ALERT: Proposed San Francisco Ordinance Jeopardizes MDU Owner Wiring Control

Published November 1st, 2016 by Valerie

There is currently a proposed ordinance for the city of San Francisco that would give control of the MDU wiring to the residents as opposed to the owners. The opening of the ordinance reads:

“Ordinance amending the Police Code to prohibit owners of multiple occupancy buildings from interfering with the choice of communications services providers by occupants, establish requirements for communications services providers to obtain access to multiple occupancy buildings, and establish remedies for violation of the access requirement.”

Obviously this is something that would impact service providers and owners alike. As the voice of the industry in the MDU space ... 

MBC 2016 Conference Details - Broadband Communities

Published August 24th, 2016 by Valerie

Broadband Communities recently published a guest post from Multifamily Broadband Council with regard to our upcoming conference in November. Read Join Us at the MBC Conference and find out about the history of the event and the exciting things we will be addressing in Dallas November 16-17, 2016. See you there!


Published July 28th, 2016 by Valerie

In the July issue of Broadband Communities, MBC Technology Committee member Jim Clark of Harmonic, Inc., tackles the topic of Managed Wi-Fi, and shares some strategies on how it can be implemented affordably over existing coax. 

FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Upheld by Appeals Court

Published June 15th, 2016 by Valerie

It was a split decision that upheld the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules that were originally brought via the Open Internet Order of June 2015. Opponents cite paid prioritization and the imposing of common carriage laws on Internet networks as some reasons why appeals will likely continue. For more details on the ruling, visit Consumerist

Charter - Time Warner $78 Billion Merger

Published June 3rd, 2016 by Valerie

Despite public criticism and a civil lawsuit brought by the Justice Department's Anti-Trust division, in late April the FCC approved the merger that would make Charter Communications the second dominant broadband provider next to Comcast, with its purchase of Time Warner and absorption of Brighthouse Networks. Conditions on the deal include ...

Multifamily Broadband Challenges - Technology Evolution

Published June 2nd, 2016 by Valerie

Read the latest article by our MBC Technology Committee in the May/June issue of Broadband Communities magazine. In this issue we cover Multifamily Broadband Challenges, examining how owners and providers can plan for the ever-increasing demand for service, and for the continual evolution in technology. 

MBC Conference is Set for November 2016

Published May 31st, 2016 by Valerie

Given the upcoming election, we have selected Dallas, TX as our conference location in November, immediately after the NMHC OpTech Conference so that our members attending could combine the travel and save on costs. We look forward to you joining us at the DoubleTree Dallas Hotel at Market Center November 16-17, 2016. Agenda items being finalized so far as we ...


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