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DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating Workshop

In Dallas?  Attending the 2017 Broadband Communities Summit? Join us at our DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating Workshop from 4-6PM Monday May 5th, 2017. Our workshop will be covering how to create ballpark and detailed fiber estimates to help close a deal or end inquiry by eliciting sticker shock. Not in Dallas today? It’s okay […]


DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating Workshop

In Dallas?  Attending the 2017 Broadband Communities Summit? Join us at our DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating Workshop from 4-6PM Monday May 5th, 2017. Our workshop will be covering how to create ballpark and detailed fiber estimates to help close a deal or end inquiry by eliciting sticker shock. Not in Dallas today? It’s okay […]


2017 Broadband Communities Summit in Dallas, TX

The Utility LINE team (AKA New Light Technologies), will be exhibiting, conducting a workshop (DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating) and introducing the Utility LINE application at this years Broadband Communities Summit. We look forward to seeing old friends and new at next weeks Broadband Communities Summit.  The Dallas, TX conference is held May 1st-4th, 2017.  This is […]


2017 Broadband Communities Summit in Dallas, TX

The Utility LINE team (AKA New Light Technologies), will be exhibiting, conducting a workshop (DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating) and introducing the Utility LINE application at this years Broadband Communities Summit. We look forward to seeing old friends and new at next weeks Broadband Communities Summit.  The Dallas, TX conference is held May 1st-4th, 2017.  This is […]


3 New Open Positions

– To view full description, Go To:  https://www.newlighttechnologies.com/recruiting/  Software Asset Management (SAM) Specialist / Business Analyst     (No resumes after 2:00pm on April 3, 2017 -closing date) Manage Software Environment and help customers understand and utilize software licenses and agreements Location: Washington, DC Database Administrator     (No resumes […]


Geophysical Modeling is Universal

By: Madeline Jones Geophysicist & Geospatial Analyst Numerical models are based on the fundamental laws of science which are universal and applicable to many fields, especially geophysics. As a geophysicist interested in predictive applications of near-surface geohazard modeling, I am familiar with solving problems using equations that govern the way waves move through a […]


DIY Fiber Route Estimating

Broadband Communities Magazine published my article “DIY Fiber Estimating” in the November/December 2016 issue.  This article breaks down a variety of methods for producing cost estimates for fiber routes.  The goal of the article is to help community broadband providers streamline the fiber mapping and estimating process, shorten their vetting process, standardizes the sales cycle and reduce the […]


DIY Fiber Route Estimating

Broadband Communities Magazine published my article “DIY Fiber Estimating” in the November/December 2016 issue.  This article breaks down a variety of methods for producing cost estimates for fiber routes.  The goal of the article is to help community broadband providers streamline the fiber mapping and estimating process, shorten their vetting process, standardizes the sales cycle and reduce the […]


Rochester Schools Have a Plan

We talk a lot about rural broadband gaps and efforts to deliver service in the country, but it’s rare that we discuss some of the issues in more urban areas… long story short… it’s an issue and Rochester is one of may cities trying to do something about it. Rochester, NY is currently developing a […]


Rochester Schools Have a Plan

We talk a lot about rural broadband gaps and efforts to deliver service in the country, but it’s rare that we discuss some of the issues in more urban areas… long story short… it’s an issue and Rochester is one of may cities trying to do something about it. Rochester, NY is currently developing a […]


Albuquerque’s Economic Backbone

Albuquerque is currently investing in a rapid transit system that will connect its innovation district with the University of New Mexico… oh, and all of the businesses along the Central Avenue corridor.  The best part of this… they’re putting in fiber network that will connect the major hub networks and the rest of the city […]


Albuquerque’s Economic Backbone

Albuquerque is currently investing in a rapid transit system that will connect its innovation district with the University of New Mexico… oh, and all of the businesses along the Central Avenue corridor.  The best part of this… they’re putting in fiber network that will connect the major hub networks and the rest of the city […]


The Politics of Broadband

The most recent U.S. election has, in many ways, refocused attention on rural America.  There have been numerous analyses by a diverse number of media and research outfits that all point back to a struggling rural America fighting to be heard by national (and sometimes state) politicians.  We’ve seen this struggle on a regular basis […]


The Politics of Broadband

The most recent U.S. election has, in many ways, refocused attention on rural America.  There have been numerous analyses by a diverse number of media and research outfits that all point back to a struggling rural America fighting to be heard by national (and sometimes state) politicians.  We’ve seen this struggle on a regular basis […]


Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday

For a long time we, the American consumer, have been accustomed to packing up the family and heading to the mall the day after Thanksgiving in order to take advantage of the massive sales that kick off the December holiday season.  So much so, that retailers started calling that particular Friday Black Friday because it […]


Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday

For a long time we, the American consumer, have been accustomed to packing up the family and heading to the mall the day after Thanksgiving in order to take advantage of the massive sales that kick off the December holiday season.  So much so, that retailers started calling that particular Friday Black Friday because it […]


Giving Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving… a traditional holiday in the United States involving the gathering of friends and family, and the ceremonial roasting/frying of a large turkey; once described by Benjamin Franklin as “a Bird of Courage, [which] would not hesitate to attack a Grenadier of the British Guards who should presume to invade his Farm Yard […]


Giving Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving… a traditional holiday in the United States involving the gathering of friends and family, and the ceremonial roasting/frying of a large turkey; once described by Benjamin Franklin as “a Bird of Courage, [which] would not hesitate to attack a Grenadier of the British Guards who should presume to invade his Farm Yard […]


Election Day in Colorado: Voters Choose Local Control

In so many places across the country, the recent election highlighted differences, however, residents in rural Colorado overwhelmingly voted to opt out of SB 152, the senate bill placing restrictions on local government control of high speed internet, an inspiring show of unity and determination to control their own economy and future. While the SB 152 may […]


Election Day in Colorado: Voters Choose Local Control

In so many places across the country, the recent election highlighted differences, however, residents in rural Colorado overwhelmingly voted to opt out of SB 152, the senate bill placing restrictions on local government control of high speed internet, an inspiring show of unity and determination to control their own economy and future. While the SB 152 may […]