Broadband News of Interest - June

Broadband News

Internet articles about education, public safety, healthcare and government in relation to the broadband industry.

#CareerBytes: How can a non-techie learn to code?
In this tech-driven world, learning how to code is no longer limited to software engineers or IT professionals.
Coding has become a must-have skill even for people with non-technical backgrounds - including those into marketing, business development, finance, and sales - whether it's for career advancement, personal growth, or improving digital literacy.
Source: NewsBytes

50 Billion Internet Of Things Connections Projected By 2022
The number of connected Internet of Things sensors and devices will exceed 50 billion by 2022, according to a new market forecast by Juniper Research. That will be a growth rate of 140% over the next four years, an increase from an estimated 21 billion connected devices this year.
Source: MediaPost

School Buses Become Wi-Fi Hot Spots
Looking to capitalize on this transportation downtime, and to provide students with an opportunity to get a jump on their homework, some school districts have begun installing Wi-Fi hot spots on their buses.
Source: Center for Digital Education

Screen-Free Strategies for the Summer
Sharing information and strategies you can implement this summer to help keep your children, devices and personal information safe and secure.
Source: StaySafeOnline

AT&T will invest $2 billion into FirstNet to facilitate the dedicated public safety network’s rural deployment
The company says it expects many public safety agencies and commercial customers will begin switching to its service as the public safety network is expanded in under-connected regions.
Source: Statescoop

How much did a personal computer cost the year you were born?
Once wildly expensive and inaccessible but to the very rich, computers today are one of the most ubiquitous technologies worldwide. 24/7 Wall Street identified the price of a specific computer representative of each year between 2016 and 1971 -- the year the first personal computer was released.
Source: USA Today