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  • For years distributors of video programming have been squeezed by rising programming costs on one side and consumers’ ability to pay for those ever-increasing costs. Services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime […]

    A Lifeline Video Service

    For years distributors of video programming have been squeezed by rising programming costs on one side and consumers’ ability to pay for those ever-increasing costs. Services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime […]

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  • “It’s what a cooperative is about; sharing ideas and bringing a community together,” said Corey McCarthy, CFO and SVP of Business Development of the National Cable Television Cooperative. He was […]

    A Cooperative Form of Crowd Sourcing

    “It’s what a cooperative is about; sharing ideas and bringing a community together,” said Corey McCarthy, CFO and SVP of Business Development of the National Cable Television Cooperative. He was […]

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  • The Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener begins today and represents the start of the summer tourism season. As its name would suggest, a big part of this event is about Minnesota […]

    The Internet of Fishing Things

    The Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener begins today and represents the start of the summer tourism season. As its name would suggest, a big part of this event is about Minnesota […]

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  • It is the construction of the network that is sometimes the biggest barrier to realizing FTTH. Fortunately, technology, such as GPS, is helping outside plant engineers be more efficient in […]

    Technology Facilitates Outside Plant Construction – Part 1

    It is the construction of the network that is sometimes the biggest barrier to realizing FTTH. Fortunately, technology, such as GPS, is helping outside plant engineers be more efficient in […]

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  • Brian Nordtvedt of FARR Technologies discusses some of the techniques he and his group uses to more efficiently design outside plant for their clients. Additionally, he talks about the nuances […]

    Technology Facilitates Outside Plant Construction – Part 2

    Brian Nordtvedt of FARR Technologies discusses some of the techniques he and his group uses to more efficiently design outside plant for their clients. Additionally, he talks about the nuances […]

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  • With this headline, “Connect America Fund Offers Carriers Nearly $1.7 Billion to Expand Broadband to Over 8.5 Million Rural Americans,” a dispute over $16M would seem like a rounding error. It […]

    16 Million Reasons to Challenge CAF

    With this headline, “Connect America Fund Offers Carriers Nearly $1.7 Billion to Expand Broadband to Over 8.5 Million Rural Americans,” a dispute over $16M would seem like a rounding error. It […]

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  • Even before the first fiber is pulled and equipment selected, the road to Fiber to the Home success begins with cost accounting. In the above interview, filmed at the 2015 […]

    The Road to FTTH Success Begins With….

    Even before the first fiber is pulled and equipment selected, the road to Fiber to the Home success begins with cost accounting. In the above interview, filmed at the 2015 […]

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  • At a superficial level, it would appear that the Comcast/Time-Warner businesses wouldn’t remove competition as they generally serve non-overlapping geographic areas. Additionally, Comcast would divest and swap systems with Charter […]

    53 Areas of Harm?

    At a superficial level, it would appear that the Comcast/Time-Warner businesses wouldn’t remove competition as they generally serve non-overlapping geographic areas. Additionally, Comcast would divest and swap systems with Charter […]

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  • “There are really significant burdens of which we are uncertain and that uncertainty, as always, leads to concern about how you invest capital and how you grow,” said Bob Gessner, […]

    The Burden of Uncertainty

    “There are really significant burdens of which we are uncertain and that uncertainty, as always, leads to concern about how you invest capital and how you grow,” said Bob Gessner, […]

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  • Life presents different challenges in rural America, as compared to urban and suburban America. Services aren’t convenient, windshield time is great and the elements have a bigger impact than in […]

    A Cooperative Book on a Cooperative Business

    Life presents different challenges in rural America, as compared to urban and suburban America. Services aren’t convenient, windshield time is great and the elements have a bigger impact than in […]

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