Entries by Lexie Smith

GeoLinks’ CEO Skyler Ditchfield Appointed to the FCC’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee

The Federal Communications Commission announces Skyler Ditchfield as a member of the newly re-chartered Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee May 21, 2019 10:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time: Original Release via BusinessWire CAMARILLO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On May 16, 2019, Chairman Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his appointment of Skyler Ditchfield, Co-Founder and CEO of GeoLinks, […]

Get to know GeoLinks’ General Counsel and VP of Government Affairs and Education Melissa Slawson

1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? My official title is General Counsel and V.P. of Government Affairs and Education. I handle all legal and regulatory matters, which includes tracking policies and legislation that may affect GeoLinks’ business and advocating for GeoLinks’ interests before various regulatory bodies (including the FCC). In […]

A BORDERLESS WORLD: THE FUTURE OF FIBER OPTICS AND 5G

What Is the Future of Fiber Optics and 5G Networks? Read entire original article on JuicedSystems There’s no doubt that the world has become increasingly smaller and smaller. The physical distance among different countries and continents seems to matter less as one can communicate and even engage in commerce, wherever we are, all with just […]

How Can Latency Affect Your Business?

What is Latency? Why Does Latency Matter? How Can You Reduce Latency? Have you ever found yourself frustrated because it’s taking forever to simply load a website? How about uploading a document into an email; do you feel like you might as well watch paint dry? Perhaps you’re in a rush to pull up a […]

Crowd Sourcing Wildfire Detection | Graham Kent | TEDx

Dr. Graham Kent, Director of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, gave a TEDx talk in March discussing fire cameras, crowd sourcing wildfire detection, and the significant state-wide accomplishments that have derived from GeoLinks and ALERTWildfire’s ongoing collaboration.

Get to know GeoLinks’ Director of Human Resources Amanda Gonzalez

Get to know Amanda Gonzalez: Director of Human Resources 1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? As the Director of Human Resources, my role at GeoLinks is to recommend how to strategically manage people as business resources within our company. This includes recruiting and hiring employees with specific skill sets to meet the […]

Local internet service provider wins $87.8 million in government funding

  Written by: Tyler Hersko, Ventura County Star – Read Article on VCStar.com Published 8:00 a.m. PT April 29, 2019 A local internet service provider is going regional, thanks to $87.8 million in funding from the federal government. GeoLinks, an 8-year-old Camarillo-based ISP that primarily serves businesses and rural areas, is among several companies that will […]

Get to know GeoLinks’ Project Coordinator Tania Wiley

1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? I’m one of GeoLinks’ Project Coordinators. I help both our team and our clients with basically anything and everything that is needed in the sales process. I can be qualifying an address one minute, and the next I can be helping draw up a […]

Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit

Lessons Learned in San Diego – Panel at California’s First Ever Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit Moderator: Jessica Block, Assistant Director of WIFIRE Lab, Qualcomm Institute, UC San Diego Panelists: 1. Skyler Ditchfield, CEO, GeoLinks 2. Tony Mecham, San Diego Unit Chief, CAL FIRE 3. Brian D’Agostino, Director of Fire Science & Climate Adaptation, SDG&E 4. Graham […]

Should Your Business Invest in SD-WAN?

What is SD-WAN, and how can it benefit your business? To stay competitive in today’s fast-paced digital landscape, organizations must evolve and adapt their internal networks to support the latest and greatest business software and technology. Enter SD-WAN. SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) utilizes software to simplify the process of delivering the WAN (Wide Area Network), […]