Articles by tag: rural broadband

Bridging the Digital Divide Will Depend Heavily on the Future of Rural Broadband Expansion

rural broadband expansion

High-speed internet access is synonymous with economic prosperity, however, the disparity in broadband infrastructure between urban and rural communities has never been more pronounced. As the digital revolution marches on, the divide widens, leaving rural communities deep in the shadows of technological advancement. But this stark reality centers an urgent call to action, spearheaded by […]

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Telecommunications
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 […]

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Telecommunications
Wavelengths: Beyond RDOF—A Look at Government-Funded Broadband Programs

The Biden administration’s ten-year plan to deliver high-speed internet access across rural America is already off to a head start with the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund(RDOF).Wavelengths’Daniel J. Litwin and Diana Goovaerts, Senior Editor of Fierce Wireless/Fierce Telecom, spoke about other government-funded programs that are available to make broadband a reality for all. With phase one […]

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Business Services
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 […]

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Better Broadband
Better Broadband with Clearfield: The Current State of Rural Broadband

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

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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How Might Drones Be Used to Expand Highspeed Internet?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States. Drones in America host Grant Guillot has discussed the promises drone technology brings us in the quest […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Residential
Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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AI
Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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Embedded Payment Processing
How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Fiberside Chat by 3-GIS: What Will the Telecommunications Industry Look Like Post-Pandemic?
May 28, 2020

3-GIS had a pandemic policy ready, but it did not expect to have to use it. After the SARS-CoV-1 coronavirus crisis in the early 2000s, 3-GIS CEO Tom Counts thought it was important to draw up some regulations. Even as prepared as 3-GIS was, however, there still were plenty of things they had to […]

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