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Get to know GeoLinks’ Director of Network Operations Kevin Malone

1. Let’s start with the basics, what’s your role at GeoLinks? My role is Director of Network Operations. I oversee Network Operations (Netops) which consists of the GeoLinks’ Customer Helpdesk, NOC department, as well as Systems/IT. 2. What’s your favorite part about working for GeoLinks? Hard to pick just one. The friendly cultural atmosphere, constantly […]

5 Disaster Prevention Tips for California Businesses - GeoLinks.com

5 Disaster Prevention Tips for California Businesses

5 Disaster Prevention Tips to Help California Businesses Better Prepare for Natural Disasters Natural disasters can be both unpredictable and unavoidable. From loss of structure, habitat, property, and life, the associated damage can be unthinkable. For businesses, natural disasters can prove detrimental in many different ways. From preventing staff from making it into work, to […]

Before the Federal Communications Commission Washington, DC  20554

In the Matter of Partitioning, Disaggregation, and Licensing of Spectrum WT Docket No. 19-38   REPLY COMMENTS OF CALIFORNIA INTERNET, L.P. DBA GEOLINKS California Internet, L.P. DBA GeoLinks (“GeoLinks” or the “Company”) submits these Reply Comments in response to comments filed on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) issued March 15, 2019 in the aforementioned proceeding. […]

GeoLinks Formally Approved by USAC to Begin CAF Build Out

GeoLinks Formally Approved by USAC to Begin CAF Build Out

The Universal Service Administrative Company has officially cleared GeoLinks to begin CAF II build outs in California and Nevada June 06, 2019 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time: Original Release Here CAMARILLO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) formally approved GeoLinks to start receiving funding for the Company’s Connect America Fund Phase […]

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

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, […]

Melissa Slawson

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 - Juicedsystems - lexie smith, geolinks

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? - GeoLinks.com

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 […]

Local internet service provider wins $87.8 million in government funding - GeoLinks - Ryan Hauf

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 […]

Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit - Lessons Learned in San Diego - GeoLinks

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? - Geolinks.com

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), […]

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 […]

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