Posts about Broadband

Space may not be the final frontier – but it is certainly becoming the next frontier for communications services as both interest and investment in low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites is soaring to new heights. 

According to the Space Investment Quarterly published by Space Angels, $1.3 billion was invested in space companies in in the second quarter of 2019, bringing YTD funding to $2.9 billion, representing 88% of the total amount invested in 2018 ...

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The worlds of entertainment and telecommunications continue to blend as technology has enabled a wealth of applications and services that cross both industries. The introduction of broadband services gave rise to internet TV – most notably, streaming video services such as Netflix. While the introduction of smart devices, such as the iPhone, forever changed the landscape of entertainment. These devices have enabled every individual to become a content creator – while apps such as Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube have created an entirely new ecosystem for content distribution and the revenue generated by it ...

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Rural broadband providers are facing the uncertain future of federal funding. For many years rural broadband providers have been compensated for the high cost of delivering service to low-density or rough terrain areas. Changes in Universal Service Funding are making it much more difficult for rural providers to obtain funding or recoup the high cost of providing services in remote locations ...
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A few weeks ago celebrity couple Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced their plans to consciously uncouple (in plain language: separate). While I personally found this an odd way to describe the demise of a marriage, it did seem to made perfect sense to describe the state of Telecommunications.
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