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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 […]

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 […]

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

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.

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

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.

“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!

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.

“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.

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2021 Broadband Access – Closing the Homework Gap

Our guest today is the Founder and CEO of EducationSuperHighway, Evan Marwell. After a quarter century spent as a serial entrepreneur in the telecom, software, and hedge fund industries, Evan founded the EducationSuperHighway which has embarked on an initiative, K-12 Bridge to Broadband, to help connect students to broadband for remote learning.

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.

One Antenna and a Dream

In this podcast, we travel 7 time zones to speak with the Founder and CEO of Cosmos Wireless, William Demetriou. William is located on the island of Cyprus and started his wireless journey with a simple, yet inspiring thought. “One tower and a dream.”

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.

2021 Broadband Infrastructure & Climate Change

In an age where our dependence on the internet has never been greater, one innovative company has taken the lead in addressing internet vulnerability. Climate Resilient Internet based in Boston earlier this year announced the world’s first internet service certified for the extremes of climate change.

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.

Mountain Connect 2020 – Focus on Broadband & Community Development

Our guest on The Broadband Bunch is the Chief Executive Officer of Mountain Connect, Jeff Gavlinski.

UTC – Focus on Utilities & Broadband Technology

The Utilities Council has evolved into a dynamic organization representing electric, gas, and water utilities, along with natural gas pipelines, critical infrastructure companies, as well as other industry stakeholders. Our guest today on The Broadband Bunch podcast is Sheryl Riggs, who was named president and CEO of the Utilities Technology Council in June of this year.

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.”

High Speed Internet with Hometown Service

The Broadband Bunch talks with Jason Guzzo, the General Manager of Hudson Valley Wireless, a WISP in New York.

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.

WISPER ISP – Delivering Broadband Services, Focused on Customer Experience

The Broadband Bunch podcast interviews Nathan Stooke, CEO, who speaks about WISPER ISP’s mission and passion to provide connectivity through broadband.

GIS and Mapping Data Analytics for Fiber Broadband Networks

Will Mitchell, CEO and co-founder of VETRO FiberMap explains why telecommunication is now moving towards map-based information. He helps us understand how network operators can benefit from intelligent maps.

ETI Featured in “Software for the Connected World”

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

How a Texas WISP is Delivering Reliable Broadband Connectivity

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

Merit Network’s Effort to #fixthedamninternet

In this episode of The Broadband Bunch, we speak with Merit Network’s Bob Stovall, Charlotte Bewersdorff, and Pierrette Renée Dagg about the Michigan Moonshot, Merit Network, broadband networking know-how and more. About Merit Network’s Mission to #fixthedamninternet Bob Stovall:    Merit Network was established in 1966 by three of the large research universities in Michigan: […]