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Connect America Fund Making Federal Dollars Work for California

Connect America Fund Making Federal Dollars Work for California

Presented at CENIC’s 2019 Annual Conference. SPEAKER: Skyler Ditchfield, Co-Founder and CEO, GeoLinks ABOUT: The Connect America Fund Phase II Auction (CAF II) was created by the Federal Communications Commission to distribute federal grant dollars to enable broadband infrastructure buildout to rural areas of the country that lack basic broadband services. In August 2018, GeoLinks […]

Invisible Infrastructure Connecting Rural and Unserved Areas via Spectrum

Invisible Infrastructure Connecting Rural and Unserved Areas via Spectrum

Presented at CENIC’s 2019 Annual Conference. SPEAKERS: Melissa Slawson, General Counsel and VP of Government Affairs and Education, GeoLinks | Louis Fox, President and CEO, CENIC | Rachelle Chong, Attorney/Lobbyist, Law Office of Rachelle Chong | Luis Wong, CEO, K-12 High Speed Network ABOUT: Millions of Americans still lack access to high-speed broadband service, especially […]

Strategies for Addressing the Broadband Digital Divide - CENIC

Strategies for Addressing the Broadband Digital Divide

Presented at CENIC’s 2019 Annual Conference. Featured Speakers: Skyler Ditchfield, Co-Founder and CEO, GeoLinks | Louis Fox, CEO and President, CENIC | Matt Rantanen, Director of Technology, Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association | Sunne Wright McPeak, CEO, California Emerging Technology Fund | Steven Huter, Director, Network Startup Resource Center, University of Oregon About: A recent […]

GeoLinks Installs 88 High-Tech Cameras in Southern and Northern California to Provide Critical Insight in High Risk Fire Areas

GeoLinks Installs 88 High-Tech Cameras in Southern and Northern California to Provide Critical Insight in High Risk Fire Areas

In collaboration with ALERTWildfire, UC San Diego, University of Nevada Reno, CENIC, SCE and PG&E, in three months GeoLinks has installed 88 cameras to improve confirmation and response efforts in combatting California wildfires. March 14, 2019 12:14 PM Pacific Daylight Time – Official Release CAMARILLO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GeoLinks, a California-based telecommunications provider and competitive local exchange […]

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, […]

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 […]

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