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Monday March 13, 2017
Recently another engineering firm submitted a report to the FCC stating that 5G is not a solution for rural America. The Engineering team at CHR Solutions agrees 100% with that perspective. Companies, such as AT&T and Verizon, should not be viewed as having the right model for broadband expansion in rural America. These two companies, and others, have primarily staked their claim on the more densely populated areas, and left rural America alone.
Thursday January 28, 2016
Americans increasingly see home broadband access as critical to their lives. Nonetheless, fixed broadband adoption has plateaued; and cost is the bigger barrier to adoption. At the end of the day, people get it. Broadband has gone from a luxury to a necessity.
Friday November 20, 2015
According to The Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas, fiber deployments grew 13 percent in 2015. With over 12 million homes being connected with FTTH in U.S., that marks an almost 50% take rate, which matches the world's highest standards, with nearly 20% of all true FTTH connections being in the U.S.
Thursday March 26, 2015
The number one demand by end users is a rapid increase in broadband. People now have multiple devices and are streaming more video with services likes Netflix and Hulu, along with a strong push from gaming consoles such as XBox One and Playstation 4. For service providers this has resulted in demand not only for pure last mile bandwidth, but the additive factor places stress on the upstream fiber capacity, electronic equipment and connection to the cloud.