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Connecting America, Chapter 4: ‘Broadband Competition and Innovation Policy’

Twenty-five years ago, the World Wide Web did not exist. Very few Americans had even seen a mobile phone, and...

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FCC16 hours ago

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

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Artificial Intelligence17 hours ago

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

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Broadband Roundup1 day ago

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

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Privacy and Security5 days ago

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

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Open Access6 days ago

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

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Education7 days ago

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

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Broadband Roundup1 week ago

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

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Open Access1 week ago

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

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Digital Inclusion2 weeks ago

FCC Commissioner Starks Touts High-Speed Internet as the ‘Great Equalizer’ at Broadband Communities Event

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Digital Inclusion2 weeks ago

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr Links 5G Deployment and T-Mobile Merger to Addressing Digital Divide

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Broadband Mapping & Data2 weeks ago

Broadband Data From Providers Needs to be Checked With Data From Users, Say Panelists at Mapping Event

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Broadband Mapping2 weeks ago

‘Mapping America’s Broadband’ Video from SHLB’s AnchorNets Conference Showcases and Educates

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House of Representatives2 weeks ago

C-Band Hearing Showcases Divisions Over Auctions, Uses of Radio Frequencies

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China2 weeks ago

China’s Technology, Economy and Military Are All Advancing at an Alarming Rate, Say CSIS Panelists

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Privacy and Security3 weeks ago

Republican and Democratic Senators Agree that Big Tech is Hoarding the Value of Consumers’ Digital Data

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Broadband's Impact3 weeks ago

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Praises Agency’s Work in Promoting High-Speed Internet at ‘Broadband Heros’ Event

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House of Representatives3 weeks ago

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Tell Congress that Its Cryptocurrency Promotes Financial Inclusivity

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Free Speech3 weeks ago

Social Media Both a Cause of and Solution to Epidemic of ‘Fake news,’ Say Panelists at AEI Event

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Antitrust3 weeks ago

Broadband Roundup: Bill Aims to Make Social Media Interoperable, Colorado Drops T-Mobile Lawsuit, Indian Country Very Unconnected

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Africa4 weeks ago

Africa’s Informal Sector Marred by Small Manufacturing Base and Low Technology Adoption, Brookings Experts Say

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Spectrum4 weeks ago

Wireless Internet Providers Excited About Multiple Spectrum Sharing Opportunities, Including FCC Priority Access

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Open Access4 weeks ago

Idaho Falls City Council Votes to Extend High Speed Fiber Network to Entire City, in Partnership With UTOPIA FIber

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Broadband Mapping4 weeks ago

FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks Gives the Broadband Scoreboard at SHLB: FCC Maps-0, Libraries-1

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Senate4 weeks ago

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Tackles Question of Public Versus Private Auction of C-Band Spectrum

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FCC4 weeks ago

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr Touts Work on Enhancing Telehealth and Flexible Spectrum

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Free Speech4 weeks ago

Internet Industry Under the Microscope as House Committee Grills Witnesses on Liability for Online Content

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Antitrust4 weeks ago

Big Tech Gets a Big Lashing by Democratic Presidential Candidates, on Antitrust, Section 230 and Data Privacy

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China1 month ago

China Experts Advise Political Leaders to Tone Down Disputes, Cite Benefits of Bilateral Trade with China

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Broadband Data1 month ago

With or Without Negative Latency, Google Stadia Likely to Massively Churn Broadband Bandwidth

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Broadband Roundup1 month ago

Broadband Roundup: FCC Authorizes More Connect America Funding, NextLink Expands Coverage, Connected Nation in Ohio

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5G1 month ago

Questions of Public vs. Private Auction and Role of 5G Spectrum Dominate Conference on C-Band

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Expert Opinion1 month ago

Ron Quirk: FCC Again Proposes to Enlarge Service Areas for Wireless Public Access Licenses

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Net Neutrality1 month ago

D.C. Circuit’s Decision in Net Neutrality Case Likely to Open New Fronts of Attack Against FCC

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National Broadband Plan1 month ago

Sanders, Warren and Buttigieg: Democratic Presidential Candidates With a Broadband Plan

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Antitrust1 month ago

Broadband Roundup: Comcast vs. Google, Sprint’s Open 5G Network, Ransomware Rises

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Net Neutrality1 month ago

D.C. Circuit Court Upholds FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Repeal of Net Neutrality, But Allows States to Fill the Void

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Broadband Mapping & Data2 months ago

Comments on Digital Opportunity Data Collection Largely Supportive of FCC’s New Mapping Initiative

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Broadband Roundup2 months ago

FCC Commissioner Starks Charges Malfeasance by Sprint, Spectrum Sharing Bill, Facebook’s Rules for Pols

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Antitrust2 months ago

Senators Continue to Grill Witnesses About Perceived Lack of Antitrust Enforcement Against Big Tech

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Tribal Broadband2 months ago

Wireless Broadband Likely to be a Key Component in Getting Broadband to Tribal Country

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