Articles by tag: RDOF
Can You Find Your Home Sweet Home in This Unpredictable Housing Market?
In the fluctuating landscape of the current unpredictable housing market, potential homebuyers are navigating high mortgage rates, volatile economic conditions, housing changes and a tightening inventory. Home prices have shown a slight decline with the median existing-home sales price dropping 0.9% to $375,700 in March compared to a year ago. It’s the second month […]
Legal Battles and Uncertainty Surrounding Affordable Care Act’s Preventative Services Coverage
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has faced numerous legal challenges since its inception, leaving its future uncertain. Texas’s courts recently overturned insurance provider coverage requirements for certain preventative health services, altering the landscape of coverage. However, a higher court has now blocked that overturning order, reinstating insurers’ obligation to cover those services. While not all […]
Reimagining Retail with IKEA Digital Transformation & New Store Formats
In the swiftly evolving retail industry, the conversation around digital transformation and retail technologies is more urgent than ever. Amid this tech-driven revolution, IKEA is pioneering a remarkable journey. The stakes are high, as IKEA aims to shift from being primarily a physical retailer to incorporating a substantial omni-channel presence. As of 2016 only […]
Wavelengths: Has Federal Funding Solved Rural Broadband Connectivity Issues?
The availability of broadband in rural areas remains a big area of concern. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has seemingly addressed the issue by providing funding through RDOF, or the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, but the initiative isn’t exactly foolproof. In this new episode of Wavelengths, an Amphenol Broadband podcast, host Daniel Litwin chatted with […]
Wavelengths: RDOF and Broadband Deployment in the US.
RDOF, the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, is a critical piece of federal funding for broadband initiatives. RDOF already allocated round one of funding. Still, as round two gets underway, Wavelengths asked Tyler Cooper, Editor in Chief of BroadbandNow, to provide an eagle-eye view on RDOFs past and present to form some actionable strategies for the […]
Solutions to Broadband Access: Mapping the Digital Divide
Improving broadband access is a major initiative in the U.S. Last year’s infrastructure bill included substantial dollars to make it more accessible. Bill Price, the Vice President of Government Solutions for LightBox, joined Wavelengths host Daniel Litwin to discuss access and funding. Price, a broadband mapping architect, managed the development of one of the most […]
Full Circle Healthcare: Reliable Broadband Essential to Rural Renaissance
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 […]
Marking Minute: How Do Our Products Fit in the RDOF and Utility Infrastructure Bill
Trident family hassolutions to assist theRDOF and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Actinitiatives. KEY POINTS: Remote work & education needs accelerate rural broadband access advocacy. Trident Solutions’ products play a critical role in protecting and identifying utility assets. The Clean Water and Drinking Fund appropriated $15B into lead service lines and replacements. The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, or RDOF, enacted in 2019, provides $20.4 […]