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The Next Generation Community Event

Video Summary An Audience that Reflects PBC’s Membership In the above interview filmed at NTCA’s SRC Live, Gary Johnson, CEO/General Manager for Paul Bunyan Communications, describes their most recent GigaZone TechXpo. He observes that it attracted an audience that reflects PBC’s membership. This extended community event, which drew over 4,000 attendees from the greater Bemidji […]

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Viodi View – 07/15/23

Cruise and Waymo passed the Kornhauser Proof-of-Technology version of the Turing Test (YouTube) last week. Princeton Professor Kornhauser explains that, if he closed his eyes, he would have found it difficult to differentiate between rides provided to him by those driverless companies and rides given by human drivers. He suggests that the next step is […]

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Viodi View – 05/18/23

Rural broadband operators do more than connect homes to the Internet. They inherently bring together communities. In this issue of the Viodi, we feature interviews with two geographically distinct broadband operators and how they are improving the communities they serve in ways that go beyond broadband. A Miracle League on the Home Field Baseball is […]

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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 […]

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Viodi View – 08/10/21

“A once in a generation bill” is how R. Richard Geddes, a non-resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, characterizes the just passed infrastructure bill by the U.S. Senate (WSJ). This statement echoes comments made by trade association CEOs interviewed at the recent Fiber Connect 2021 conference. The details remain to be seen, particularly as […]