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March 2019

AT&T and Verizon Spearhead Granular Broadband Mapping Program With Address-Level Availability

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 - The nation's leading telecommunications companies on Thursday announced a new broadband mapping pilot initiative that aims to geolocate each address in the country, and link each location with broadband providers that offer service to that address. At a launch event joined by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, the broadband… Keep Reading

Broadband's Impact/NTIA

New Mexico Hosts Broadband Summit on Friday, March 22: ‘The Future of Broadband in our State’

BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: New Mexico Hosts their next broadband summit on March 22, 2019, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. BROADBAND SUMMIT Conference title: Connecting New Mexico – The Future of Broadband in our State BROADBAND SUMMIT Conference title: Connecting New Mexico – The Future of Broadband in our State Date: Friday, March 22 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.… Keep Reading

How the Farm Bill and the USDA ReConnect Program May Help Narrow a Rural Digital Divide

Editor's Note: The most recent edition of Broadband Communities Magazine features a special section on rural broadband, including this overview piece about the passage of the Agricultural Improvement Act and the ReConnect. Incidentally, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's series of webinars on the program continue with events on Tuesday, March 12; Thursday, March 14; and Wednesday,… Keep Reading

Net Neutrality

Democrats in Congress Attempt to Reinstate Net Neutrality with Maneuver Against FCC

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2019 - On Wednesday, 46 House and Senate Democrats moved forward with legislation that would codify so-called "network neutrality" legislation into law, bypassing a court dispute over their repeal by the Trump administration Federal Communications Commission. The Save the Internet Act of 2019 would once re-instate network neutrality rules using an approach… Keep Reading

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