The “New Normal” for SMB UCC and Managed Services

Near-Term Effects of COVID-19:COVID-19 has forced small and medium businesses (SMBs) across all industries to rapidly adjust business operations to comply with federal, state and local pandemic responses and corporate guidelines to keep employees and the public safe.  BCE has identified common themes impacting the UCC (unified communications and collaboration) and managed services markets:» Business … Continue reading The “New Normal” for SMB UCC and Managed Services

What’s the Big Deal About Internet Privacy (Part 4 – What happens next?)

This is the final installment of a series. Here are the links to part 1, 2, and 3.Part 4: The future of internet privacy – what happens next? The debate over the future of internet privacy is far from settled.  Privacy advocates have vowed to fight, while FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is doubling down on his … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal About Internet Privacy (Part 4 – What happens next?)

What’s the Big Deal About Internet Privacy (Part 3)

This is the third installment of a four part series on the recent repeal of the 2015 FCC privacy rule. Here are links to Part 1 and Part 2.Part 3: Stakeholder concerns – who are the winners and losers? The Winners – ISPs and RetailersISPs are the only real winners of the FCC rule roll-back, and honestly, they … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal About Internet Privacy (Part 3)

What’s the Big Deal About Internet Privacy (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a series. Here's the link to part 1, in case you missed it.Part 2: The FCC rule and current policy – what’s the argument, and why does it matter?The argument in favor of the FCC ruling:Supporters of the FCC’s Broadband privacy rules (including 3/5 FCC Commissioners, 2/3 appellate judges, and a … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal About Internet Privacy (Part 2)

What’s the Big Deal About Internet Privacy? (Part 1)

If you follow the news, you might be aware that the 115th Congress just changed some rules around internet privacy.  If you’re aware of the potential implications for consumers you’re probably in the minority.  If you’re able to explain what exactly happened and what it means for the stakeholders involved, you’re in a small group … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal About Internet Privacy? (Part 1)