Location-based Maps for Rural High-Speed Broadband Deployment

A conversation with Deana Perry, Executive Director, Georgia Broadband Deployment Initiative

July 30, 2020

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.


Lack of Live Sports is Driving Cord Cutting

Roku Study Finds Pandemic is Raising Cord Cutting Rates

July 28, 2020

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.


ETI Software – Committed to Customer Support & Quality Assurance

A conversation with Chavi Bonchev, ETI Software Branch Manager, Bulgaria

July 21, 2020

Branch Manager of ETI Software Solutions’ Bulgarian division, Chavi Bonchev joins the podcast and explains how ETI, a telecom software vendor based in Norcross, Georgia gained a division based in Kardzhali, Bulgaria. 


DIY Smart Home Trend Helped by Pandemic

In-home Device Use Grows in Pandemic

July 16, 2020

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

A conversation with Betty Buckley, Executive Director

July 15, 2020

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.


Pioneer Broadband – Bringing Fiber Broadband to Rural Maine

A conversation with Tim McAfee, CEO and Founder, Pioneer Broadband

July 8, 2020

A podcast discussing the digital divide with Professor Sascha Meinrath, of Penn State, co-founder of Measurement Lab (M-Lab), a global online platform for researchers to deploy internet measurement tools regarding broadband connectivity.


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