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batye
batye
7/9/2019 12:55:52 AM
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Re: Telemedicine
@mhhf1ve for me with the present technology stage - tele-surgery done by robots is a scarry as many factors in play... 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
7/8/2019 6:20:11 PM
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Re: Telemedicine
I've seen some telemedicine trials that don't really require "broadband" -- basically giving patients and doctors a Skype-like video call connection that isn't very high quality. Sure, it might be nicer with better broadband and latency, but it "works" as long as it's not trying to be tele-surgery done by robots. 

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
7/8/2019 4:36:26 PM
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Re: Telemedicine
While it's still only in the proposal stage, lots can happen between now and a bill passing with ample funds. Our SW Florida rural community however, has recently been subject of a grant for telemedicine that utilizes  video conferencing between patients and health care personnel. Clients can use their phone, tablet or computer for live access on a regular schedule. Our community connects to the main provider located in Orlando and seems to work rather well so far.

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batye
batye
7/2/2019 1:39:41 AM
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Re: Solar
@ms.akkineni yes you are right at the nd it would reate lots of saving in time and money...

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batye
batye
7/2/2019 1:36:11 AM
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Re: Telemedicine
@mhhf1ve I think it gonna be few good years before Telemedicine become main stream as it require much of new technology be in place ... 

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batye
batye
7/2/2019 1:29:42 AM
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Re: Solar
@mhhf1ve yes it would make sense use  them in rural area as technology become affordable and easy to deploy 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
7/2/2019 12:36:13 AM
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Re: Telemedicine
Telemedicine has been an overhyped application for broadband, but maybe it has finally exited the trough of disappointment... but maybe not. Augmented reality will probably be a better bet with telemedicine being a subset of that field.

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
7/1/2019 11:19:30 PM
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Re: Solar
Nano satellites will probably serve broadband in rural areas before widespread solar happens...

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
6/30/2019 4:39:17 PM
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Re: Solar
Tht sounds like a great idea for both reasons outlined - speedy rollout and cost reduction.

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JohnDrake
JohnDrake
6/30/2019 4:21:07 PM
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Solar
I'll bet rural broadband would roll out much faster if solar panels were deployed on all of the poles that carry fiber to rural customers. The power garnered might make the reduce the costs of doing business out there.

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