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Steve Blum’s Blog: Ag tech grows in an ecosystem of wireless connectivity

By Steve BlumTellus Venture Associates December 31, 2020 — Monterey, CA How to get connectivity in the field? If wireline connectivity is available, that’s wonderful, but it’s also rare. Agriculture is increasingly dependent on bespoke […]

Steve Blum: AT&T kills wired broadband service for half a million Californians

By Steve Blum AT&T kills wired broadband service for half a million Californians By Steve BlumTellus Venture AssociatesSpecial to Santa Cruz Tech Beat (Photo: Contributed) October 22, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA AT&T’s decision to […]

Steve Blum: AT&T, cable company money buys obedience from California assembly, and slow broadband for everyone else

By Steve Blum Tellus Venture Associates Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat (Photo: Contributed) September 2, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA A last minute push to convince democratic leaders in the California assembly to allow […]

Steve Blum: Showdown time for California’s broadband future

By Steve Blum Tellus Venture Associates Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat (Photo: Contributed) April 26, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Like a gut shot gunfighter with nothing to lose, assembly bill 570 is both […]

Steve Blum: California legislators lean toward faster broadband standard, as committees wrap up work

By Steve Blum Tellus Venture Associates Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat April 14, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Two competing broadband infrastructure bills faced final committee votes yesterday in the California legislature. Both passed […]

Steve Blum: Quick changes coming for California broadband subsidy fund to plug covid-19 gaps

By Steve Blum Tellus Venture Associates April 14, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA More money might soon be flowing from the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) to meet critical broadband service needs that have been given renewed […]

Steve Blum: SB 917 is a plausible PG&E public buyout plan, if the public wants to pay the price

By Steve Blum Tellus Venture Associates February 11, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA A credible PG&E public takeover plan is on the table in the California legislature. Senator Scott Wiener (D – San Francisco) introduced […]

Steve Blum: Newsom vetoes California broadband development bills

By Steve Blum Tellus Venture Associates October 15, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Governor Gavin Newsom killed the only two bills on his desk that might have improved broadband infrastructure and service in California. The […]

Steve Blum: Hope for California’s net neutrality law, as court upholds repeal of federal rules

  By Steve Blum Tellus Venture Associates Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat October 2, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA The Federal Communications Commission’s republican majority acted properly and within the limits of its authority […]

Steve Blum: Salinas, AT&T sign master pole license agreement with small cell design standards and $750 annual rent, sorta

By Steve Blum Tellus Venture Associates Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat September 30, 2019 — Salinas, CA AT&T and the City of Salinas hedged their bets and signed a master license agreement for attaching […]

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