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August 19, 2021

Hudson Valley Wireless partners with six counties (Clinton, Essex, Frankin, Hamilton, Warren and Washington) to jointly apply to a new broadband grant program from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s.

https://www.news10.com/news/six-north-country-counties-pushing-for-grant-that-would-expand-broadband-reach/ 

August 9, 2021

Hudson Valley Wireless helps Lewis County Planning Department successfully cornered funds to bring broadband internet to more than 1,000 unserved homes in Lewis County

https://www.nny360.com/communitynews/business/broadband-grant-by-northern-border-regional-commission-to-bring-broadband-to-denmark-area/article_21355193-5720-593a-82e8-185d12059a8d.html

June 16, 2021 – Hudson Valley Wireless projects and engineering were featured during the Tug Hill Commission Broadband Series

June 10, 2021

Hudson Valley Wireless provides support for Wasington County Tourism Event – Meeting of the Minds 

https://m.facebook.com/events/828945574393420

June 10, 2021

Hicks Orchard to kick off summer music program
NEWS10 ABC GRANVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Hicks Orchard, New York’s oldest U-Pick … is co-sponsoring the music series along with Hudson Valley Wireless. 

Link

June 9, 2021

Hudson Valley Wireless connects Hicks Orckard and provides support for summer concert series

https://poststar.com/news/local/orchard-launching-summer-concert-series/article_d0fc9cc4-94e8-57c1-98de-2d57f255d42f.html 

April 27, 2021 – Hudson Valley Wireless was awarded the WISPA Triumph Award at WISPAMERICA in Dallas, TX

http://wispa.org/news_manager.php?page=23744

April 25, 2021 – Hudson Valley Wireless was voted Best of the Region in the Reader’s Choice Awards in the Post Star

https://poststar.com/special-section/best-of-the-region-4-25-2021/pdf_41823f26-a37d-11eb-aa7f-cb037e2ab362.html 

February 9, 2020 – Hilltown internet coverage is expanding, but affordability is still a concern.

To use Starlink’s satellite service, residents will have to front $500 for the necessary hardware, as well as shipping and tax, which brings the total sign-up cost to nearly $600. Service will cost $99 per month, which is nearly twice as expensive as the cheapest rate advertised by Hudson Valley Wireless.

https://altamontenterprise.com/02092021/hilltown-internet-coverage-expanding-affordability-still-concern 

December 22, 2020 – FCC program will provide internet connectivity for some Hilltown residents

Internet access in the Hilltowns has become more necessary than ever because of the Coronavirus pandemic, which forced some residents to work or attend school remotely.

https://altamontenterprise.com/12222020/fcc-program-will-provide-internet-connectivity-some-hilltown-residents

October 28, 2020 -Hudson Valley Wireless presents to Adirondack Land Owners Association 

http://www.adklandowners.org/ 

September 24, 2020 – The Berne Knox Westerlo Central School District in upstate New York is closed and has its students working from home.

Learn how Hudson Valley Wireless is connecting students and faculty

https://insidetowers.com/cell-tower-news-closed-school-weighs-hot-spots-and-fiber-to-reach-rural-students/?utm_source=Inside+Towers+List&utm_campaign=e599598d4f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_09_21_12_53&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_af16c4fc22-e599598d4f-91557021

September 23, 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless partners with Albany County and local schools to connect unserved students

https://cbs6albany.com/news/local/rural-school-districts-have-trouble-connecting-remote-students-to-the-internet

September 22, 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless presented on Google Wireless webinar

Hudson Valley Wireless presents on Google SAS Webinar – Transition to Part 96 CBRS. Our team is working closely with Google engineers to deploy wireless networks. In this webinar, we discuss best practices for deploying equipment and frequency coordination under FCC Part 96 rules.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sS5qmreyTvg&feature=youtu.be

September 12, 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless and Town of New Scotland bring Wi-Fi to Feura Bush Park.

