Viodi View – 07/22/16

Fiber on a spool tied to another provider's strand.

The Virtual Transportation Network This week’s conference epiphany was the parallel between software defined telecom networks and software defined transportation networks. In both industries, the hardware is becoming secondary, as software allows for dynamic reconfiguration to meet demand. Telecommunications will be…

The Virtual Transportation Network – Some Snippets from the AVS 16 Symposium

Gabe Klein and Seleta Reynolds talking about the right role for autonomous vehicle technology in cities.

The challenges of tomorrow are evident by walking a few heartbreaking blocks of the streets of San Francisco. On the same boulevard where famous tech companies reside, there are often people living on sidewalks who are suffering; suffering from drug addiction,…

FCC Completes Reverse Auction as Forward Auction Looms Large

The FCC logo from the FCC Auctions page.

Executive Summary: The FCC concluded the first round of its two-part spectrum incentive Auction 1000 on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Broadcasters sold some or all of their spectrum usage rights in exchange for millions of dollars.  It’s been called a “reverse auction”…