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DC5G 2018 Conference Offers Primer on Benefits and Challenges of 5G Deployment

Nearly 300 attendees gathered in Washington, D.C. November 12 and 13 for the second annual DC5G Conference. With no shortage of announcements of initial and planned launches of various versions of 5G service cropping up among major service providers (for example, AT&T and Verizon), the conference took a comprehensive view of how the 5G marketplace […]

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Viodi View – 12/01/14

Gigabit in the Cowboy State Reinvesting in their community is what differentiates independent operators from their competition. Silver Star Communications, which serves northwestern Wyoming and eastern Idaho, exemplifies the difference a local operator can make. It was an honor to spend the day with Silver Star Communications as they launched the first Gigabit communities in […]

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Viodi View – 08/23/2013

Take August back are three words that echo in my head as my fingers tap out the first sentence of this issue of the Viodi View. An article in last weekend’s Wall Street Journal sums up my thoughts. Beyond the inconvenience for families, it points out the economic impact of kids returning to school in […]

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Viodi View – 04/08/13

Are Google’s fiber networking efforts a small part of something that is much bigger; something that even Google may not be able to envision? That’s the impression I got from listening to a recent presentation from Google’s Milo Medin. Perhaps the network becomes a central nervous system for the sensors and machines that become part […]

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Viodi View – 08/24/12

Same stuff, different day is the cleaned up song title that comes to mind when reviewing some of our recent interviews with folks who bring a bit of an international flavor to this issue of the Viodi View. Whether it is access to content on terms that are comparable to what can be had by […]