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Viodi View – 07/10/21

Bridging the Access and Adoption Gaps One takeaway from the recent ACA Connects’ webinar is whatever the final form of the infrastructure bill, there probably will not be enough funding to bring broadband everywhere. Adoption of broadband for those who either can’t afford it or don’t see a use for it may prove to be […]

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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 […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 11/30/20

Happy 18th birthday to the Viodi View. Although barely a generation in human-terms, there have been multiple generations of technology and business models since November 2002, when the Viodi View reported on the launch of the TelcoTV conference. Back then, multichannel video was an important driver for DSL adoption. Video-On-Demand, such as Movielink (reviewed here), […]

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Alan Weissberger White Spaces Wireless

Microsoft requests FCC to use TV White Spaces for Restoration of wireless communications in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Last week Microsoft asked the FCC for Special Temporary Authority to use TV white spaces (TVWS) to restore communications in areas of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria.  (See Backgrounder below for more information). The desktop software and cloud computing giant filed an amendment to add the U.S. […]

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