Officials from Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine and New Mexico outline how they are preparing for broadband funding.
Industry experts detailed best practices for approaching public-private partnerships at Mountain Connect 2022.
State and federal broadband policy experts agreed that partnerships would be instrumental to spending $42.5 billion in broadband funds.
What are the downsides of having too many grant requirements?
What should state leaders be doing to procure a safer, healthier information environment?
In the absence of reliable federal broadband mapping data, communities are taking matters into their own hands.
Expanding access to broadband has been at the top of many of Colorado’s local, state and federal legislators' agendas.
Alan Davidson says NOFO requires that grant recipients offer both low-cost service options and middle-class affordability plans.
The rules will give Capital Projects Fund applicants authority to decide what's 'affordable, reliable, and unserved.'
Muninetworks.org has put together a handy overview of broadband programs - current and pending.
The number of states restricting municipal broadband networks has dropped during the pandemic.
Jamestown is hoping an open access network would make internet more affordable.
The FCC’s May 10 order said schools and libraries could not use connectivity funds to build self-provisioned networks.
A bill dedicating $150 million of anticipated federal funding to create a new state broadband office to coordinate and accelerate […]
Though Washington is home to one of the nation’s fastest growing tech hubs, many communities throughout the state lack adequate […]
January 22, 2021—President Joe Biden designated Rebecca Slaughter as acting chair of the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday. Slaughter has […]
January 22, 2021—President Joe Biden appointed Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel to be the acting chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission Thursday […]
January 12, 2021 — President Donald Trump on Tuesday reacted to the content moderation practices that digital platforms exercised since […]
January 11, 2021 — On Friday, Twitter permanently banned President Donald Trump from the platform, citing the “risk of further […]
January 8, 2021 — Outgoing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai recalled a shift in American views towards China, which […]
January 7, 2021 — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced in a statement posted to his personal page Thursday that […]
January 7, 2021 – The Federal Communications Commission’s January 13 meeting will be Commissioner Nathan Simington’s first and Chairman Ajit […]
January 7, 2021 — The joint session of Congress began on Wednesday afternoon, was delayed by a mob incursion incited […]
Update, 7:07 p.m. ET, January 6, 2021 – Twitter has deleted both of the Tweets identified in the story below. […]
January 6, 2021 – Voters in Georgia showed out to polls in record amounts on Tuesday, surpassing the state’s all-time voting […]
January 5, 2021 — The digital divide afflicting the United States has become even more apparent throughout the pandemic, repositioning […]
January 5, 2021 — The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau on Monday issued a request for public input on […]
January 4, 2021 – Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as House speaker. Her victory means that after two years […]
January 2, 2021 — When the Senate reconvenes on Sunday at 11:45 a.m., the body will gavel in for the […]
Hours after blocking legislation to increase direct payments in the coronavirus stimulus legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday […]
In 2016, political ad spending hit $1.1 billion and it is projected to hit $2.7 billion in 2020, according to […]
December 29, 2020 — On Sunday evening, President Donald Trump signed into law a major coronavirus stimulus package, barely avoiding […]
December 29, 2020 — Smaller internet service providers were critical to fiber growth in 2020, accounting for 88 percent of […]
Changes to the Federal Communications Commission’s review process for certain applications involving foreign ownership go into effect Monday. These new […]
December 23, 2020 — President Donald Trump on Wednesday followed through on his threat to veto the annual defense appropriations […]
December 23, 2020 — Less than a week after President-elect Joe Biden secured a victory in the 2020 presidential election, […]
Congress included a trio of notable and hotly debated intellectual property measures in its multi-trillion-dollar spending and relief package that […]
December 23, 2020 — The last five years have boasted massive strides towards closing the urban-rural broadband and utilities divide, […]
The House of Representatives passed an end of the year omnibus bill on Monday, which included six provisions from the […]
December 22, 2020 – Late Monday night, Congress approved a $900 billion coronavirus relief package sending desperately needed aid to […]