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FCC Commissioners Meet with VFI Leaders

Posted by Voices For Innovation - November 6, 2017 10:47 AM

VFI Leader Titu Sarder Highlights Educational Opportunities of TVWS VFI leaders at the FCC, with Commissioner Mignon Clyburn On October 18, I joined a group of small tech business leaders who went to Washington to meet with commissioners and staff of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). We presented a letter signed by nearly 300 Voices for Innovation business leaders, and...

TV White Spaces Broadband Technology: Myths vs. Facts

Posted by Jon Rivers - November 1, 2017 10:35 AM

Jon Rivers, president of Marketing Monarchs As a Microsoft partner leader of Voices for Innovation, I’ve been working on a public policy effort to support the use of TV white spaces (TVWS) spectrum to deliver broadband connectivity. Though our nation is a global technology leader, more than 10 percent of the U.S. population lacks reliable and affordable broadband access to...

Small Tech Leaders Urge FCC to Support TV White Spaces for ...

Posted by Voices For Innovation - October 26, 2017 11:45 AM

Last week, Voices for Innovation officially filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission from nearly 300 small tech business leaders from across the country voicing support for using TV white spaces spectrum for broadband. The letter urges FCC commissioners “to make three channels of TV white spaces spectrum available for broadband connectivity” to close our nation’s digital divide. Currently,...

Help Bring Small IT Business Cybersecurity Expertise to Gov...

Posted by Voices For Innovation - October 25, 2017 9:10 AM

Access Smart CEO and VFI Member Dovell Bonnett Presents a Petition to Improve Procurement Dovell Bonnett, founder and CEO of Access Smart The alarm bells are ringing: it is now clear that cybersecurity represents a critical challenge to businesses and government. Presidents Clinton, Bush, Obama, and Trump have all declared that cyberattacks pose a severe threat to our nation. Yet...

“I Was Inspired”

Posted by Voices For Innovation - September 28, 2017 11:19 AM

VFI Member Carol Lynn Grow Discusses Bringing Her Voice to Washington Though I’ve been a business leader for more than 15 years, until recently, I’d never been directly involved in policy advocacy as part of my professional activities. This all changed in 2017. For several years, I’ve consistently heard potential customers voice concerns about the security and privacy of documents...

VFI Leaders Urge the FCC to Support TV White Spaces Broadba...

Posted by Dux Raymond Sy - August 23, 2017 1:01 PM

Earlier this week, leaders of Voices for Innovation filed a joint comment with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging Commissioners to preserve three channels of TV white spaces spectrum for use by innovative, long-distance broadband technology. You can read VFI’s letter, as well as examples that highlight why TV white spaces broadband is needed to connect the 34 million Americans...