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A shrinking and aging workforce — The problem facing broadband in the US

June 6, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Last June, the Biden administration announced how it will allocate the $42.5 billion in federal funding for the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program to U.S. states and territories. Now it’s on the states to decide how these funds […]


Internet, Modern Media

Some Minnesota cities want to impose fees on internet providers, but customers could pay the price

March 27, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Minnesota cities are asking the Legislature for power to slap internet providers with new fees, an idea they say will lead to more broadband in the state with the added bonus of helping to pay for basic government access programming […]


Internet, Modern Media

Six verticals for Wi-Fi HaLow – as Wi-Fi crowd preps new low-power IoT contender

January 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), handling Wi-Fi industry cooperation and initiatives, has said Wi-Fi HaLow is ready to rock in “commercial IoT deployments across a range of sectors”. As such, it has issued a new white paper with a bunch […]


Internet, Modern Media

Kagan: FWA 5G home internet and satellite are changing home broadband

January 5, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Traditional broadband is being threatened by new competitors and changing technology. It’s out with the old, and in with the new. This is both a real challenge and a new growth opportunity. FWA and satellite technologies are impacting the marketplace. […]


Internet, Modern Media

Is automation the answer for the 5G labor shortage? (Reader Forum)

January 4, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

In the transition to 5G, communication service providers (CSPs) have invested billions of dollars in building their infrastructure and virtualizing key components. Funding from the recent Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in the United States will further infuse capital nationwide to expand […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

How Disaggregation is Shaping the Future of Telecoms in 2024 and Beyond 

December 27, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The telecoms industry is undergoing a seismic shift driven by the rapid rise of disaggregation, or the decoupling of hardware from software. This approach already has a strong presence in the mobile RAN (Radio Access Network), but in 2024 and […]


Internet, Modern Media

Vandis Announces Partnership with T-Mobile for Business

December 27, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

Vandis, Inc announced today that it has agreed to be a reseller partner of T-Mobile for Business, the provider of the nation’s largest, fastest 5G network to help organizations of all sizes be more efficient, collaborate more effectively, and transform […]


Internet, Modern Media

Broadband IoT more-massive than ‘massive’ IoT – way less than short-range IoT

November 30, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The total number of cellular IoT connections will reach around three billion at the end of 2023, reckons Ericsson, with most, and the increasing majority, connected on so-called ‘broadband’ cellular IoT technologies LTE (4G) and 5G. The arrival of reduced-capability […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

ViaLite Maritime Solutions Ensure Reliable Satcom on the Move

October 24, 2023

Via: Broadcast Beat

The maritime sector is embracing the use of optical fiber links, instead of traditional coaxial cable, to carry signals throughout maritime vessels. With fiber being lightweight, smaller, easier to manage and route round obstacles, including bulkheads, it is the preferred […]


Regulations

Net Neutrality Is Coming (Soon)

October 23, 2023

Via: No Jitter

In an anticipated move, the FCC, now with its full complement of three Democratic commissioners, voted at the October monthly Open Meeting to move forward with a proceeding to reestablish open internet protections for millions of American consumers and businesses. […]


Internet, Modern Media

Gogo announces AirSprint as first Canadian 5G fleet customer

October 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Gogo Business Aviation announced AirSprint Private Aviation, a Canadian fractional operator, will begin upgrading its Cessna Citation CJ3+ and Embraer aircraft to Gogo 5G, making it Gogo’s first Canadian fleet customer. The company noted that Gogo 5G is expected to […]


Internet, Modern Media

150 GHz antenna-on-chip transmitter IC chip for beyond 5G/6G radio equipment

October 12, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

NEC Corporation has developed a 150 GHz transmitter IC chip and supporting technologies in preparation for Beyond 5G and 6G mobile access radio communication systems. According to an NEC survey, this is the first demonstration of preferred beam steering performance […]


Regulations

Net Neutrality May Be Returning to the U.S.

October 11, 2023

Via: No Jitter

Perhaps this hasn’t affected you yet, but my email has been coming in in clumps—three emails at once, a pause, then another six emails at once. While I can only read one message at a time, the reason for my […]


News

HNM Systems, Inc. Joins Fiber Broadband Association

October 2, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

HNM Systems, Inc. (HNM), a leader in providing direct hire, contract to hire and professional placement to the telecommunications, utilities and IT sectors, today announced it has joined the Fiber Broadband Association, an organization that is dedicated to accelerating the […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

Southeast Asia’s digital revolution rely on AR-enabled subsea cables

July 14, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

There’s no denying that the region is undergoing a technological renaissance. There are an estimated 460 million internet users across six markets spanning Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Combined, these markets play an instrumental role in powering […]


News

Solving the workforce crisis for successful fiber deployment

June 30, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The telecom industry has embraced ground-breaking solutions to meet the growing demand for internet connectivity. In a world where people work remotely, communicate digitally and increasingly consume online, fiber broadband and 5G technology have become a critical role in bridging […]


Networks & Systems

Industry Spotlight: Hunter Newby and Connected Nation

June 12, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

With us today for a chat is industry evangelist and entrepreneur Hunter Newby. Hunter is always busy with something in the world of data centers, meet-me rooms, and network-neutral interconnectivity, and evidence of his unique touch is spread throughout today’s […]


Internet, Modern Media

Residents and Businesses in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties Asked to Participate in Survey on Broadband Internet Access and Speed

June 1, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are asking residents and businesses to take a 15-question survey about internet service at their households. The survey asks whether high-speed (“broadband”) internet service is available at a given address, and at what speed. The […]


Regulations

Stronger Communications Start With Stronger Infrastructure

May 31, 2023

Via: No Jitter

Back in September 2021, I wrote an article, Rural Broadband May Soon Get a Boost, about the bipartisan infrastructure bill which was being debated in Congress. The Infrastructure and Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) was passed in November of 2021. […]


Broadcast, Modern Media

Harmonic Appoints Walter Jankovic as Chief Financial Officer

May 22, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

Harmonic Inc. today announced that it has appointed Walter Jankovic as chief financial officer, effective immediately. Mr. Jankovic brings over 30 years of executive experience from a range of leading technology companies. He was most recently senior vice president and […]