j2Podcast: Fastest ISPs, new broadband bill, mesh networks

PC Magazines releases the fastest ISPs of 2019
https://www.pcmag.com/article/369142/the-fastest-isps-of-2019

Mikrotik Releases 6.45.1
Mikrotik has released RouterOS 6.45.1 with some security vulnerability fixes. Some of these have been known and fixed before, while others are new fixes.

New York Mesh network expands
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/paj8z8/a-diy-internet-network-has-drastically-expanded-its-coverage-in-nyc
A community-run operation named NYC Mesh

Washington News. New bill includes 5 Billion for broadband
https://www.multichannel.com/news/senators-collins-jones-propose-5-billion-plan-for-rural-broadband-buildout
American Broadband Buildout Act of 2019,’’ proproses $5 billion for a matching funds program that will focus on “unserved” parts of the U.S.

Podcast: Google Stadia, Inside Towers instagram

Internet service provider news for Monday, June 10th, 2019.

Google Stadia is coming and it uses bandwidth
Google Stadia is coming.  For those of you who don’t know Stadia a cloud streaming gaming service by Google.
|https://www.cnet.com/news/google-stadia-streaming-requirements-lack-some-key-internet-connection-details/

https://www.lightreading.com/optical-ip/routing/putting-a-price-on-latency-startup-network-next-aims-to-fix-internet-routing/d/d-id/752055?_mc=RSS_LR_EDT

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/6/18654632/google-stadia-price-release-date-games-bethesda-ea-doom-ubisoft-e3-2019

Broadband Universal Service becomes a thing in the UK
Im sorry
http://telecoms.com/497791/broadband-universal-service-becomes-a-thing-in-the-uk/

Inside towers on Instagram
Looking for some cool tower photos to pass the time instead of cat videos? Check out Inside Towers on Instagram <link in the blog post>
https://www.instagram.com/inside_towers/

 

 

 

Events
Nanog76 going on this week. https://www.cvent.com/events/nanog-76/event-summary-5456cb3585954c55bdef9fb578fc8d67.aspx

J2 briefing: Zayo acquisition, more wifi6, NTIA changes

Hello, welcome to Monday May 13th 2019, my name is Justin and this is the ISP news you need to know.

Zayo to be Acquired
https://investors.zayo.com/news-and-events/press-releases/press-release-details/2019/Zayo-Announces-Definitive-Agreement-to-be-Acquired-by-Digital-Colony-and-EQT/default.aspx
Zayo to be acquired by Digital Colony Partners and EQT Infrastructure fund for $14.3 Billion in cash.  This continues the trend of telecom companies being bought by equity funds.  This is what it appears at least.

Cnet article on WIFI6
https://www.cnet.com/news/wi-fi-6-and-what-it-means-for-you/#ftag=CAD590a51e
A few weeks I did an article on WIFI6.  CNET has a broader overview for those of you looking to learn more.

5G & Spectrum news
https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/05/10/at-competitors-tech-industry/
At&T continues their wannabe 5G rollout.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/09/ntia_boss_quits/
Two key positions are now vacant at the NTIA. Could this delay CBRS even more?

Indiana ISP meeting is this Thursday May 16th in Indianapolis
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-indiana-isp-meeting-tickets-60311319781

PodCast: Mum 2019 chat with JJ & Eric

Sat down With JJ Mcgrath and Eric Sooter at the Mikrotik User meeting in Autin for a little “routerside chat” about the WISP industry. #routinglight #routingrf #bendingpackets #podcast