Fiber to the Premise

Google Fiber’s Slow Rollout & Pole Access Challenges

Introduction: Google Fiber1 had only 53,390 TV customers as of Dec. 31,2015, according to U.S. Copyright Office data published in a recent MoffettNathanson report. Furthermore, growth in subscribers is slowing. The report said that Google Fiber’s video customer base grew by 79 percent over the previous year. It grew at 136 percent for the last […]

Alan Weissberger Wireless

Meeker: Mobile is King of Internet Access and Content

Mary Meeker of KPCB puts out an Internet Trends report every year that is chocked full of interesting data on Internet, social, mobile and e-commerce trends.  In this year’s report at the Code conference in Southern California last week, Ms. Meeker said that while growth in overall Internet usage was slowing (especially in developed countries), it has increased rapidly […]

Broadband Cloud Computing Fiber to the Premise Regulatory

Google Fiber – A Step Function Connectivity Improvement

A step function improvement in capability is how Milo Medin described Google’s Kansas City fiber project at the February 13th IEEE ComSoc meeting in Santa Clara. That huge improvement in customer experience is in contrast to the incremental gains of MSO [Multiple System Operator] and telco broadband networks, which have much lower access speeds. Medin, who […]

Advertising Alan Weissberger

Time Warner Cable Media joins Comcast in adding AT&T U-Verse to Ad Platform; U-Verse Survey!

Time Warner Cable Media, the cable operator’s ad sales division,  is the second MSO in recent weeks to strike a deal with AT&T  to have the latter’s U-Verse TV service linked to the cableco’s fixed scheduling network.  Specifically, AT&T’s U-Verse TV service is being incorporated into Time Warner Cable’s “fixed scheduling network grids” in 15 markets […]

Viodi View

Viodi View – 05/16/12

A long time ago, a friend once made the observation that frequent travel allows one to see some unusual things and meet people who either are unusual, famous or both. He said that people sometimes didn’t believe the things he had seen in his travels. Roger and I have been lucky to capture memories of our […]