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Tower Climbing safety videos

Here you can find some tower safety videos on how to insure your tower technicians are working safely. For more videos on tower safety, click here.

IP addressing tools

The following tools can aid you while assigning IP addresses: The IP Subnet Mask Calculator enables subnet network calculations using network class, IP address, subnet mask, subnet bits, mask bits, maximum […]

Tribal Broadband Bootcamp 03 Virtual Session 2 - IP Addressing and Fiber

This virtual training video discusses some basics of IP addressing and then moves into a discussion about planning for a fiber network.

Fiber Optic Project 101

Why Fiber Optic Networks are Preferred •Virtually unlimited speed, limited only by the equipment you place on the ends of the fiber •Can carry signals for long distances –Undersea fiber […]

Fiber Optic Testing Tools

•The visual fault locator is required and they are cheap.  It is tone and trace for fiber. •The light source and power meter aren’t required, but are useful as it […]

IP Addressing Routing
Fiber splicing

Fiber Optic Splicing •Fiber optic cable is spliced one optical fiber at a time •Recommended technique is to fusion splice fiber –Fusion splicing melts two ends of bare optical fibers […]

Wireless Networking in the Developing World

“This book is a practical guide to designing and building wireless networks in local communities, enhancing lives through improved communication, access to information for educational, social and economic growth. Its […]

DIY Wireless ISP (WISP)

This guide is focused on the very earliest stages of starting a WISP - determining feasibility up through connecting the first few customers. It includes step by step information. https://startyourownisp.com

Fiber Optic Association Reference Guide

This is the FOA's Guide To Fiber Optics & Premises Cabling. It includes almost a thousand pages of materials created by the FOA covering the basics to advanced topics on […]

Neighborhood Network Construction Kit Do-it-ourselves Guide to Community Networks

The Neighborhood Network Construction Kit is a set of documentation resources from the Open Technology Institute. Open Technology has used these tools in workshops around the world and in the […]

A complete guide to fiber optic internet

This resources form OTELCO provides an overview of fiber optics, DSL, cable, and fixed wireless networks. It also provides information on the benefits of broadband, construction methods, and finance and […]

Configuring SIM Cards & Adding Users
Setting Up The eNodeB
Intro to EPC (Evolved Packet Core)

This video provides information on EPC and the four main parts of LTE.

2022 Tribal Broadband Bootcamp (Session 4 - Fiber)

This session take an in-depth look at fiber networks. Supporting resource:

2021 Tribal Wireless Bootcamp (Session 6)

This session discusses LTE basics.

2021 Tribal Wireless Bootcamp (Session 5)

This session discusses wireless configuration.

2021 Tribal Wireless Bootcamp (Session 2)

This session discusses wireless and wired networks.

2022 Tribal Broadband Bootcamp (Session 2)

This session discusses digital literacy, the NDIA (The National Digital Inclusion Alliance), digital navigators, best practices for wireless and open source LTE, and business models. Supporting links\videos: Why LTE? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ6UEoKDEr0 […]

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