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In the Year 2013 (Part II)

Again, my top ten things to monitor or be aware of this year are in no particular order. Each is important to the industry in addressing a required standard, regulatory issue or technology trend. So, let’s continue with item 4....

Clams, Clams and More Clams

Cooking this weekend took a back seat to celebrating. I did not cook Friday or Saturday. However, do not despair as I developed two exciting new recipes on Sunday. The first was clam chowder using razor clams given to me...

We interrupt this Count

Yesterday, the US Senate defeated an attempt to block the pending Net Neutrality rules. The bill was defeated by a 52-46 vote. This was an important vote since a similar bill to block the implementation of the rules was passed...

The Best of the Blog 2010

Perhaps you are new to this blog (and I say welcome), or you may have been reading since 2008 when the blog started (in which case I say thanks for reading). However, today is a chance for you to read...

Playing Chicken with Net Neutrality

What a weekend for food. On Friday, I made Philly cheese steak sandwiches with thinly sliced rib eye steak, onions, bell peppers and Swiss cheese. Saturday was a smash with Italian Chicken Cacciatore. I make it with chicken thighs for...

Zero, Six, 6940

It seems that even when IP communications gets a mentioned in the State of the Union address, it is only as a prop for some other thing. The 2011 State of the Union address had 6940 words, 6 mentions of...

Going Dutch

Sushi Friday night and French to celebrate our anniversary on Saturday left few options for an original recipe this weekend. Therefore, one of two dishes made on Sunday would have to succeed. The leading option was a meaty pasta entrée...

Where's the Beef?

Much to my wife’s disappointment, I decided to check out a few local restaurants to see if any could peak my interests during the holidays. We ate out four consecutive days. We did find one restaurant that we will return...

Net Neutrality Makes the Evening News

Net Neutrality Makes the Evening News Sure, we in the IP community think net neutrality is a big deal. However, yesterday net neutrality hit the big time, the evening news. Although telecommunications is a very large industry employing millions of...

What does this have to do with Broadvox?

It has been more than two years since I began writing this blog so I was a little surprised that the discussion regarding Level 3 and Comcast merited a “what does this have to do with Broadvox?" response. Just as...

Jambalaya and a Movie

Friday evening I made pan seared steaks. They were very good seasoned with my white seasoning mixture which developed a great browned crust quickly. Saturday, was cheese fries for my wife and leftover chili for me. However, I was looking...

Telecommunications, More than Just a Hill of Beans

Telecommunications, More than Just a Hill of Beans Saturday, I stopped by H Mart, an Asian grocery store. I went in with no real need but as always purchased quite a few things. Let's begin with the odd, pig's...

And Congress Steps Over It

While many of us look forward to when congress does even less that it's doing today, there are times when we need them to act. Resolving the concerns regarding net neutrality is one of those times. House Energy and...

The Wild Wild West and Net Neutrality

The immediate barrage of comments related to the net neutrality proposal from Google and Verizon gave me pause. While looking to such major players to devise a net neutrality plan that would truly address the concerns of consumer activists...

The 75 Coolest Service Providers

When I joined Broadvox three years ago, I was not familiar with the company. Although, I had an asterisk-based PBX in my home office, I was also unfamiliar with SIP Trunking. The challenge at the time of my hiring...

The Third Way Moves Forward

Yesterday the FCC voted to issue a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) regarding the application of some elements of Title II of the Communications Act to ISPs. With the courts having determined that the FCC cannot apply net neutrality under...

Pursuing Net Neutrality

In continuing to examine the three primary section of Title II of the Communications Act, today, we look at Section 202. As a reminder, the review is because of the major announcement made by the FCC Chairman to redefine...

To the Beat of a Different Drum

Friday, we had Alaskan King Crab Quiche and Sunday, I served cannelloni. While there are many versions of cannelloni, I made my filling using smoked pork loin and cured Virginia ham. I chose those particular meats over Italian sausage...

Saving Net Neutrality with Finesse or Brute Force

An important lesson learned in my youth was if I use the right tool to repair something then brute force would seldom be necessary. In fact, most of the time using brute force resulted in additional damage. This begat...

Over Reach and Just Right

It has been a few days since the Federal court ruled against the FCC in the matter of Comcast Cable. It is important to note that few players in the carrier world wanted to see Comcast lose. However, there...

Broadband Access, a Matter of Public Policy?

Julius Genachowski, chair of the FCC, was quite pleased to announce plans to transfer billions of dollars from the USF to develop broadband in rural and underserved areas of the country. More eagerly, the current FCC wants to connect...

Honesty in Messaging Wins

As we work to motivate companies to purchase IP based products, I find that a number of us are creating new untested and perhaps weaker messages. The value proposition for IP communications is fairly straightforward. By transitioning to IP...

An Odd Pairing, Pork and Clams, Obama and Net Neutrality

Two thoughts come to mind as I look back on this weekend's dining delights. First, it is good that the Super Bowl comes once a year as I always prepare too much fried food. Second, remembering one of your...

Zero out of 7291

I was not surprise to see we batted a big fat zero when it came to being mentioned in President Obama's State of the Union Address on Wednesday. I expected that. Given two critical factors, what the politicians and...

Fried Chicken and Broadband have no Relationship

Last Friday was my/our 25th wedding anniversary. As I prepared to go home, I was asked several times where was I taking her to dinner. Let me make this clear, my wife would have been very disappointed if I...
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