Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) is the latest lawmaker to say the FCC needs to step up action on broadband mapping. "My constituents have repeatedly expressed frustration with their limited access to broadband Internet, calling into question FCC's census-based maps that inaccurately claim otherwise," he wrote Thursday in a letter to Chairman Ajit Pai, criticizing the … Continue reading More Broadband Mapping Angst
Here in Lincoln Hills our broadband provider is WAVE Broadband. Before we when on a short RV trip our Amazon Echo “Alexa” was having trouble maintaining a connection. We listen to the Flash Briefing in the morning to catch up on the news overnight and the radio in the afternoon, and often ask Alexa for … Continue reading Broadband Speed Testing
Here is short video With Everything You Need to Know About 5G from the IEEE. Published in February 2017.
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'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]
FirstNet, the public safety broadband network, is seeking developers interested in building apps to operate on the network. FirstNet, AT&T Launch First Developer Program for Public Safety Specialized Portal Brings Public Safety, Developers Together to Pioneer Solutions for First Responders Press Release
Details are under Technology. More on the California Public Utilities Commission Decision 16-12-025, Analyzing The California Telecommunications Market And Directing Staff To Continue Data Gathering, Monitoring And Reporting On The Market in future posts.