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Viodi View -04/27/24

The adage “garbage in/garbage out” comes to mind thanks to a recent Viodi post. A popular social media site was the lucky recipient of this article (see the Korner for more details). Thanks again to the Broadband Forum, my employer, for supporting this newsletter. The content, views, and opinions expressed herein are not those of the […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Electric Vehicles

EV Charging Batters My Self-Esteem

The true tale of EV range anxiety in Texas that could have been alleviated with fast EV chargers and a much simpler payment system.

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

ITNCountry and ISPs – A Conversation about Better Mobility & Building Community for Rural America

“Around 40% of rural counties in the U.S. have no public transit services whatsoever,” according to Michael Sena in his January 2022 newsletter, the Dispatcher.1 Affordable mobility is a huge challenge, particularly for seniors and it is even a bigger challenge for seniors living in rural areas. In the above conversation, Katherine Freund explains how […]

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Alan Weissberger Broadband Regulatory

FCC Allocates $603M in Additional Emergency Connectivity Funding

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dispatched almost $603 million in the sixth wave of awards under its $7.2 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program.  That program helps schools and libraries link to broadband with the grants extending to 1.4 million students in 50 states. Funding for broadband projects is also coming from the U.S. […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Electric Vehicles

NASA RAM Report – The Foundation for a Rural Air Revival

As with so many of the developments in telecom and broadband, rural areas may provide the proving ground for the next generation of air travel. This is one of the important implications of NASA’s recently issued report, Regional Air Mobility (RAM). Investors, community leaders, policymakers, industry, and the general public are the target audience for […]