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TXConnect Summit Recap

A few weeks ago, TTA hosted our annual TXConnect Summit in San Antonio (August 15-18, 2021). We had over 170 attendees for the three-day conference — after the past two...

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TTA Executive Director Update September 2021

New State Broadband Office Begins Work on State Broadband Plan Texas Comptroller, Glenn Hegar, recently announced the kickoff of the newly created Broadband Development Office (BDO). The BDO, created by...

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TTA Executive Director Update May 2021

News reporting on the digital divide has increased tenfold since the pandemic started, and in response policymakers at all levels are approving large amounts of taxpayer funded initiatives to help...

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Executive Insights with Gabe Waggoner, Executive Vice President – Operations, Consolidated Communications

By  Sharon Vollman Topic: Priorities ISE: What are 2 of Consolidated’s top network-related priorities in 2021?  Waggoner: Our mission is to turn technology into solutions and to enrich how people work and live....

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Bringing Satellite Options Down to Earth

By  James Trevelyan How MNOs Can Leverage Satellites to Connect the Unconnected — Instant connectivity is a privilege most of us take for granted, but many regions have fallen behind when...

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9 Pitfalls That Can Derail Your Retirement

By Emily Guy Birken There are a number of common pitfalls that can derail a retirement plan. In this article, I'll discuss nine of the most common ways pre-retirees and...

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How I Used Empathy to Lead Through Disruption

By Mark Anderson Everyone remembers that feeling of the first day at a new job. The mix of excitement, trepidation and eagerness is a strong combination of emotions fueling those...

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What 3 characteristics make performance feedback so destructive?

By David Dye Don’t let useless negative feedback sap your team’s motivation. Negative feedback is destructive and all-too-common. There are three common problems that erode the power of these conversations. ...

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How to Use Humor to Conquer Zoom Fatigue

By Angela DeFinis (Human Network Contributor) Bonus: How to Energize Your Presentations — Working remotely is no longer something reserved for freelancers or those on special assignment. Many major companies have...

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TTA Executive Director Update April 2021

Broadband Funds Coming to Texas Several of the latest measures passed by Congress to provide COVID relief also include funds for broadband deployment. Whether in the form of relief designed...

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