The Broadband Bunch

The Broadband Bunch

Welcome to the Broadband Bunch, a podcast about broadband and how it impacts all of us. Join us to learn about the state of the industry and the latest innovation and trends. Connect with the thought leaders, pioneers and policymakers helping to shape your future through broadband. The Broadband Bunch is brought to you by: Calix: www.calix.com DxTel: www.dxtel.net/ ETI Software: www.etisoftware.com Microsoft: www.microsoft.com Utopia Fiber: www.utopiafiber.com/

Episodes

August 11, 2022 36 min
After a two-year hiatus, the Cable-Tech show is back better than ever! Join Pete as he chats with Chris and Curtis about the Expo and the direction the industry is heading. Click now to listen. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode.
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A quick preview show for a Utilities Technology Council workshop taking place on Sept 7-9, in Spokane, Washington. Learn about the UTC broadband mission, speakers, and objectives at this year's event. Click the link below to listen. Also, make sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch podcast on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode. https://utc.org/event/northwest-territory-utility-broadband-workshop/
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Another great guest from SRC Live! We chat with Alan Morgan, CEO of the National Rural Health Association on the critical need for broadband access for health care in rural areas. The idea is not to replace local medical facilities with telehealth but to enhance care. Fascinating and nuanced topic. Click now to listen. Also, subscribe to the Broadband Bunch Podcast on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode.
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We continue our series of podcasts at SRC Live! This episode features Dr. Allen Pratt, Director of the NREA. The focus of Dr Pratt's work is providing a unified voice for rural schools and communities not only in broadband but in all aspects of rural education. Click now to learn his story. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch podcast on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode. To learn more:...
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The Broadband Bunch is on the road. In this episode, we speak with Shirley Bloomfield the CEO of NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association. SRC Live! is an interactive summit for rural fiber broadband providers, local government, community and industry leaders to identify best practices aimed at improving rural viability and prosperity. Click now to listen. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platf...
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The Broadband Bunch is on the road. Had a great chat with Angie Cooper of Heartland Forward. Heartland Forward is a non-partisan "Think and Do" tank that is focused on improving the economic performance of states in the heart of the country. Click now to listen. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode! https://heartlandforward.org
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Puerto Rico is working hard to close the digital divide just like the rest of the world but they have their own set of unique challenges. Click now as Brad chats with Mario Gonzalez and Carlos Aponte of V2A Consulting and learn how they are helping telcos bridge the digital divide on the island of Puerto Rico and beyond. Also, be sure to subscribe on your favorite podcast platforms so you never miss an episode. To learn more: http...
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Join Brad as he chats with Greg Ford the Chief Operating Office at Patriot Broadband. Patriot uses a unique fixed wireless, franchise model to bring locally owned, affordable high-speed broadband to rural unserved and underserved communities. Click the link below to listen. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode! https://patriotbroadband.com
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Pete had the chance to catch up with Wil Mitchell & Brian Mefford of Vetro Fiber. Proper Mapping is critical for communities when designing and implementing broadband infrastructure plans. Learn how Vetro Fiber is teaming up with local, state and regional entities to build strong broadband footprints. Click now to listen. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an ep...
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When most people think New York, they think of the highly populated Tri-state area. However, the state of New York is vast and has large pockets of underserved and unserved. On such area is the Souther Tier District in upstate New York. Click now to listen and learn how one unified voice is working hard to bring broadband connectivity to those communities. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast p...
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At this year's Broadband Communities Summit, we had the chance to chat with the director of Community Development at US Ignite, Lee Davenport. Lee and the folks at US Ignite are working hard to accelerate the smart city movement by helping to bring technology-informed economic empowerment strategies to communities nationwide. Click now to listen. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platfor...
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Had the chance to chat with Andy at the Broadband Communities Summit early this year in Houston. We discuss the enormous opportunity we as a country to narrow the digital divide with the current BEAD program administered by the NTIA. Click now to listen. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode. To learn more: https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/resources/grant-...
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At this year's Broadband Communities Summit, we had the pleasure to chat with Deb Socia. Deb has a long history as a forward-thinking, innovative trendsetter not only in broadband but education. Click now to learn about her story and the story of The Enterprise Center. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode. To Learn more: https://www.theenterprisectr.or...
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At this year's Broadband Communities Summit, we had the privilege to speak with the director of the Capital Projects Fund, Joey Wender. Joey shares with us what funds are available and what states can do to get it in the right hands. Click now to listen! Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode. To learn more: https://home.treasury.gov/
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Join Kaleigh as she chats with the team at the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority. FPUA.net is the City of Fort Pierce’s SMART City Internet Service Provider. Their goal is to provide customers with competitive, reliable high-speed broadband. Click now to listen to their story! Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode!
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Everything you wanted to know about Fiber Connect 2022 - we weren't afraid to ask. We've got it all. Brad, JJ and Rich do an amazing job sharing everything that is happening at this year's event. Click now to listen. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode.
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In this episode, Joe and Kaleigh chat with Jason Cohen, the Founder and CEO of MyBundle.TV. The world is turning towards streaming but for consumers it can be a messy game keeping track of all the different streaming apps and services. MyBundle is a service that simplifies the process. Click now to listen as Jason shares why MyBundle is a win-win-win for consumers, content providers, and broadband operators. Also, be sure to subscr...
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In this episode of the Broadband Bunch, Pete is joined by David Gillford, Head of Policy and Strategic Partnerships at Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners or SIP. How can technology make a radical difference in infrastructure innovation? Click now to listen and learn about the forward thinking approach SIP is undertaking. Be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch podcast on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode...
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In this episode of the Broadband Bunch we chat with the director of ConnectME, Peggy Schaffer. Planning and teamwork are mission critical for states like Maine as they work hard to close the digital divide. Click now to listen. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss an episode.
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In this episode of the Broadband Bunch, Pete chats with Vickie Robinson, General Manager of the Microsoft Airband Initiative. Digital Equity is something everyone should care about. If we are going to close the digital divide in both rural and urban areas more needs to be done by the public and private sector. Click now to listen. Also be sure to subscribe to the Broadband Bunch on your favorite podcast platform so you never miss a...
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