Viodi View

Viodi View – 05/24/18

Yikes, the deadline for EU General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) is less than 24 hours from now and Viodi, LLC is not ready. At a superficial level, it would seem like these rules should not affect a U.S.-based newsletter which has mostly a U.S and Canadian audience, but the Viodi View does have readers in Europe, […]

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. […]

Alan Weissberger Regulatory

Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands to receive up to $77 million from FCC to restore communications

Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are in line to receive up to $77 million from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to restore communications after hurricane Maria made most of the island(s) go dark (PDF).  The agency voted unanimously Wednesday October 4th to earmark the funds to help restore communications services on the island(s). The […]