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Four names have been added to the Hall of Fame this year and Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini tops the list.

Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini’s life work in the field of advancing telecommunications is once again recognized as pioneering and fundamental to the rapid advancement of the telecommunications industry.

“A big leap forward” Rouzbeh Yassini, Founder and Executive Director of UNH Broadband Center of Excellence, comments on the potential afforded by broadband accessibility for the small town of Chesterfield, the first NH town to approve investment in bringing fiber to every home and business in this community of 3,500 people .

A 2013 article from the Broadband Intelligence Series authored by Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini speaks to the future global social and economic potential of “The Networked Future” and what we might expect by 2030. In keeping with his vision and decades pursuit of ubiquitous broadband accessibility, Dr. Yassini also highlights the obstacles which threaten” full realization of broadband as a tool for a global, connected civilization.”

WE'VE CREATED A POWERFUL TECHNOLOGY.

It's a magic carpet that enables people to ride and to move around...
except some people cannot get on the carpet.

Broadband connectivity is an essential component of life.

“It’s every citizen’s right. Not on the basis of subsidization or social welfare…that’s not the point.”

Empowered |Enabled | Available | Affordable

Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini
Cable’s Modem Man Looks Back. And Ahead.
02/16/2018 by Stewart Schley
Publications

Most Recent Articles and Archives Written on Broadband Progress

The Poetry Of Rumi

Sep 7, 2019 |

The prolific collection of inspirational poetry written by the Persian mystic and dervish, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, more popularly known simply as Rumi, has been a source of joy and introspection for loyal followers [...]

Planet Broadband By Author Rouzbeh Yassini Ph.D.

Aug 18, 2019 |

Planet Broadband cover the nascent history and status of the Broadband movement. In doing so, it wrestles with the definition of broadband, discusses the various form it's taking around the world, and discusses the [...]

National Khayyam Day

May 18, 2019 |

May 18 is observed as National Khayyam Day. Born on May 18, 1048 in Nishapur, 2019 marks Khayyam's  971st birthday. Omar Khayyam was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet in the 11th and 12th [...]

Mirzakhani Fellowships Awarded

May 13, 2019 |

Stanford | Mathematics: School of Humanities & Sciences "Hannah Larson and Isabel Vogt Awarded Mirzakhani Fellowships" The Stanford Mathematics Department is pleased to announce that Hannah Larson is awarded the Maryam Mirzakhani Graduate Fellowship, [...]

Women in Mathematics Day

May 12, 2019 |

On this day, May 12th 2019, we celebrate First International Women in Mathematics Day This date was selected to honor Maryam Mirzakhani, a brilliant and inspiring mathematical scholar born on May 12th 1977 in [...]

Light Reading Hall of Fame 2019

May 8, 2019 |

Light Reading Hall of Fame 2019 "Hall of Fame 2019" Four names have been added to the Hall of Fame this year and Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini tops the list. Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini's life [...]

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Newsletters

Most Recent  Newsletters by Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini for the UNH Broadband Center of Excellence

Microsoft Bridges The Digital Divide

Dec 1, 2018 |

BCoE commends Microsoft in its initiative to bridge the digital divide, not just in words but also in action. We should expect a lot more product in 2019 that will [...]

FCC Update: Broadband Deployment In The US

Apr 1, 2018 |

“The IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee remains a vibrant community of globally based technologists who continue to standardize the best technologies for global commercialization of products and services benefiting humanity." [...]

Is Super-PON A Success?

Feb 3, 2018 |

“One can foresee a time in the future when broadband service providers are unwilling or unable to provide large streaming content providers like Netflix, Amazon and Google the service levels appropriate for [...]

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