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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.

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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 .

As 2030 rapidly approaches…

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

West Virginia University Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Feb 22, 2013 |

“During his senior year at WVU, Yassini became fascinated by the burgeoning satellite communications industry. Upon graduation, he was recruited by GE, where he went to work building television receivers.” Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard is [...]

Docsis 3.1: The Final Frontier?

Oct 23, 2012 |

LightReadingCable.com "Docsis 3.1: The Final Frontier?" By Jeff Baumgartner “If cable decides to go "all-in" with Docsis 3.1, it could indeed mark the final step before cable considers pulling fiber all the way to [...]

Father Knows Best

Oct 22, 2012 |

Light Reading Video "Father Knows Best" Jeff Baumgartner “Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini 'Father of the Cable Modem' offers his opinion on the emerging Docsis 3.1 platform and if the project represents the final step before [...]

Rouzbeh Yassini The Father of the Modern Modem

Oct 1, 2012 |

West Virginia University Magazine "Rouzbeh Yassini, The Father of the Modern Modem" Diana Mazzella “Our inspiration came from that fact that we knew—beyond any question—that access to broadband Internet connectivity would be an [...]

Cable TV Pioneers Name 2012 Class

Apr 13, 2012 |

Broadband Tech Report "Cable TV Pioneers Name 2012 Class" By BTR Staff “The Cable Television Pioneers class of 2012 will be officially inducted at the organization's annual banquet on May 20 in Boston. ” [...]

Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini Authors Book Titled Planet Broadband

May 11, 2010 |

Rouzbeh Yassini, the father of the cable modem, has written Planet Broadband, a breakthrough book appealing to a broad audience, including consumers, and business and technical professionals. The book describes not just what broadband [...]

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Newsletters

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

Helping Entrepreneurs Deploy Affordable TVWS Systems

Aug 1, 2017 |

Microsoft announced last month that it is proposing a $10 billion dollar effort to connect 23.4 million Americans in rural areas to broadband. Hello,The phrase “$10 billion investment” is an eyecatcher.It caught [...]

Privacy and Security in a Networked World

Apr 1, 2017 |

“Typically the end user has no knowledge that the low layer 802 network he relies on for access to his information can be used to identify where he is physically located and, via [...]

New Hampshire Broadband Mapping and Planning

Aug 18, 2016 |

“An additional 5,587 residents, or almost 17% of the population, have internet access at speeds that are not considered broadband, while 1,648 residents, or 5% of the population, have no access at [...]

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