After a series of vandalism incidents over the past six months, the Town of New Scotland partnered with Hudson Valley Wireless to backhaul the traffic for security cameras and provide FREE Wi-Fi service in the Houghtaling Park in Feura Bush.

https://altamontenterprise.com/09112020/new-scotland-bring-wi-fi-feura-bush-park

August 25, 2020 – The Broadband Bunch Podcast

In this episode, we speak with Jason Guzzo, General Manager of Hudson Valley Wireless. Hudson Valley Wireless, primarily located in the Capital Region of New York State, delivers high-speed internet access to homes all across the state, providing broadband access, fiber optic, high capacity microwave, and fixed wireless technology, connecting homes and businesses. Jason Guzzo, General Manager, talks about how the family-owned WISP grew the network from 2-way radios into a true carrier-grade deployment with a small-town culture.

https://soundcloud.com/broadband-bunch/eti-bb-081120-jason-guzzo-v2

August 25, 2020 – 2020 NYSTA Annual Conference

Hudson Valley Wireless presents at the New York State Telecommunications Association 99th Annual Conference

5G and the Rural Telco

http://www.nysta.onefireplace.org/event-3728472

August 20, 2020 – Berne-Knox-Westerlo super says pandemic reopening is a ‘fluid process’

Hudson Valley Wireless partners with Albany County and BKW Schools

https://altamontenterprise.com/08202020/berne-knox-westerlo-super-says-pandemic-reopening-fluid-process

August 13, 2020 – NewsChannel 13’s Emily De Vito reports on Broadband Internet Access in Albany County

Hudson Valley Wireless partners with Albany County and BKW Schools

https://wnyt.com/albany-new-york-news/internet-access-continues-to-be-an-issue-for-many-rural-communities-13-investigates-duanesburg-berne-knox-westerlo/5825707/?cat=10114

May 4, 2020 – New Scotland looking to bring high-speed internet to all residents

The town of New Scotland announced last week that it is working with Colonie-based Hudson Valley Wireless to extend high-speed broadband access to town residents

https://altamontenterprise.com/05042020/new-scotland-looking-bring-high-speed-internet-all-residents

April 17, 2020 – Over 200 Berne-Knox-Westerlo students without internet service will soon have it.

https://altamontenterprise.com/04172020/over-200-berne-knox-westerlo-students-without-internet-service-will-soon-have-it

March 25, 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents at WISPAMERICA 2020 on Broadband Mapping and Strategic Planning

https://wispa.org/wispamerica_2020_sessions.php

March 19, 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless joins FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Pledge to Keep Americans Connected

https://www.lightreading.com/services/205-more-isps-join-pais-keep-americans-connected-pledge-/d/d-id/758351?_mc=RSS_LR_EDT

March 11, 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless Deploys Mavenir’s Cloud-Native LTE vEPC

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200311005212/en/Hudson-Valley-Wireless-Deploys-Mavenir’s-Cloud-Native-LTE

March 17, 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless scheduled to Keynote CBRS discussion at WISPAMERICA 2020

Dallas, TX

February 6th, 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless joins WISPA, Google, Aristotle, Baicells, Alpha Wireless and Cambium Networks to discuss CBRS

January 29, 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless is featured in article by Communications Daily

New York Makes Full-Court Press for RDOF Inclusion Ahead of Vote

https://communicationsdaily.com/

January 2020 – Hudson Valley Wireless is featured in New York State Empire State Development Anual Report

https://esd.ny.gov/sites/default/files/ESD-Annual-Report-2019.pdf

November 13, 2019 – Hudson Valley Wireless is featured in Empire State Development (ESD) Video

STATE OF THE FUTURE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QGl_L0vij0&feature=youtu.be

October 17, 2019 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents at WISPAPALOOZA 2019 in Las Vegas, NV

October 10, 2019 – Google releases production video featuring Hudson Valley Wireless’s CBRS Deployment

October 7, 2019 – WISPA releases Fixed-Wireless – How it Works video featuring Hudson Valley Wireless’s deployment

September 19, 2019 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents at the Competitive Carriers Association annual conference in Providence, RI.

Session: Maximizing the Potential of Fixed Wireless for Regional Carriers

June 25, 2019 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents at Mountain Connect conference in Keystone, CO.

