Shirley Bloomfield, CEO and Fred Johnson, Board Chairman of NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association about this year’s virtual event and its packed agenda of keynote speakers, panels and sessions.

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.

“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.

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.

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.

2020 CBRS Auction – Game Changer for WISPs

Our guest today is the founder and CEO of one of the winning bidders, Etheric Networks, based in the San Francisco Bay area. With a quarter century of experience in telecommunications, Alex Hagen has been a true technology pioneer.

Broadband Funding – Regulation & Policy Expertise

Carol Mattey, founder of Mattey Consulting, also served as deputy chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission from 2010 to 2017. As our podcast guest today, Carol brings a wealth of experience in communications public policy as a senior executive in the US government, as a consultant and as a lawyer.

CBRS Spectrum: The Innovation Band

A podcast with Martin Jensen, a preeminent solutions architect with extensive experience in private LTE, Citizens Broadband Radio Service, (or CBRS), Edge Cloud, Virtualization and 5G. Martin discusses the recent CBRS spectrum transition affecting WISPs nationwide.

Accurate Broadband Data Collection & Mapping

On this edition of The Broadband Bunch, we welcome two members of the Merit Network team, Vice President of Community Engagement, Charlotte Bewersdorff, and Pierrette Renee Widmeyer, Director of Marketing and Communications.

Location-based Maps for Rural High-Speed Broadband Deployment

On today’s podcast we talk with Deana Perry, Executive Director of the Georgia Broadband Deployment Initiative and is tasked with providing unserved areas of the state minimum speeds of 25 megabits per second download and three megabits per second upload.

Conexon – Helping Electric Co-ops Build Fiber Networks

Our guest today on the Broadband Bunch is Steve Collier, Vice President of Business Development at Conexon, an organization working with rural electric cooperatives, embarking on the next great endeavor of bringing fiber optic internet to rural America.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

The Benton Institute: Closing the Digital Divide

In this episode of the Broadband Bunch, recorded in Washington D.C. at the Broadband Communities event focused on High-Speed Broadband: Driving America’s Growth, we speak with Jon Sallet from the Benton Institute for Broadband Society. HOW DID YOU END UP WORKING ON BROADBAND POLICY ISSUES? Jon Sallet: I’ve done telecom issues for a long time. […]