Category Archives: Networking

Flashback Friday: Your traffic is just going to degrade our perfect network link

Flashback Friday: Your traffic is just going to degrade our perfect network link This IT pilot fish and his co-workers have spent a week in heated discussions with the networking group. The subject: some major network problems between two particular sites. Why heated? Networking swears it can’t see any problems on the lines, so […]

What's next for 5G in the U.S.? | TECH(talk)

What’s next for 5G in the U.S.? | TECH(talk) 5G has been getting more and more buzz over the past few months, but very few people have actually experienced its promised high speeds. Customers in the U.S. are still months–if not years–away from widespread 5G coverage. PCWorld’s Michael Simon is one of the lucky […]

U.S. government voices concerns about China's involvement in 5G

U.S. government voices concerns about China’s involvement in 5G As the global push toward 5G continues to pick up speed, government officials in the U.S. continue to have concerns about China’s growing dominance in the 5G market. One U.S. senator, Sen. Mark Warner, has concerns about Chinese telecom companies paving the way for 5G […]

With two microwaves, all power in the city would go down

With two microwaves, all power in the city would go down Law firm is located in an old house that has been converted to offices and then, at a later date, brought into the internet age — somewhat less convincingly. Firm calls in IT consultant pilot fish because it’s been experiencing regular network problems. […]

Throwback Thursday: That’s entertainment!

Throwback Thursday: That’s entertainment! Back when broadband wasn’t so broad, video editors at this news organization are complaining that the network is so slow, it’s impeding their efficiency, reports a pilot fish on the scene. “A sniffer was placed on the network to isolate the problem,” fish says. “Problem identified: One editor, while editing […]