Race to gigabit Internet service takes off

With the “irrational exuberance” of the early Internet economy, speculators spent billions laying thousands of miles of fiber optic cable for backhaul, expecting Internet use would continue growing at the unprecedented rates of the late 1990s. As part of the great dot com bust of 2000, however, most of the speculators went...

White Space Test Network Launched in Iowa

In conjunction with the Iowa Communications Network, Declaration Network Group (DNG) provided an initial installation of a base station and three Wi-Fi hot spots to determine how White Space technology is adapted within the local environment.  The site location for the test program is Monticello High School, located approximately 30...

Iowa Improves Broadband Access

Connect Iowa’s New Broadband Figures Show Availability Increases – http://www.connectednation.org/connect-iowa%E2%80%99s-new-broadband-figures-show-availability-increases

Super Wi-Fi, Incentive Auctions and the Emerging Unlicensed Economy

The airwaves that are open and unlicensed already generate more than $220 billion a year through Wi-Fi and other technologies for the U.S. economy. And unlicensed access to vacant TV Band spectrum – the TV White Spaces – has already spurred deployments to connect unserved rural households and at universities and libraries.


Bob Nichols, CEO Bob Nichols is an accomplished business development executive with over 25 years of experience in high tech, telecommunications and startup ventures. He led the business development efforts at Neustar prior to founding DNG developing new business operations supporting strategic telecommunications policies implementations and database interconnection operations. Bob...