Fire Proof Your Data in the Cloud

The recent Californias fire provides a good reason why you should consider cloud storage and computing services. They are all offsite from your home or business. Should your business or home burn, your data can be recovered from the cloud. Family photos, tax records, and business data will be accessible online from just about anywhere. … Continue reading Fire Proof Your Data in the Cloud

Governor Brown Signs AB 1665 “Internet for All” bill

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST AB 1665, Eduardo Garcia. Telecommunications: California Advanced Services Fund. Under existing law, the Public Utilities Commission has regulatory authority over public utilities, including telephone corporations. Existing law establishes, among other funds related to telecommunications, the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) in the State Treasury. Existing law requires the commission to develop, implement, … Continue reading Governor Brown Signs AB 1665 “Internet for All” bill

Broadband On The Brain

The House Rural Broadband Caucus plans a staff briefing today on changes to the FCC's Mobility Fund. Panelists are US Cellular's Grant Spellmeyer, Mosaik's Chip Strange, Cellcom's Larry Lueck and the Competitive Carriers Association's Tim Donovan. "As demand for spectrum to power internet-connected devices skyrockets and the need to extend broadband service in rural areas … Continue reading Broadband On The Brain

Governor Brown Veto for SB-649 “Small Cells Bill”[Updated]

Governor Brown's veto message is here: Sb_649_Veto_Message_2017 Full implementation of the G5 Networks will require small cell towers on every corner, this veto will require the cellphone providers to negotiate with every county, city, town, and village in California, which will delay the rollout of this vital technology for self-driving vehicles.  Communities that embrace the technology … Continue reading Governor Brown Veto for SB-649 “Small Cells Bill”[Updated]

In 2016 Space X Revealed Plans for Gigabit Broadband by Satellite

Space X has filed applications with the FCC to deploy a constellation of more than 4,000 satellites tasked with bringing gigabit broadband service to the masses. According to the applications made with the FCC, Space X’s plan involves the launch of 4,425 satellites into low-earth orbit, operating in the Ku and Ka frequency bands. Space … Continue reading In 2016 Space X Revealed Plans for Gigabit Broadband by Satellite

Rep. McNerney Continues Fight for Veterans with Bipartisan Broadband Bill

Oct 10, 2017, Press Release (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09), a longtime champion for veterans, continued his fight for our nation’s heroes by introducing H.R. 3995, the Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2017. This bipartisan legislation, which is co-sponsored by Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), directs the Federal Communications Commission to … Continue reading Rep. McNerney Continues Fight for Veterans with Bipartisan Broadband Bill