5G vs. FTTH: The End of Wire

You can count on rural networks being built out of a variety of wireless technologies in present and near future. As needs for capacity increase, signal processing systems that enable more efficient sharing will keep the rural folks ahead of the tsunami.

February 23, 2017 0

What the FCC’s Broadband Tests Really Measure

The data in the “Measuring Broadband America” report released by the FCC on June 18th shows that Americans get the broadband speeds they pay for. The report plainly says (page…

June 25, 2014 2

ICYMI – Ev Erlich on Broadband in America

ICYMI – Ev Erlich on Broadband in America

High Tech Forum contributor Ev Erlich published a good piece in the Wall Street Journal, about the state of broadband in the U.S. He points out that Verizon and AT&T…

August 6, 2013 0

The State of (Rural) Wireline Communication

The Senate Commerce Committee’s Thursday hearing is titled “State of Wireline Communications” but it’s going to have a heavy rural bias. This is par for the course in the Senate,…

July 24, 2013 0

Rural Broadband: Tail Wagging the Dog?

The New York Times ran an op-ed of mine in the Sunday Review last weekend that summarizes the overall state of the broadband networks in the U. S. and Europe….

June 19, 2013 1

TechCrunch TV: Bennett v Feld on State of US Broadband

Don’t miss the debate between our fair editor Richard Bennett and Harold Feld on TechCrunch TV (charmingly titled “Does American Broadband Suck?”) Host Andrew Keen was intrigued by Richard’s recent…

June 11, 2013 0

FCC and AT&T Rural LTE Kerfuffle

A lot of ink has been spilled in the past week since AT&T withdrew its FCC application for a merger with T-Mobile and the FCC released a staff analysis report….

December 3, 2011 0