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Honoring Walt Hildenbrand

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 at SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo®, Rouzbeh Yassini will present the initial donation of $40,000 to the Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. Scholarship fund. Wilt’s daughter, will present the Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. Under 40 Rising Leader Award for the first time since being renamed in honor of her dad, during the Annual Awards Luncheon the following day, also at Cable-Tec Expo

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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.”

Empowered |Enabled | Available | Affordable

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Women in Mathematics Day

May 12, 2019 |0 Comments

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 Tehran and studied at Sharif University before attending Harvard for her graduate [...]

Light Reading Hall of Fame 2019

May 8, 2019 |0 Comments

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 work in the field of advancing telecommunications is once again recognized as [...]

Anna Eskamani Wins Florida House District 47

Nov 6, 2018 |0 Comments

Orlando Weekly 11/6/2018 "Anna Eskamani beats Stockton Reeves in Florida House District 47" By Monivette Cordeiro First-time Democratic candidate Anna Eskamani walloped Republican businessman Stockton Reeves in the race for Florida House District 47. With all precincts reporting in Orange County, Eskamani won about 57 [...]

Yassini Receives 2004 Vanguard Award

Mar 16, 2018 |0 Comments

Broadcasting Cable "Broadband Is His Baby" By Glen Dickson “-And Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini wonders what it will be when it grows up” Widely known as the father of the cable modem, Rouzbeh Yassini has played a pivotal role in the cable industry's successful deployment of high-speed-data services, [...]

Cable TV Pioneers 50th Anniversary Keynote Address

Jun 8, 2016 |0 Comments

Rouzbeh Yassini delivers the keynote address at the 50th Anniversary of the Cable TV Pioneers Dinner in Boston.  His request of them was to join him at BCoE in funding research and innovation to enable us to connect the millions of Americans with affordable, universal broadband [...]

Connecting West Virginia

Mar 8, 2016 |0 Comments

West Virginia Executive “Connecting West Virginia” By Samantha Cart “Over the last decade, high-speed internet has become a necessity in business, education and health care.” West Virginia leaders and legislators continue to push fast, reliable broadband to revitalize the struggling economy, Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini offers [...]

Newsletters

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

Helping Entrepreneurs Deploy Affordable TVWS Systems

Aug 1, 2017 |0 Comments

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 my attention when Microsoft announced it could spend up to that amount [...]

Privacy and Security in a Networked World

Apr 1, 2017 |0 Comments

“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 pattern recognition, provide information about the types of end points he may [...]

New Hampshire Broadband Mapping and Planning

Aug 18, 2016 |0 Comments

“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 all.” Hello, I saw some good news last month coming [...]

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