Session: HOW TO OBTAIN FINANCING FOR A BROADBAND PROJECT – GETTING TO A “YES”

https://mountainconnect.org/event/live-oak-bank-wireless-funding-panel/?fbclid=IwAR0gXglg24uwFnm79Aq48Iaanpw1EBcvM0F_zhmYmlnQVqzrrzndOhKuOro

March 18, 2019 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents at WISPAMERICA 2019 in Cincinnati, OH

Grants vs. Debts from Executive View (Funding)

How to Evaluate a Business Case

October 12, 2018 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents at WISPAPALOOZA 2018 in Las Vegas, NV

Starting a WISP 101 (Business Plan)

Site Acquisition Process

Business Intelligence (BI) Systems

September 24, 2018 – Rensselaer County Public Safety uses Mobile Communications Center solutions designed by Hudson Valley Wireless 

https://statetechmagazine.com/media/video/rensselaer-county-ny-uses-mobile-communications-center-advance-public-safety

November 13, 2018 – Albany County Legislature passes Local Law “U” allowing for the placement of High-Speed Broadband Internet equipment on real and personal property owned by Albany County

April 17, 2018 – Hudson Valley Wireless moderated the panel discussion on SITE ACQUISITION PROCESS at WispAmerica 2018 in Birmingham, AL.

Panelists: Elizabeth Bowles – Aristotle / BDAC, Leslie Moylan – Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Andy Main – Shasta and Tim Maylone – Cherry Capital Connection.

March 15, 2018 – Millions in state grants to fund broadband in Hilltowns

https://altamontenterprise.com/03152018/millions-state-grants-fund-broadband-hilltowns

March 8, 2018 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents at the the 30th Annual Cable Academy Conference located at the Kalahari Poconos Resorts in PA.

Picture from the Deploying Rural Broadband panel.

Mark Smith – Director of Broadband Initiatives, Office of PA Gov. Tom Wolf
Jason Guzzo – General Manager, Hudson Valley Wireless
Shawn Beqaj – VP, Regulatory & Interconnection, Armstrong

January 31, 2018 – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the recipients of Round III of the New NY Broadband program

https://www.wktv.com/content/news/Last-round-of-New-NY-Broadband-program-funding-announced-472019073.html 

https://nysbroadband.ny.gov/new-ny-broadband-program/phase-3-awards

March 7, 2017 – McCoy says broadband will expand to Hilltowns

https://altamontenterprise.com/03072017/mccoy-says-broadband-will-expand-hilltowns

July 14, 2016 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents in SMART CITY Forum and Showcase in Saratoga, NY

https://igniteuny.com/smartcity

January 8, 2016 – Hudson Valley Wireless attends New York State Opportunity Agenda announcing plans to provide Broadband for All

https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/10th-proposal-governor-cuomo-s-2016-agenda-dramatically-expand-and-improve-access-high-speed

April 17, 2015 – Hudson Valley Wireless featured on WMHT Broadband Push

https://nynow.wmht.org/blogs/economy/broadband-push-in-new-york/

March 13, 2015 – Hudson Valley Wireless In Albany Works To Bring Internet Access To Local Counties

August 29, 2014 – Hudson Valley Wireless constructs a new tower in Hartford, NY

http://www.hartfordny.com/2014/08/29/hartford-internet-tower/ 

May 14, 2014 – Hudson Valley Wireless partners with Cornell Universities Cooperative Extension, New York State Broadband Program Office and Town of Ballston to support Digital Literacy for Seniors 

https://toblibrary.sals.edu/community/community/ 

September 19, 2019 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents at the Competitive Carriers Association annual conference in Providence, RI.

Session: Maximizing the Potential of Fixed Wireless for Regional Carriers

January 17, 2014 – Hudson Valley Wireless presents at New York Law School during the Advanced Communications Law and Policy Summit 

Attendees include: 

Politicians (Senators, Congressman, Mayors and other Elected Officials)
Regulators (FCC, FTC, Public Service Commission)

Carriers and Industry

May 21, 2013 – Hudson Valley Wireless is awarded $2.7MM Connect NY Broadband Grant

Connecting the Capital Region through Public Private Partnerships

PROJECT PARTNERS
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County, PrimeLink, Rensselaer County, NY and Washington County, NY

 

July 13, 2013 – Internet Speed Gaps in Tech Valley

https://www.timesunion.com/business/article/Internet-speed-gap-in-Tech-Valley-4664046.php

September 1, 2012 – Hudson Valley Wireless forms Public-Private Partnership (P3) with Washington County

https://poststar.com/news/local/washington-county-looks-at-way-to-get-more-broadband-service/article_1967547a-f465-11e1-931d-0019bb2963f4.html