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Viodi View – 03/14/18

It is easy to write that one has the choice in how they react in the face of a tragedy, but it is humbling and inspirational to see people consciously choosing love when the easy path would be negative or destructive emotions. It took several social media posts from IPTV pioneer Ryan Petty before it […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 08/09/2014

“High speed and reliable broadband is becoming as essential as water and electricity,” to paraphrase what I heard last week from a general manager of a provider that offers all three of those services. I have had many opportunities to reflect on those comments, as my travels since then took me to the Southwestern U.S. […]

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Alan Weissberger Regulatory

FCC Acts to Improve Rural Broadband Service with $100M Fund- Census Blocks Released

Roughly 10% of the U.S., mostly in remote rural areas, is eligible to take advantage of $100 million the Federal Communications Commission is allocating for improvements in rural broadband service. The project gets its money from the FCC’s $4.5 billion Connect America Fund. The commission is providing bidding incentives for proposals that exclusively serve tribal lands. […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 10/18/13

Is Time to Virtualize Washington D.C.? Telework Might Be the Answer With all the acrimony in Washington D.C., there must be a better way to move things forward, particularly with the economy. The above interview with Cliff Albertson of Badger Communications is reminiscent of that political phrase, “It’s the economy, stupid.”He explains that the MTA and its […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 02/15/13

Disruption in the Smart Home It is just getting started, but there already many alternatives for the consumer to create a smart home experience. Tom Kerber of Parks Associates points out that many of the smart home developments shown at International CES are from upstart companies that have devices and don’t necessarily rely on service […]