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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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Podcasts
BEAD Funding Roundtable: Is Rural Broadband Expansion Set Up to Succeed?

In a timely and important episode about the deployment and execution of federal Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) funding, several telecommunications experts weighed in on the program’s future. With 2023 coming to a close, this conversation about BEAD comes at the right time as it marks a year filled with substantial updates and progress […]

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Podcasts
IoT Security Solutions for the Safety of Connected Homes Requires Collaboration and Innovation

Since the introduction of smart devices, the world has increasingly become dominated by interconnected devices but IoT securitydemands are also growing. The “connected home” has shifted from what was once a futuristic concept to reality. With the global smart home market projected to reach $135.3 billion by 2025, the conversation around the security of these […]

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Wavelengths
Continuously Training a Workforce is Key if the Telecom Industry Wants to Aim For Network Reliability

Unprecedented connectivity thrives in today’s world and the evolution of networks and network reliability has never been more dynamic. With 5G rolling out en masse and the Internet of Things (IoT) expanding its reach, the telecom industry is at the heart of this transformation. However, a critical factor often overlooked is the importance of […]

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Amphenol Broadband Solutions
Revolutionizing Connectivity: 5G, IoT, and Smart Cities – A Future Driven by Fiber

Is Fiber revolutionizing connectivity to bring 5G, IoT, and smart cities into the next decade of technological advancements? Understanding the interplay between 5G, IoT, and smart cities cannot be overstated in this rapidly evolving landscape of global connectivity and digital transformation. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) projects by 2025, 5G networks will envelop 40% […]

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Articles
The Next Gen of Wireless Connectivity Part 2 of 2

The wireless revolution is shaping and reshaping the broadband industry. WIFI 6, 5G, and rapidly approaching 6G technology create exciting new opportunities in Industry 4.0 networks and IoT devices. The expansion of IoT devices, in particular, showcases this technology’s growth, with a predicted 55.7 billion connected devices worldwide by 2025. What will connect those devices, […]

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Articles
The Next Gen of Wireless Connectivity

The way the world accesses the internet is in constant flux and at an ever-increasingly rapid pace. WIFI 6, 5G, and 6G are all heavy hitters of the next generation of wireless connectivity that will drive IoT and Industry 4.0 networks. As Industry 4.0’s use cases become more standardized, instead of bleeding edge, the internet […]

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Web 3.0 and blockchain technology
Redefining Digital Trust: Web 3.0 and Blockchain Technology Are Reshaping Digital Security and Transparency
April 16, 2024

The digital world continues to race forward and Web 3.0 and blockchain technology are taking center stage. This surge of interest is driven by the global demand for more secure, decentralized, and transparent online interactions, particularly in the wake of heightened cybersecurity threats and privacy concerns. The stakes are high and according to a […]

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Mining & Rare Metals Supply Chain
A Domestic U.S. Mining & Rare Metals Supply Chain Still Lacks Industry & Political Support
April 16, 2024

The U.S. is in need of a domestic mining & rare metals supply chain. There’s a natural motivation around developing this kind of supply chain, as it’s smart production strategy to give U.S.  companies more diversity in their sourcing & manufacturing partners. There’s also a national imperative to keep America’s supply chains resilient, one […]

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CATalyst
Stenograph Announces the Release of CATalyst Version 22
April 16, 2024

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 16, 2024 (Newswire.com) – Stenograph, LLC, is thrilled to announce an update to CATalyst®, the industry-leading software for computer-aided transcription, trusted by court reporters, scopists, CART providers, and captioners worldwide. Throughout its 25-year history, CATalyst has been at the forefront of leveraging advanced tools that make work faster, easier, and more efficient. […]

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Pixar's storytelling
Breaking the Rules with Pixar: Dean Movshovitz’s Take on Pixar’s Storytelling Success and Narrative Techniques
April 16, 2024

From Elemental to Turning Red, Pixar Animation Studios sets the gold standard for storytelling in animation. Pixar’s ability to weave intricate narratives that resonate with children and adults alike has sparked widespread interest in understanding the secrets behind its storytelling success. With the release of Dean Movshovitz‘s Amazon bestseller book, Pixar Storytelling: Rules for […]

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Other Wavelengths
ACP Funding and its Future
April 25, 2023

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?
March 30, 2023

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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Customer Support and the Need to Embrace Change
January 10, 2023

Analyzing customer support, experience, technology, and processes at Amphenol Broadband Improving operations, identifying issues and find new solutions and better experiences for customers. Pre-pandemic, the system was manual and once the pandemic hit there was a real disconnect with people working from home. Smooth and effective customer service is critical to the success of nearly […]

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Wavelengths: Innovating the Foundations of Industry 4.0 Part II
November 15, 2022

In Part II of this exciting chat through the trends and digital transformation taking shape to build industry 4.0, host Daniel J. Litwin continues the conversation with CEO of TribalScale, Sheetal Jaitly. As discussed in Part I, there are evolutions occurring to the foundations of technologies which help move the entire industry into digital landscape […]

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Innovating the Foundations of Industry 4.0 with Sheetal Jaitly
November 3, 2022

As new iterations of the digital environment come into play, it’s imperative to know and understand the trends helping to shape them. Host Daniel J. Litwin invited Sheetal Jaitly, CEO of TribalScale, to the show to talk about the trends shaping industry 4.0 and the future of telecommunications.   Edge computing and 5G are two […]

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Wavelengths: Has Federal Funding Solved Rural Broadband Connectivity Issues?
August 11, 2022

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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Wavelengths: Supply Chain Delays and Disruptions, Part 2
July 6, 2022

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
June 2, 2022

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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Wavelengths: RDOF and Broadband Deployment in the US.
April 12, 2022

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 […]

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