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Mar 31 2015

A Tour in South Carolina


Today was a beautiful day to travel to Charleston, South Carolina, and thankfully it was not snowing like last week in Minneapolis! Keith Oliver, NTCA’s Southeast region’s commercial company board member was showing true southern hospitality with a ride in from the airport. The added bonus was a stop at one of Home Telecom’s retail …

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Mar 27 2015

A Different Kind of Service Standard

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The communications industry talks a great deal about service standards and quality compliance, which I was reflecting on recently after reading an article about the social pattern changes that have impacted society once we moved away from landline phones for many households. Certainly, my daughters’ generation will be less concerned with quality given what they …

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Mar 25 2015

Will Spring Ever Come to Minnesota?


I am en route back from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance’s Annual Convention & Trade Show, held every spring in Minneapolis. Spring? Looking at the calendar, one would have thought, but when we walked outside after dinner with the terrific team from Calix and a number of RLECs, it was almost funny (almost!) to see the …

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Mar 23 2015

White House Continues Quest for Better Broadband Mousetrap

Today, the White House, NTIA and USDA all put out announcements on the newly signed Presidential Memorandum on the Broadband Opportunity Council, apparently a follow up to the President’s “adventure” in Cedar Falls, Iowa, earlier this year where he used the platform at a municipal entity to tout public-private partnerships in the broadband space. The …

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