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The Overpowering Reach of Broadband

Two articles that involve the FCC recently caught my attention.   One, entitled “Actual US broadband penetration & speed falls far short of FCC claims” (https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/05/10/actual-us-broadband-penetration-speed-falls-far-short-of-fcc-claims) reveals that the FCC’s broadband maps — maps that track the speed and penetration of Internet in rural areas — are “wildly inaccurate”.   The other, published in Wired…

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THE C-BAND TRANSITION: HERE’S ONE BIG MISTAKE YOU WON’T WANT TO MAKE

THE C-BAND TRANSITION

We’ve updated this blog entry to reflect the FCC’s deadline for deciding whether or not to pursue a the lump sum allocation. Previously August 31, the FCC agreed to give registered earth stations additional time to explore the option. The new deadline is September 14, 2020. We’ve also included the FCC timelines regarding the repack…

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SIX SMART TACTICS TO HELP YOUR COMPANY OVERCOME ANY DISASTER

Six tactics to overcome disaster

No matter if you operate a business or non-profit, planning for disaster is essential. Before, during, and after a disaster, you need to communicate what’s happening to your employees, and even to folks outside your company, like your clients. It’s very easy to put off making a plan because, 1) it’s not fun and 2)…

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FCC Makes It’s First Move – Without the C-Band Alliance

FCC Makes It's First Move

Last week was not a good week for broadcasting. In fact, it’s not a stretch to say that those who have been following the proposed 5G expansion into the Mid-band spectrum were completely floored by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s abrupt announcement about the C-band spectrum — and the broadcast community’s reaction to said announcement. On…

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