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Will the FCC learn from RDOF?

The FCC needs to learn from RDOF and properly punish those companies that have “gamed” the system. Otherwise, Rural Americans will continue to suffer from poor Broadband and the taxpayers will continue to pay for programs that do not work. It should NOT come as a shock to those who live in the underserved areas of the nation where high-speed… Read More »Will the FCC learn from RDOF?

FTC says “Broadcom is a monopolist”

Communications chip specialist Broadcom seems to have learnt little from a ruling last year against it by anti-competition regulators from the European Commission. The Federal Trade Commission on Friday said it charged Broadcom “with illegally monopolizing markets for semiconductor components used to deliver television and broadband Internet services” by preventing customers from purchasing from other vendors. The FTC simultaneously announced that it reached a… Read More »FTC says “Broadcom is a monopolist”

AT&T has 2 Opinionsof Fiber

AT&T says fiber Internet is a “superior” technology that is built for today and the future because of its ability to deliver symmetrical upload and download speeds of 1Gbps and higher. AT&T also says that “there is no compelling evidence” to support the deployment of fiber across the US and that rural people should be satisfied with nonfiber Internet access… Read More »AT&T has 2 Opinionsof Fiber

Proxmox VE 7 BETA

Proxmox VE vs 7 BETA released The first beta release of Proxmox Virtual Environment 7.0 is out. The 7.x family is based on the great Debian 11 “Bullseye” and comes with a 5.11 kernel, QEMU 6.0, LXC 4.0, OpenZFS 2.0.4. Proxmox VE is a complete, open-source server management platform for enterprise virtualization. It tightly integrates the KVM hypervisor and Linux… Read More »Proxmox VE 7 BETA

ZyXel aka ZyHell Hack Alert

ZyXel posted on Twitter regarding something fishy happening to a number of users firewalls.. In short – new admin accounts …. where they came from , how and why are not clear just yet…. “The threat actor attempts to access a device through WAN; if successful, they then bypass authentication and establish SSL VPN tunnels with unknown user accounts, such… Read More »ZyXel aka ZyHell Hack Alert

ShadowServer

ShadowServer provides you with access to the most timely, critical Internet security data regarding your network daily. Shadow Server provides daily custom reports to over 5900 vetted subscribers, helping network owners, national governments, Fortune 500 companies, and others identify their security exposures. Reports are aggregated via your ASN and/or network blocks These reports let you know if your end user… Read More »ShadowServer

Ohio GOP to ban municipalities owning broadband

Government looking to STOP Government from competing in the broadband market … On Wednesday June 9th, the Ohio Senate approved a budget bill that would not allow municipalities in the state to build their own broadband . While not a done deal as of yet -the direction of allowing smaller providers such as New Era Broadband, who have invested everything… Read More »Ohio GOP to ban municipalities owning broadband

CBRS Services Overview

ISP Supplies & Federated Wireless Jonathan and his awesome team @ ISPSupplies.com hosted a webinar covering some basic and not so basic things with CBRS: What does Pal mean, How can you use GAA, ESC making a difference in the SAS…. I highly recommend you watch this webinar and then call Jonathan @ ISP for any help you might need… Read More »CBRS Services Overview