High-speed technology is something that is embedded in almost everything we use. From work cubicles to huddle spaces, conference rooms to reception areas, high-speed technology is needed for office areas to be able to be function at their highest potential. However, before worrying about fast, reliable information technology networks, you…


Investing in Real Estate can be very rewarding, but it can also be costly and complicated. Real estate investors are different from stock and bond investors; if you want to invest in real estate, you can use leverage to purchase a property by deciding to put a small portion of…


In order to see success in a real estate investing career, one must have specific disciplines. Being good at one or two won’t get you anywhere. This three-legged chair is vital. Opportunity, capital, and team. …


Are you looking for a new podcast to listen to during your free time or looking to learn more about the telecommunications industry? Here are some of the top podcasts that can help you stay up to date with telecom news and might turn into your next favorite listen.

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Following the events of 2020, many businesses now depend on connectivity more than ever — especially as more employers began to work from home and schools moved online as well. In 2021 we can expect to see additional changes within the industry as we adapt to life during a pandemic.


Michael J. Lauria is an experienced business owner and telecommunications expert located in Boston, Massachusetts. As the head of COMTEL, Inc., Michael strives to offer various telecommunications contracting service, specializing in structured cabling; this includes voice, data, and fiber optics, as well as VolP telephone services.

Founded in 1999, COMTEL…


There are probably not many of us who have not seen at least one episode of Fixer Upper on HGTV. At some point, we have all thought about how hard it could potentially be to buy an investment property, renovate it, then sell it for profit or keep it as…


With technology constantly changing, so does how we communicate with others. A rapid growth that seems to not be slowing down anytime soon. In the world of telecommunications, you will hear many different acronyms, all with different meanings — one of them being VoIP. The acronym “VoIP” stands for Voice…


The thought of telecommunications may seem quite archaic today, especially when we have so much technology at our very fingertips. The term telecommunications has been around since the ’90s. However, the thought of telecommunications being archaic is actually quite wrong. …


More homes than ever are being flipped these days for a profit. Some of those homes will continue to be owned once they have been flipped and turned into rental properties. These properties can be a great means of supplementing income you may already have coming in or become a…

Michael J. Lauria

Michael J. Lauria is a Boston-based telecommunications professional and the President of COMTEL, Inc., who has experience in Real Estate. MichaelJLauria.net

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