Google Reassures the FCC’s Radiation Worries

​Project Loon is in the news again; this time they are answering concerns to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  Project Loon is Google’s project aimed at providing internet access to remote and rural areas using high-altitude weather balloons placed in the stratosphere to create an aerial wireless network.

  • 10 February 2016
  • Author: James Nagy
  • Number of views: 909
Elon Musk and SpaceX Providing Internet Service to the Entire World From Space

Well, Elon Musk is at it again.  Musk’s company SpaceX has now asked the federal government for permission to begin testing on a new project. The idea is to beam internet service from space.  They would be the next Comcast… from outer space.  Interestingly enough, this would launch SpaceX into the category of a major high-speed Internet provider both to those in the developed world and also billions of those not currently online.

  • 10 June 2015
  • Author: James Nagy
  • Number of views: 1507
FCC Sets Regulations on Net Neutrality: What This Could Mean for the Future of Internet

In case you live under a rock, on Feb. 26th, 2015 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in favor of new net neutrality regulations!  This is a big relief to those of us who have been avid supporters of net neutrality regulations and what that could mean for the freedom of the internet. You can read more about our thoughts and a little background: here. These new regulations, if fully implemented, would mean that the internet service providers could not discriminate which sites and services customers would get access to. Big deal.  Keeping the internet open and free.

  • 4 March 2015
  • Author: James Nagy
  • Number of views: 1438
FCC Invites a Firestorm as they Open the Door to Net Neutrality Round Tables
Well everyone, the net neutrality debate isn’t over yet. There is another chapter to this story now that the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has announced that it will host six “Open Internet Round Table” discussions on several topics that relate to net neutrality. These round table discussions will be live-streamed.
  • 12 August 2014
  • Author: James Nagy
  • Number of views: 2098
Net Neutrality Set to Become Most-Discussed Issue in FCC History
We introduced you to the net neutrality debate back in May. Well, now that the deadline for public comments is coming to a close we’ve realized that the people aren’t just speaking –they’re yelling loud and clear. The FCC has received more than 677,000 comments on its proposed rules for how broadband providers can treat content traveling over their networks and into your homes. The majority of comments make it pretty clear that the public isn’t exactly pleased with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's net-neutrality proposal.
  • 15 July 2014
  • Author: James Nagy
  • Number of views: 2217
Saving Net Neutrality & The Internet As We Know It
Using the internet has become so commonplace that people often take for granted the web access that we receive. The FCC’s proposed changes to Net Neutrality have the ability to change the internet as we know it. It has quite a few people in (and out) of the tech world pretty upset. If the FCC allows Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to implement pay to play techniques, then small businesses will never have equal footing on the internet and large companies with money will dominate the information that every one of us can receive on the internet. 
  • 27 May 2014
  • Author: James Nagy
  • Number of views: 2773
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Consultants: The Importance of Being an Expert

​As a consultant, you’ll run into situations nearly daily where you are meeting new people who want to hear about what you do. I get questions regularly on topics that I consult on. Many times these conversations come up on the spot and out of a normal business environment.  So, what do you do when you’re approached, totally unprepared, and you have to talk about your business out of the blue? Do you know your business well enough that you can stop whatever you’re doing and come up with an intelligent informed conversation? As a consultant, this is a must.
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