Light Reading Podcasts
The Notebook Dump: Chips and salsa for the win
Light Reading editors Kelsey Ziser, Mike Dano and Phil Harvey sign off from MWC with a 10-minute informal recap of the work week ended September 30.
The rest of the show notes and story links can be found at https://www.lightreading.com/lr-podcast.
The Notebook Dump: 6G and broadband and bears – oh my!
Jeff Baumgartner, Mike Dano, Nicole Ferraro, Phil Harvey and Kelsey Ziser discuss SES and Boeing's medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite launch planned for later this month, Dish Wireless plans to rule 6G and the FCC releases its national broadband map. In addition, the editors chat about an unplanned potential decommissioning of 20 million cable set-top boxes, and why bears should avoid illicit substances in the Notebook Dump for the week ending December 2.
The Divide: How Bluepeak is bringing broadband competition to overlooked cities
This episode features Jeff Seidenfaden, chief commercial and customer experience officer at fiber broadband provider Bluepeak; and Mike Podoll, a resident of Altus, Oklahoma, and a subscriber to Bluepeak since the ISP started connecting customers there in late August.
Boeing brings 5G and terrestrial tech to MEO satellites
While 5G is a relatively nascent technology, it's already playing an important role in the satellite space race. Ryan Reid, president of Boeing Commercial Satellite Systems, International, recently joined the Light Reading podcast to explain how terrestrial telecom technologies are being utilized in the new O3b mPower satellites, which Boeing is manufacturing in partnership with satellite operator SES.