Nomination of Alvaro Bedoya to the FTC can also advance to the floor following a party-line vote.
Recent policy talks have pushed for more focus on middle-mile with future funding from infrastructure bill money.
Co-ops have the chance to support education, healthcare and work-from-home coming out of the coronavirus pandemic.
Community broadband data can be collected by harnessing the power of the individual.
Davidson said that he hopes to avoid inter-agency conflicts such as last month’s dispute with airlines over 5G interference.
The luminary emphasized literacy on cybersecurity and accessibility features for disabled individuals.
A Senate Judiciary bill is facing industry criticism on its effectiveness.
Commentators concerned existing middle-mile infrastructure not used to drive last-mile home.
The agency’s results over these years indicate the versatility of fiber in critical infrastructure projects.
Results of verifications, audits and speed and latency testing for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund will be made public.
The Senate Commerce Committee will vote on Sohn’s renomination after confirmation efforts stalled last year.
Broadband providers must now create “broadband nutrition labels” which list pricing and speed information.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says the state’s current plans, assisted by the IIJA, will connect everyone in the state.
Funneling of infrastructure funds through states differs from Obama-era broadband programs.
The president urged wireless carriers to comply with the aviation industry’s requests for further delays on new network launches.
The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.
With infrastructure bill, there is no longer a shortage of funds for states to expand their broadband infrastructure, consultants said.
Attendees questioned how digital equity progress can be measured and how underserved populations are educated on technology use.
Lawmakers chastised the companies for providing little information in response to past committee inquiries.
The commissioner noted the peril democracy and citizen privacy finds themselves in around the world.
Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
The innovators say collecting data on growing conditions is key to securing global food supplies.
Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Shelley Moore Capito listed infrastructure fund disbursement among their foremost focuses for the coming year.
The sister of a federal officer shot on duty says Facebook knowingly radicalized his killers.
The expansion will bring fiber-to-the-home to residents of two additional Utahn cities.
Industry bigwigs say the decision paves the way for next-generation Wi-Fi.
NY's Brad Hoylman introduced legislation that would attempt to control how social media handles users’ speech.
The report notes need for separating broadband access data from other consumer stats.
Nevada, Louisiana, American Samoa and Puerto Rico will join.
Broadband Breakfast is kicking off a year-in-review with key developments in digital infrastructure.
Event with the former Secretary of State discusses our current lack of knowledge on how to responsibly harness AI’s power.
Experts say continued investment in telehealth is necessary to improve care systems.
A judge ruled Facebook cannot be held liable for securities fraud in data leaks related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Industry officials say the commission’s approach to E-rate competition would burden applicants.
NTIA is likely to continue to oversee the $42.5 billion for broadband from the IIJA.
Committed discussed big companies shutting smaller ones out of the marketplace.
Commerce and Treasury departments will bar investment and exports for Beijing-aligned companies.
The committee did not raise Gigi Sohn’s nomination during its meeting.
New documents allegedly reveal Huawei is more involved with Chinese surveillance than previously known.
They also believe Alan Davidson will be viewed more favorably to head the NTIA.