Podcast: Atheral, VOIP and communication “stuff”

Recently I sat down and did a podcast with Daniel White of Atheral (https://atheral.co/). We talked about how WISPS can use VOIP to prevent overbuilding, Unified communications, and some of the forms and procedures for getting started with VOIP.

If you want to contact Atheral about their products you can do so at the following:

Web: https://atheral.co/
Book A demo: https://calendly.com/atheralsales/prtdemo
e-mail or Phone: https://atheral.co/contact

 

j2 Podcast: Network cabling, WISPER gets funding

 

Comcast launches wifi6 routers
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200106005958/en/Comcast-Launches-Powerful-Internet-Device-Capable-Multi-Gigabit

Want some good geek reading?

Cable Labeling Best Practices from networking

Funding
The folks over at WISPER have some good news coming their way
https://www.telecompetitor.com/fcc-ready-to-authorize-caf-ii-rural-broadband-funding-for-hughes-wisper-isp-three-others/

USDA to Make 550 Million available in 2020
https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2019/12/12/usda-make-550-million-funding-available-2020-deploy-high-speed

<Your competitors are probably applying for funding, so you should to.  Lean on your local economic development folks on help in writing proposals and such.>

Mobile Users double since 2013
The percentage of respondents who said their primary online access devices is mobile has effectively doubled since 2013, and many of those are using mobile as a substitute, rather than a complement, to wired broadband service.
https://www.multichannel.com/news/pew-mobile-broadband-users-double-since-2013

 

J2 Podcast: telephone robocalls, Comcast network

Telephone news
https://www.engadget.com/2020-03-31-fcc-stir-shaken-june-30-2021.html
The FCC announced today all carriers and phone companies must adopt the STIR/SHAKEN protocol by June 30th, 2021. The regulatory requirement is designed to combat robocalls, specifically those that try to hide their phone numbers by allowing carriers to authenticate caller IDs.

Fcc is expected to outline it’s vision for the 6GHZ unlicensed spectrum
The FCC for months has been considering exactly how to release fully 1,200MHz of spectrum in the 6GHz band for commercial use. <most likely will be for WI-FI>

Comcast talks about network usage
https://venturebeat.com/2020/03/30/comcast-details-what-the-coronavirus-has-done-to-network-traffic/?

Podcast: John, Ivan and I talk WISP finances

I sit down with John Scrivner from LiveOak Bank and Ivan Crowe from Ritalia funding and discuss topics related to WISP funding. We talk about leasing, lending and the pitfalls WISPs run into when it comes to financing.

John Scrivner
john.scrivner@liveoak.bank
Office 910-550-1407 X1345
Cell  618-237-2387

Ivan Crowe
Icrowe@rtflease.com
818-921-3624

#packetsdownrange #wisp #funding #leasing

Podcast: Baicells and Gen1

A snowy day here in Indiana so time to talk about the story of the week.  Baicells and Gen1 CPE not being CBRS compliant.

-Class actions lawsuits only make the attorneys money and take years
-Talk with distributors and Baicells about options.  Throw out options.  Extended warranties, spend discounts on other products with distributors.
https://www.ritaliafunding.com/