‘No one needs multi-gig’ has been the sentiment of some, but that argument might be missing the point. Now, we love Wi-Fi, but you’ll never believe the places it can go. Finally, we have some insight into what your dog might know about you.Go to episode
Signals & Bits
Sigh of Relief for Fixed Wireless, Next Up for Weddings, and Hello Brightspeed.
The FCC is finally ready to authorize 2 major fixed wireless providers with RDOF funding. This may be just the momentum fixed wireless needs. Have you ever fallen in love with yourself? Some people are taking self-love to a new…Go to episode
Sorry SpaceX and LTD, USF Firestorm Begins, and Pumpkin Spice Takes Over.
It’s been a bad week for Elon, wouldn’t you say? FCC gave a big ‘no’ to funding for SpaceX and LTD – but it may not be the end for them. Don’t forget about USF, Universal Service Fund. As they search for new funding sources, companies like Google might get tapped in. The big question, though, is… how much pumpkin is too much?Go to episode
Broadband Growth Craters, Walking on What!?, and ReConnect Revs Up.
There seems to be a major cratering of broadband growth from large national companies like Charter and Comcast. They lost a whopping 21,000 broadband subscribers in just three months. There’s a new sneaker on the market, but you still have to BYOB. The ReConnect funding program is about to begin accepting applications for its fourth round and looking to award just over $3 billion. Speaking of money, Saudi Arabia seems to have a lot of it.Go to episode
FCC ‘Speed’ Standards, Rural Attracts National Providers, and a Robot Might Be Your Next Dentist
The FCC just released the official broadband standards for speed… and ‘speed’ might be an overstatement. If you ever doubted the need for robots, this new micro-bot might just change your mind. There’s a new competitive development flying under the radar – we’re talking about growing interest from national cable providers to expand within rural markets. Did you think humans were the only mammals to farm? Wrong.Go to episode
CPF Controversy, Can China destroy Starlink?, and Taco Bell Innovates Late Night Snacking
The US Treasury Department awarded the first funds from the $10 billion Coronavirus ‘Capital Projects Fund’ (CPF), but there seems to be some controversy around guidelines… China is not a fan of Starlink – to put it lightly. It’s a sign of the times with Taco Bell’s new contactless operation.Go to episode
New BEAD Rules, NYC Says Goodbye to Payphones, and Jurassic Park Comeback
It’s a great time to be in the broadband business (mostly). BEAD has announced an additional $42 billion in broadband funding. How to get your hands on that pot of gold? There are some guidelines you need to know. In NYC, we see the end of an era – nostalgic, anyone?Go to episode
Fixed Wireless Momentum, Derby Upset, and Epic Fiber Broadband Fail?
Welcome to the first episode! There is a lot of action in broadband going on today, but we’ll be focusing on fixed wireless, fiber broadband, the RDOF program, and a few hot takes.Go to episode