Rise Broadband and No Barriers Warriors have selected 12 wounded veterans for the all-expenses-paid Rocky Mountain Veteran Expedition training program from September 23 to 30; helping veterans address personal challenges and eliminate obstacles as they rejoin families and communities.
The advantage of fixed wireless is the cost of deployment particularly in serving rural parts of the country. Fixed wireless networks allow for higher capacity through shared spectrum.
A coalition of well-known communications organizations, including Rise, Google and others, asks the FCC to provide a quicker, more viable path to technology which will enable rural areas to receive expanded, faster broadband service.
Rise Broadband, Google and other members of the Broadband Access Coalition call on the FCC to authorize new, licensed, fixed wireless frequencies which can further close the digital divide as well as handle other applications.
Fixed wireless services have been around for years. As wireless technologies have improved (think 2G to 4G), so have the speeds. Rise Broadband offers an even clearer look at the economics of LTE-powered fixed wireless services. Specifically, the company’s co-founder and chief development officer, Jeff Kohler, said recently that fixed deployments typically cost a fifth to a tenth what it would cost to build a comparable wired service.
Rise Broadband has chosen PGi as its lone collaboration small business and enterprise provider. The Atlanta-based PGi will be Rise Broadband’s only supplier of business video, web, audio and streaming conferencing solutions.
Rise leases space on three city-owned structures and activates new transmission equipment; expanding home and business internet/phone coverage, speed and capacity in Blair and surrounding Washington County communities.
Rise Broadband’s small business and enterprise subscribers can now seamlessly collaborate across PGi’s all-in-one web, video, audio conferencing and streaming solutions; giving rural and suburban businesses the access to connect with the people and information they value most.
Here’s a look at 10 of the ISPs that may well upset the status quo. These are the companies seeking to break into the ISP market with new technologies, techniques and services, with the goal of ensuring that all those computers, phones, tablets and other gizmos get onto the internet and stay there.
Approximately 30% of U.S. households in remote and rural communities still lack access to high speed broadband, and availability of fixed terrestrial broadband services in rural America continues to lag behind urban and suburban areas at all speeds. Rise Broadband has leveraged private equity investments to acquire 100+ smaller operators since its founding in 2006, and is now the largest U.S. Wireless Internet Service Provider with approximately 200,000 subscribers in 16 mid and western states.