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Broadband Roundup: More on the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, 5G National Advocacy, and Policy Hackers

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Smart Cities2 days ago

Smart Cities Connect to Hold 2020 Global Event Honoring 50 Smart Projects

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

NTIA3 days ago

Panelists on NTIA Broadband Webinar Say Smart Buildings Boost Civic Resiliency and Public Health

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Senate3 days ago

Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Subject of Debate at Senate Commerce Committee Hearing on the Future

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Privacy and Security4 days ago

FTC Settlement with YouTube Has Creators Upset and Worried About FTC Approach to Children’s Privacy

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Artificial Intelligence4 days ago

Government Needs to Step Up and Regulate AI Algorithms, Argue Authors at Brookings Institution

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

FCC Workshops5 days ago

Indian Tribes Will Have Six-Month Window of Opportunity to Apply for Former EBS Spectrum at 2.5 GigaHertz

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Antitrust1 week ago

Panelists at CES 2020 Disagree About Both the Problem and the Solution in Tackling Big Tech

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Broadband's Impact1 week ago

Lack of Broadband Access Remains a Significant Obstacle for Farmers Seeking to Use Digital Technology

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Smart Cities1 week ago

Panelists at CES 2020 Consider Crucial Role of Public Safety in Smart City Infrastructure

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Section 2301 week ago

Section 230 Immunity Isn’t Popular in Many Places. But at CES 2020, Techies Huddle and Applaud the Law

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Broadband Mapping & Data1 week ago

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Announces Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, Highlighting 25 Mbps Download Speed Requirement

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Innovation2 weeks ago

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Announces AV 4.0, a New Set of Federal Principles for Self-Driving Cars

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Social Media2 weeks ago

House Democrats Grill Facebook Witness, Tech Officials on Social Media Disinformation

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Privacy and Security2 weeks ago

Federal Trade Commission Chair Joseph Simons Talks Competition, Seeks Modern Privacy and Consumer Protection Statue

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

5G2 weeks ago

At CES 2020, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Touts Role of 5G, Unlicensed Spectrum

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Open Access3 weeks ago

UTOPIA Fiber: A Model Open-Access Network

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

5G1 month ago

Broadband Roundup: House Democrats Criticize FCC on T-Mobile Merger, Kansas City Broadband, 5G in LA

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

FCC1 month ago

FCC Takes Two Actions Promoting Spectrum Sharing, Also Implements 988 as Suicide Hotline

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

FCC1 month ago

Telephony Industry Rises to the Challenge of Robocalls, With Legislation, Regulation and Enforcement Close Behind

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Broadband Mapping & Data1 month ago

Lifeline Remains the Best Method for Connecting All Americans, Says FCC’s Geoffrey Starks

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Smart Cities1 month ago

Connectivity and Mobility Are Key Pillars of Metropolitan Development, Say Congresswomen at Smart City Event

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Privacy and Security1 month ago

Lawmakers, Prosecutors and Big Tech Companies Spar at Senate Hearing Over Unlocking Encryption

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Antitrust1 month ago

Advocates for Antitrust Enforcement Say Consumer Welfare Standard Only One Layer of Competition Law

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Senate1 month ago

In Law More Than a Year, MOBILE Now Advocates Say Act Requires Further Implementation for 5G Deployment

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Antitrust2 months ago

Broadband Roundup: Texas Reaches T-Mobile Settlement, Closing the ‘Homework Gap,’ Broadcast Ownership

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Open Access2 months ago

UTOPIA Fiber Announces Completion of Latest Round of Funding, a $48 Million Network Expansion

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

China2 months ago

Prakash Sangam: China’s Huawei Clones Are Greater Threat to National Security than Huawei

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Privacy and Security2 months ago

The California Consumer Privacy Act Lets People Know What Information is Collected, But Can’t Stop It

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Broadband Roundup2 months ago

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Announces Public Auction of C-Band, Connecticut Peels Back Broadband Barriers

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

China2 months ago

Commerce Department Extends Huawei Temporary General License For 90 Days

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Antitrust2 months ago

T-Mobile’s Acquisition of Sprint Passes Federal Muster, But 16 States Press On in Opposition

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Broadband Roundup2 months ago

Comcast Touts 100 Gigabit Service, SHLB Seeks Reconsideration on Telehealth, Senate Clears Emergency Communications

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

FCC2 months ago

As Next Year’s C-Band Auction Looms, FCC Officials Reflect on Innovation in Spectrum Auctions

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Artificial Intelligence2 months ago

Problems of Lack of Transparency Pervade Issues of Algorithms in Artificial Intelligence

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Broadband Roundup2 months ago

New Hampshire Plans a Broadband System, Microsoft on Californian Privacy, and Google Collects Medical Data

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Privacy and Security2 months ago

As Technology Enables Employer Mass-Surveillance, Activists Say Current Privacy Laws Benefit the Wealthy

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Open Access2 months ago

UTOPIA Fiber Announces Partnerships with Morgan, Utah, Idaho Falls, and Other Cities

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Education2 months ago

State Educational Technology Officials Say Better Broadband Necessary for Pedagogy and Equity

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Broadband Roundup2 months ago

Ajit Pai Discusses 5G in Geopolitical Context, TIA on 5G Supply Chain, Benton Institute’s Vision for 2020s

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...

Open Access2 months ago

UTOPIA Fiber, Largest Open-Access Network in U.S., Announces Partnership with Morgan, Utah

In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency...