Broadband Cloud Computing Fiber to the Premise Networking Optical Networking Software Defined Network

New Sponsor Brings a Career Twist

The sponsor for this and future issues of the Viodi View and ViodiTV is the Broadband Forum. For those not familiar with the Broadband Forum (BBF), the mission of this 25+-year-old non-profit “is to unlock the potential for new markets and profitable revenue growth by leveraging new technologies and standards in the home, intelligent small […]

Broadband Fiber to the Premise Regulatory ViodiTV

Build a BEAD Buffer

Build a buffer is Shelby Pardy’s advice to operators thinking of participating in NTIA’s BEAD (Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment) program. Pardy, an analyst for Vantage Point Solutions, points out this is more than budgeting extra dollars for inflationary pressures. It means dealing with new rules such as workforce diversity/training, climate resiliency, and sourcing requirements […]

Broadband Viodi View

Viodi View – 03/11/23

Most ACA Connects and NTCA members share a company origin story about an individual or individuals who saw a need in their community for telephone, cable, or broadband. These resourceful people managed to find or create the resources to build the networks that connect their neighbors with the outside world. Attending NTCA’s RTIME and ACA […]

Alan Weissberger Broadband Regulatory

FCC Allocates $603M in Additional Emergency Connectivity Funding

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dispatched almost $603 million in the sixth wave of awards under its $7.2 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program.  That program helps schools and libraries link to broadband with the grants extending to 1.4 million students in 50 states. Funding for broadband projects is also coming from the U.S. […]

Broadband Internet of Everything Smart Cities Wireless

Broadband Built Block-by-Block by Blockchain – Part 1 – Helium & LoRaWAN

If broadband adds thousands of dollars to a home’s value, then why not unlock that value to help pay for the last-mile network? A form of this question was first posed in this Viodi View article, Property Assessed Broadband – A Bottoms Up Way to Build Community & Broadband. As shown in that article, this […]