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JohnDrake
JohnDrake
6/30/2019 6:15:48 PM
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What?
Is he saying that wireless is less robust than fiber? Did I misunderstand him? Is he saying that wireless doesn't last as long as fiber? Even fiber needs electronics that can break down as easily as any other piece of equipment. I would not say one is less robust than the other. I hope I just midunderstood him.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
6/30/2019 3:54:13 PM
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Very encouraging to see long deserved attention. I can say possibilities are endless.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
6/30/2019 3:52:51 PM
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Re: Planning
Long term vision and future thinking are two essential things that contribute to the future.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
6/30/2019 3:47:16 PM
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Re: Planning
We all can easily agree that rural areas are far behind with technology and infrastructure. Lack of internet connectivity options is one of the obvious ones and any effort to improve that is very much in need. Good to see that in USDA radar.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
6/30/2019 3:39:28 PM
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Re: Planning
Agree with you both. 30 years is definitely too long to plan for and so that is not a practical approach. But planning for near future is required. What is even more required is to do some retroftting from time to time just to be in sync.

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freehe
freehe
6/28/2019 3:06:16 PM
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USDA
Maybe someone can convince Rupe to run for president. With all the other contenders it would be a nice break.

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freehe
freehe
6/28/2019 3:03:48 PM
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"...As it writes a new bill to fund rural broadband that will open for public commentary in December, the United States Department of Agriculture wants to ensure high-speed broadband reaches unserved people in a reasonable time frame with solutions that last"

Finally someone gets it. Now the FCC and all telcos folllowed this same approach imagine the possibilities.

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
6/27/2019 4:23:06 PM
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Re: Planning
History is critical to understand to have a more viable future--Apple understood it as it began its' mobile journey with Newton and look at where it is at today!!

As I go dark thru July 4 here in the US, I wish all in the US a great 4th of July--as I look forward to the on-going engagement thru Aug.

 

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Ariella
Ariella
6/27/2019 3:50:45 PM
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Re: Planning
Yes, itis something to look back in hindsight

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
6/26/2019 11:49:16 PM
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That's what makes things so fascinating and enjoyable to be witness to-and gives us a sense of hope in spite of the challegnes we've all deliberated over the last number of years. 

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