|Posted by alex_fierros on May 15, 2017 at 10:05 AM|
May Golden Gate Chapter History: 1988: Bay Area Internet (BAI) channels MTV, CNN and ESPN were turned over this week. 1989: Hearst properties, working on our purchase with Ron Cotton. 1991: Proctored Saturday SCTE testing in Pleasanton. 1992: Pedestal policy, a 1st attempt on a "politically correct" policy we hope the city’s will sign off on. Harry Long is sends a "rough draft" of a "POP" program that I hope his company "Long Systems" will develop. 1993: Richard COVELL with Texscan comes to San Jose to discuss rebuild plans which include discussion on "Fiber to the curb". 1995: Bay Bridge, Pac Bell is reluctant to share the fiber, but is being forced to do so by Cal Trans. @Home and Smart Valley to beta test will be launched soon - full launch estimated to be 1st Qtr. 1996. Starfish is PG&E's concept to keep power delivery interruptions at 4 minutes a year. 1997: DCT-1000 discussion, 1st generation of cables digital converter. 2001: Roger Collins passes cat 7 SCTE certification.