Friday, May 18, 2018

Telecom Tidbits #2473

Keatings Communications (in JAX FL) Offers Schools Lockdown Alert System Free With Purchase of New Phone System [press]

Schumer: Broadband is a Utility That May Require Price Caps [DSLR]

Windstream Sheds Some Details on Its Fixed Wireless Plans via CAF-II [DSLR]

FCC Poised to Free Up 2.5 GHz EBS Spectrum for Broadband, Primarily in Rural Areas [Telecomp]

Comcast this week launched a campaign that links Internet Essentials, its high-speed internet adoption initiative for low-income households, with members of the Conference of Western Attorneys General and focuses on online safety for seniors, parents and children. [Multichannel]

Telcos tapping into Flytxt's AI-driven marketing automation software for customer satisfaction, profitability

A report by IHS Markit found that 75% of the service provider respondents said that enhancing customer experience was their top digital transformation project, followed by automation (44%) and cloudification (38%). [Fierce]

The primary reason people are leaving cable is cost. The user experience issue is secondary. Exhibit A: the 5,000% increase in broadcast re-transmission licensing fees over the last 11 years. [Fierce]

Can the FTC Regulate Broadband? [NO]

Lead Gen tips by MOJO

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