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Yassini Leads Successful IRYStec M&A

In April 2020 after a nearly 7 month effort, in the midst of a global pandemic, considerable market meltdown and decline, Dr. Yassini finalized the strategic merger and acquisition of IRYStec by Faurecia, a global leader in automotive technology companies based in France.

A Message to WVU 2020 Grads

West Virginia University Statler College Alumnus, Rouzbeh Yassini, Ph.D. sent a call to action to 2020 graduates as they attended their virtual graduation ceremony. For 2020 graduates, there is a perceptible sentiment of uncertainty and disappointment. In truth, the WVU Class of 2020 has been gifted an unprecedented opportunity to simultaneously impact the way we live and the way we work as we move forward.

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

The Advancement Of Broadband Over The Years

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 [...]

A Decade of DOCSIS

Mar 20, 2009 |

Cable Digital News "A Decade of Docsis" Jeff Baumgartner Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini,"Father of the Cable Modem" had some interesting opinions to share about the future of Docsis recently, but recognizing the 10-year anniversary [...]

Rouzbeh Yassini Fulfills a Tall Order

Dec 31, 1998 |

“This proclaimed "father of the cable modem" was one of the first to recognize the potential of a marriage between cable TV technology and data networking-and the first to do something about it.” by [...]

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Newsletters

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

Local and National Broadband Initiatives

May 18, 2016 |

“… interfaces based on IEEE 802 standards are put in to service on a global basis at the rate of 100 per second 24/7/365. That’s 3 billion per year and growing.” [...]

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Humanity

Good Thoughts, Good Words And Good Deeds Of The People Of The World

Connecting West Virginia

Mar 8, 2016 |

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 [...]

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