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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

“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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

“This is going to be the largest fiber investment year in history.”

In this episode of the Broadband Bunch, we speak with Gary Bolton, President, and CEO of The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA), talking about the Organization and how FBA is always leading The Charge For Fiber First, celebrating twenty years as an advocate organization, and how Twenty twenty-one is a big year for milestones in the fiber community and more!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Building & Scaling Shared Broadband Infrastructure

On this edition of The Broadband Bunch we talk with Jessica Collins, a Vertical Markets Manager at Crown Castle, responsible for leading the ongoing growth and development of fixed wireless, regional carriers, and broadcast market segments.

BBC Summit 2020 – Fiber: Building a Gigabit World

On this edition of The Broadband Bunch, we talk the pivot to virtual events due to COVID-19. The Broadband Communities Summit, held next week, will be one of those events. Joining me today to talk about the BBC Summit 2020, the CEO of Broadband Communities, Barbara DeGarmo, along with Vice-President, Publisher and Conference Director for Broadband Communities, Nancy McCain.

Demonstrating the Strength of the Smart Home

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

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.

Next Century Cities (NCC) – Advocates for Universal Fast, Affordable & Reliable Broadband Access

A podcast with Francella Ochillo, executive director of Next Century Cities. Francella is a truly passionate digital rights advocate, committed to the vision of expanding broadband access for underserved and unserved communities everywhere.

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.

Real-Time Device Monitoring & Management for WISPs

Today, increased dependence worldwide on the internet has placed a premium on real time proactive monitoring. ETI is introducing Unified Device Management, an innovative and award winning product that makes remote device management safer, quicker and more reliable.

Underline – Open Access Fiber Networks Build Vibrant Communities

Bob Thompson, Founder and CEO of Underline discusses the mission that brought him to solving the problem of rural broadband connectivity in the US. He digs into open access networks and help mentions a different way to think about it from the historical view or the European view. He also talks about the importance of sustainable broadband.

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.

Just How Fast is 5G, Really?

How fast is 5G really, in today’s numbers? Thanks to market research firm Opensignal, we have some actual market data.

Wisper ISP – Partnering with Microsoft Airband to Expand Broadband Services

Nathan Stooke founded Wisper, a fixed wireless service provider (WISP) which has grown under his 20 year guidance to provide service to portions of four different states. In this podcast he discusses the digital divide, broadband funding and broadband partner Microsoft Airband.

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.

Alyrica – Customer Focused Broadband WISP

On this edition of The Broadband Bunch, we visit with Jason Richards, Vice President of Sales with Alyrica Networks in Oregon, a wireless broadband provider built on the strength of family and friends.

5G and Smart Cities – What’s Real Today with Conexcity

Chris Smedley, the General Manager of Conexcity, a wireless integration, small cell service company discusses issues around dense networks in the New York City metro area. He helps listeners also understand some of the hype and the reality around 5G infratstructure.

How Real Time GIS Analytics Can Improve Network Management

In this episode of The Broadband Bunch, we are live at the Esri GeoConX Conference 2019 in ETI’s hometown of Atlanta, GA  — and it was so amazing that we need two episodes to share it with you! In this second part, we speak with Rafael Fernandes, Esri USA, Anastasiia Savchenko, Esri Gas & Renewables, Tarek […]

Broadband’s 5-Year Outlook

According to a newly published report by Dell’Oro Group global PON equipment market revenue is forecast to reach $7.3 B by 2023, driven by spending on new 10 Gbps EPON and XGS-PON deployments, and on maximizing existing 2.5 Gbps GPON networks. The Broadband Bunch had the opportunity to interview Jeff Heynen about his findings. Listen here or read below.

Broadband: The Fourth Utility

 Since broadband has become such an essential service to everyday life for both consumers and businesses, it’s often compared to electricity. As in, it’s the electricity of our day, and without it, life is simply not the same.

 

Do Generational Differences Matter?

As ETI looks back at the Independent Show last week, we were stroke by keynote speaker Jason Dorsey’s analysis of generational differences and how they apply to our industry.

 

The Broadband Bunch: Episode 3 at Fiber Connect

 Fiber Connect 2019, sponsored by the Fiber Broadband Association, is a great opportunity to meet some of the leaders in Municipal Broadband. Click to listen to our live podcast from the expo floor!
 

The Broadband Bunch: Episode 2 at Fiber Connect

 Fiber Connect 2019, sponsored by the Fiber Broadband Association, is a great opportunity to meet some of the leaders in Municipal Broadband. Click to listen to our live podcast from the expo floor!
 

The Broadband Bunch at Fiber Connect 2019

 Fiber Connect 2019, sponsored by the Fiber Broadband Association, is a great opportunity to meet some of the leaders in Municipal Broadband. Click to listen to our live podcast from the expo floor!
 

Fiber Connect 2019: Fiber is the Difference and Much More…

ETI Software reflects on their participation in Fiber Connect 2019.