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Celebrating Nowruz!

Nowruz is the first day of Spring, marked by the moment of the Vernal Equinox (Tahvil) and celebrated as the beginning of the New Year. But for Iranians, neighboring nations and indeed across the globe, Nowruz represents the triumph of light over dark and the ensuing rejuvenation, reinvigoration and rebirth. Enjoy learning more about Nowruz and the beautiful festivities.

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“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 .

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 work in the field of advancing telecommunications is once again recognized as pioneering and fundamental to the rapid advancement of the telecommunications industry.

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.

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

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Cable’s Modem Man Looks Back. And Ahead.
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Nowruz the Persian New Year

Mar 24, 2020 |0 Comments

In 2010, the UN General Assembly recognized March 21st as the International Day of Nowruz and in 2016, Nowruz was officially inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity . Symbolic of the message of Nowruz, the poem Bani Adam [...]

Cable TV Pioneers Salutes Leaders DOCSIS Innovators

Oct 20, 2019 |0 Comments

Maclean, Amy, OCTOBER 2019 Cable TV Pioneers Salutes Leaders, DOCSIS Innovators CABLEFAX SCTE • ISBE CABLE-TEC EXPO DAILY, pp.13-14  It takes at least 20 years in the industry to be considered for inclusion in the Cable TV Pioneers which got organizers thinking as [...]

Honoring A Friend Wilt Hildenbrand

Oct 2, 2019 |0 Comments

Rouzbeh Yassini, founder of the YAS Foundation will partner with SCTE Foundation to honor his longtime friend and colleague Wilt Hildenbrand 40 YEARS OF INDUSTRY SERVICE | $40,000 DONATION FOR RISING LEADER UNDER 40 YEARS OLD For many in the Cable Telecommunications Industry, Wilt Hildenbrand [...]

The Poetry Of Rumi

Sep 7, 2019 |0 Comments

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 since the early days of the 13th century Born in 1207 in [...]

Planet Broadband By Author Rouzbeh Yassini Ph.D.

Aug 18, 2019 |0 Comments

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 various forms it's taking around the world, and discusses the possible futures [...]

National Khayyam Day

May 18, 2019 |0 Comments

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 centuries notable for his contributions to geometry and designing the Jalali calendar. [...]

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

Microsoft Bridges The Digital Divide

Dec 1, 2018 |0 Comments

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 be known as Wi-Fi 6. Hello, The University of New [...]

FCC Update: Broadband Deployment In The US

Apr 1, 2018 |0 Comments

“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." Spring is upon us, but it was hard to tell at times [...]

Is Super-PON A Success?

Feb 3, 2018 |0 Comments

“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 their business models." There have been some interesting developments of [...]

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