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Get to know Noah Laughon, GeoLinks’ Business Development Representative

1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? Business Development Representative. As a GeoLinks’ BDR, I primarily work with and manage our Indirect Sales relationships and partnerships within the Channel and Wholesale.   2. What’s your favorite product or service that GeoLinks offers? The product that I am most proud of has […]

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 […]

2019 CENIC Innovations in Networking Awards - GeoLinks

2019 CENIC Innovation in Networking Awards

This video shows the 2019 Innovation in Networking Awards at CENIC‘s Annual Conference. GeoLinks was honored to be awarded the Christine Haska Distinguished Service Award in recognition of our immediate and effective response to ensure emergency connectivity to communities and organizations affected by catastrophic wildfires.

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 […]

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Get to know GeoLinks’ Director of Client Operations Matt Price

1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? As the Director of Client Operations, I am tasked with overseeing a large portion of our day-to-day client facing activities. This mainly includes service installations and customer service. In addition, I work heavily with my counterparts in our Support and Infrastructure Departments. 2. What’s […]

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. […]

How Do I Know When it’s Time to Upgrade to a Business Internet Plan?

How Do I Know When it’s Time to Upgrade to a Business Internet Plan?

How to identify the signs that your company may need to upgrade to Dedicated Business Internet Deciding when to upgrade to a Dedicated Business Internet plan is a key decision in any company’s growth. When your company’s Internet connection slows down, or worse, goes offline, it can cost you lost sales, harm your reputation, and […]

2019 Telecom Predictions - GeoLinks.com

Round Up – Industry Experts share their 2019 Telecom Predictions

From the emergence of fixed wireless and hybrid networks, to the predictive realities of 5G, telecom experts share their 2019 industry forecasts. Written By: Lexie Smith  | Original article posted on Medium.com | Dec 28, 2018 Please note that the views and opinions expressed in this article do not represent nor do they imply endorsement of my […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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