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CENIC Honors GeoLinks, and CENIC NOC for Outstanding California Wildfire Response

CENIC Honors GeoLinks for Outstanding California Wildfire Response

CENIC Honors AT&T, GeoLinks, and CENIC NOC for Outstanding California Wildfire Response FEBRUARY 28, 2019 · RENS & NRENS CENIC announces recipients of 2019 Christine Haska Distinguished Service Award Read the full release here:https://cenic.org/news/item/cenic-honors-att-geolinks-and-cenic-noc La Mirada, CA & Berkeley, CA — February 28, 2019 —  In recognition of their immediate and effective response to ensure emergency connectivity to […]

Is 5G Worth all the Hype? Lexie Smith - GeoLinks

Is 5G Worth All the Hype?

Industry experts weigh in on the global telecom debate By Lexie Smith, VP of Business Development – GeoLinks Original Article Published on Thrive Global The telecom industry kicked 2019 off by continuing the highly publicized debate over the opportunities, or lack thereof, that 5G presents modern day society. The technology’s promise to deliver higher bandwidth, lower latency, […]

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Get to know GeoLinks’ Client Consultant Dillon Lowen

Q + A with GeoLinks’ Client Consultant Dillon Lowen   1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? My role at GeoLinks is to provide potential clients with the necessary information that allows them to make the best decision for their business’s telecom needs. Anyone can pitch a specific product, but when […]

8 Things to Consider When Expanding Your Business - GeoLinks

8 Things to Consider When Expanding Your Business

Tips on How to Prepare to Expand your Business Seamlessly Have you reached a point of growth where you’re considering expanding your business by opening another location? This could be your first expansion, or perhaps you’re going on your tenth location by now. Either way, expanding your business’s footprint and bandwidth is a big deal. […]

Should You Bundle Business Internet Services? GeoLinks

Should You Bundle Business Internet Services?

Why bundling Business Internet services is critical for ensuring business continuity With modern businesses becoming progressively reliant on the Internet, ensuring business continuity is becoming a major operational priority. Just as businesses understand the importance of manning the phone during business hours, assuring internal systems remain connected and operational is essential to a company’s success. […]

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What are the Best Rural Internet Options?

The Pros and Cons of Different Rural Internet Options It is reported that more than 24 million Americans don’t have access to broadband Internet. According to a study conducted by Microsoft in 2018, 162.8 million people “do not use the Internet at broadband speeds.” Why? Whether it be due to inflated costs, poor availability, slow […]

Fixed Wireless Internet Installations – What to Expect - GeoLinks

What Does a Fixed Wireless Internet Installation Look Like?

Fixed Wireless Internet Installations – What to Expect   Fixed Wireless Internet provides high speed broadband access to a single location via radio waves. Capable of delivering gigabit speeds with identical jitter and latency as fiber, Fixed Wireless Internet circuits can be installed in a fraction of the time and for a fraction of the […]

Does Weather Affect Fixed Wireless? GeoLinks

Does Weather Affect Fixed Wireless?

Can Weather Affect a Fixed Wireless Internet Connection? The majority of businesses today have become intrinsically reliant on the Internet. From serving as an accessible means to communicate globally, to hosting e-commerce stores, to conducting online credit transactions and transfers, it has become paramount for businesses to have a reliable, high-speed Internet connection. From DSL, […]

The 7 Best Business Resources in Los Angeles

The 7 Best Business Resources in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California is a vibrant and diverse city. While most known as the subject of many iconic songs, movies, and TV series, it is not just the entertainment industry that thrives in this famous cultural melting pot. Industries such as tourism, high-tech, fashion, real-estate, and even aerospace also enjoy plenty of success. Add in […]

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Migrating from on-premise IP-PBX to Hosted IP-PBX

  Telephony services have come a long way since Alexander Graham Bell’s (and others) initial invention back in the late 19th century. Past revolutionizing the way the world interacts and communicates socially, they have completely transformed the way we do business. In modern day, for example, it is no longer a necessity to have a dedicated […]

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Personal Field Account from GeoLinks CTO, Ryan Hauf

Neither Snow nor Rain nor Heat nor Gloom of Night As we delve into winter, field operations as a service provider can be tough, even grueling in some cases. Long hours, the cold, and sporadic weather can often present challenges in maintaining a state-wide network. Nonetheless, GeoLinks takes great pride and goes above and beyond […]

How Community Anchor Institutions Can Help Close the Digital Divide - GeoLinks

How Community Anchor Institutions Can Help Close the Digital Divide

Community Anchor Institutions play a pivotal role in closing both the California and U.S. Digital Divide. So, what are both the government and key broadband stakeholders doing to ensure they get connected? Let’s explore. While the United States has clearly and rapidly advanced technologically over the years, the fact remains that the country still remains […]

How to Determine the Amount of Bandwidth Your Company Needs

How Do I Determine the Amount of Bandwidth My Company Needs?

Your Guide to Determining Bandwidth Requirements As the world becomes more interconnected, our dependence on the Internet is becoming almost a non-negotiable business necessity. Less and fewer systems are being used offline or in a Local Area Network (LAN) environment, while more and more systems are moving to the cloud, requiring a reliable Internet connection. […]

what is a disaster recovery plan - geolinks

Disaster Recovery Plan – The Only Way to Ensure Business Continuity

Having a disaster recovery plan in place is one of the most essential parts of running a successful business. Just like business liability insurance, disaster recovery planning for your network ensures ongoing business continuity. Whether your disaster recovery plan is for site mirroring, load balancing or just staying online, it is the responsible thing to […]

Fighting Fire with Data: Wildfire Detection, Prevention, & Situational Awareness Systems

Fighting Fire with Data: Wildfire Detection, Prevention, & Situational Awareness Systems

Original Source NOVEMBER 13, 2018 The unprecedented scale and scope of recent catastrophic wildfires show that larger swaths of California are at risk than previously understood. Smart investments in strategic technologies may serve to limit the loss of life and property damage. One promising — and proven — line of defense is connecting remote cameras […]

FCC ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP OF THE BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE’S DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY WORKING GROUP - GeoLinks

Disaster Response and Recovery Working Group

FCC ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP OF THE BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE’S DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY WORKING GROUP Read Official Notice here: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1121A1.docx. Released:  November 1, 2018 GN Docket No. 17-83 This Public Notice serves as notice that Federal Communications Commission (Commission) Chairman Ajit Pai has appointed members to serve on the Disaster Response and Recovery Working Group of […]

5 Tools to Help an Online Business Succeed _ GeoLinks

5 Tools to Help an Online Business Succeed

5 Tools to Help an Online Business Succeed Looking to start an online business? With millions of online businesses in the world, and counting, breaking through the .com clutter continues to become increasingly difficult. While there are far more pros than cons that have stemmed from the rise of the Internet, even as a telecom […]

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