Articles by tag: Broadband

UBBA Seeks to Help the Utility Industry Capitalize on Technology Advancements and Opportunities

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The rapid transformation of the utility industry was palpable at DISTRIBUTECH 2024, highlighting the sector’s stride towards a future powered by artificial intelligence, sustainable energy, and electric vehicles. Secure and resilient connectivity remains the linchpin of this evolution, a focus underscored by the Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) and its commitment to private LTE networks…

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ACP Funding and its Future

As broadband infrastructure sees increased attention and widespread changes thanks to the $65 million infrastructure bill, which aims to increase broadband access through programs such as the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program and the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), how these programs are being implemented throughout country is important to follow. As internet service…

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How Has the BEAD Program and ACP Funding Improved Broadband Infrastructure?

Broadband infrastructure is an integral part of society as it ensures that access to networks is possible, and that necessary cables are available to provide high-quality connectivity.  Broadband was given priority when the Biden administration introduced a bill in 2021 to address and solve broadband connectivity issues, particularly in rural and disadvantaged areas. The two…

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New FCC Broadband Map Crowdsources Regulation of Broadband Availability

This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its new broadband availability maps to cheers from the larger telecom industry. With this new set of FCC maps, a huge win for businesses and consumers seeking better broadband to have more of a say in accurate representation of broadband availability, individuals and organizations will be allowed…

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Software & Technology
Corning Announces New Optical Cable Manufacturing Facility Supported by AT&T and Record Industry Broadband Demand

OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORNING, NY | Corning Incorporated | August 30, 2022 Additional U.S. manufacturing capabilities will create American jobs to meet multi-year wave of growth for fiber-based networks and help connect the unconnected Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today that it is expanding manufacturing capacity for optical cable, based on a long-term relationship with AT&T…

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Wavelengths: Supply Chain Delays and Disruptions, Part 2

Discussion about the current and future state of the global supply chain is a hot topic right now. Barry Holt, VP of Global Cable Operations for Amphenol Broadband sits down with host Daniel Litwin to discuss the short- and long-term effects plaguing the global supply chain and tips on how to overcome them. International events…

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Wavelengths: Supply Chain Delays and Disruptions, Part 1

Connectivity is key. Delays are not. Daniel Litwin, the Voice of B2B, discussed major supply chain issues in the global economy and how they are creating broadband issues throughout the United States with Barry Holt, VP of Global Cable Operations at Amphenol Broadband Solutions. “We’re a global presence…the 25% tariff on a lot of the…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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embracing change
Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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The Marking Minute -Presco: Fiber-Build and FTTH Project Space
April 11, 2022

When the onset of the pandemic pushed everyone back into their homes, one of our greatest assets became having uninterrupted access to the internet. While fiber to the home initiatives (FTTH) were on the up and coming prior to COVID-19, the pandemic brought a slush of funding and attention to the industry. National Account Manager…

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Satellites & The Cloud
January 25, 2022

Data has moved from the building filling mainframes of the 60’s technology to satellite gathering machine learning and AI processing at the speed of light. Megabytes have turned into Petabytes, leaving businesses to absorb the paradigm shift of data collection. In this episode of Not Your Father’s Data Center, host Raymond Hawkins and Doug Mohney,…

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Full Circle Healthcare: Reliable Broadband Essential to Rural Renaissance
December 17, 2021

With more people staying and working from home, the pandemic heightened the need for broadband access, especially in underserved communities, such as those located in rural areas. However, this is no new issue for those living there. Could Government programs such as the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) and The Infrastructure and Jobs Act…

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The History, Development, and Future of Fiber to the Home
May 11, 2021

Could a massive infrastructure investment from the Biden administration be forthcoming? And what could any potential legislation mean for connectivity? The United States, despite its economic and mass wealth, has yet to prioritize the rollout of broadband to underserved markets, known as Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets in the industry. Constant and reliable…

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COVID-19’s Impact on Industrial Manufacturing and Broadband
April 7, 2021

A year after the COVID-19 pandemic transformed the way we live and work, a glimmer of hope lies on the horizon. Cases in the United States are dropping, and the vaccine rollout is well underway. As a result, many of us can’t help but look back on where we started. How has the pandemic…

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Better Broadband with Clearfield: The Current State of Rural Broadband
April 6, 2021

We know broadband is expanding, even in rural areas. It can be difficult, however, to know exactly how much it’s expanding and how customers are getting access. The NRTC commissioned a Broadband Benchmarking Report to learn just that. Among other things, they found that consumers certainly are eager to buy broadband services, especially in rural…

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Study Shows that Many Educational Institutions Lack Broadband Support
March 12, 2021

Institutions serving Black, Hispanic and Native communities are falling behind in terms of broadband infrastructure, workforce training and more – so how can the education industry do better?

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Better Broadband: How Telecommunications and Electric Companies Are Teaming Up To Get Broadband to Rural America
March 11, 2021

Delivering broadband to rural areas may not be an easy task, but it’s an important one – and one that broadband companies are increasingly eager to tackle. Those companies may be accustomed to planning on their own, but, working hand-in-hand with electric companies, especially those like co-ops that thrive in rural markets, can lead to…

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2020’s Impact on the Broadband Fiber Landscape
February 9, 2021

While broadband fiber may not be something the average consumer thinks much about, it has a great impact on all of our day-to-day lives. Unfortunately, high-speed internet is something many of us take for granted. No one knows this more than Kevin Morgan, Chief Marketing Officer for Clearfield. Host Shelby Skrhak had the opportunity to…

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