Articles by tag: WiFi

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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The Marking Minute -Presco: Fiber-Build and FTTH Project Space

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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74% of Restaurant-Goers Want Free WiFi. Is it Worth the Cybersecurity Risks?

Commentary: You’ve likely placed an on-line food order in the past six months; many of us do it on a regular basis. We all took notice as restaurants all over the world were thrust into a shift towards a delivery- or pickup-only business model in order to survive during the pandemic, mostly with consumers…

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Can Amazon’s “Network of Networks” Find Permanent Footing in IoT?

“This is a bold move by Amazon to opt everyone in.” Amazon is launching Sidewalk, a new Bluetooth and radio frequency-enabled “network of networks” that essentially pulls disparate WiFi signals from compatible devices into a low-bandwidth smart network for IoT devices like smart lights, Ring cameras, and Tile devices. Its vision, it says, is to…

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T-Mobile Bets on New Remote Work Standard

Remote work has become the norm over the past year, but reopening is on the horizon. With workers flocking back to offices sooner rather than later, will remote work stick around, or was it mostly a passing trend? On this MarketScale Industry Update, host Hilary Kennedy tackled that loaded question.   A recent study by…

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Belkin Works with the City of LA to Supply Essential Electronic Accessories to Alternative Learning Sites

Belkin, a global consumer electronics leader, announced this week its continued partnership with the City of LA to supply essential electronic accessories to 60 Alternative Learning Centers throughout the city to help enhance the learning experience of students during this time of emergency and need. As school shutdowns continue due to the pandemic, students, especially…

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How to Communicate IT’s Value to Education Stakeholders More Effectively

Successful campus CIOs don’t just find ways to create value for their college or university with the help of technology. They also communicate this value effectively across the institution. Communicating the value that IT brings to a college or university “goes a long way towards improving employee morale, building relationships with constituents, and reinforcing the…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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How Campus CIOs can Keep Up With Rising WiFi and Connectivity Demands
November 27, 2020

If colleges and universities want to achieve their strategic goals in the digital era, they need a reliable, high-speed network infrastructure. But with the demands on campus networks growing exponentially, how can higher-education CIOs stay ahead of these requirements and plan effectively for future needs? Students and faculty now expect seamless, ubiquitous WiFi access across…

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Exploring the Spectrum of Wireless Connectivity
May 8, 2020

The world is on the precipice of a new wave of wireless connectivity, awaiting the oncoming faster generation of instant connection that will make self-driving cars, remote surgery and VR a mainstream reality. But this leap in speed won’t be widespread to start, and it won’t happen overnight. So what is the architecture of…

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New Wifi Spectrum is Officially Open to ISPs and Consumers
April 27, 2020

On this snippet of Business Casual, hosts Tyler Kern and Daniel litwin, and producer Taylor Bagley, walk through the recent FCC vote to allow unlicensed use of 6GHz wifi spectrum. The biggest spectrum addition since the FCC’s initial expansion of wifi in 1989, the FCC’s vote is being met with both praise and disdain….

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The Edge & Re-Architecting the Network
April 24, 2020

The United States’ internet has been put to the test over the last six weeks, as almost the entire country has moved to streaming, learning and communicating from one wireless network. This increase in data need begs the question – what will our Internet look like as we move into a connected future post-pandemic? “Not…

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Modernizing Sports Arenas and How Venues Have Evolved
October 10, 2019

WiFi, mobile ordering and targeted advertisements are commonplace at many sports arenas today, but that wasn’t the case as recently a few years ago. The demand for interactivity in venues has skyrocketed as professional sports has looked to improve the in-stadium experience. Tod Caflisch of TechFoundry LLC has been one of the champions of…

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Planning, Designing, and Future-Proofing Networks
May 17, 2019

In the modern world, reliable internet service isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity. But the world of managing networks for telecommunications companies becomes more complex every day as new technology emerges. The key to these networks is what’s outside the plant or building—assets like cables, poles, and anything necessary to deliver the internet connection….

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