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Broadband Roundup2 hours ago

Biden’s Infrastructure Participants, Low-Price Broadband Access, U.S. Versus EU On Broadband

Associations want inclusion in infrastructure plan, BroadbandNow report on state of broadband, and report says U.S. leads EU on broadband.

Big Tech22 hours ago

Lina Khan Pitches Ideas For Regulating Big Tech In Nomination Hearing

Senate Commerce Committee considers nominations for Lina Khan, Bill Nelson and Leslie Kiernan.

Antitrust23 hours ago

Lawmakers And Newsmakers Tackle Google and Facebook Market Power

Sen. Klobuchar, Rep. Cicilline and experts discuss antitrust, big tech and local journalism.

Broadband Roundup1 day ago

Verizon Expands 5G, U.S. And E.U. Diverge On Facial Recognition, New Drone Regulations

Verizon is expanding 5G in California and Texas, the U.S. and E.U. see differently on facial tech, FAA drone rules.

Digital Inclusion2 days ago

Popularity Of Telework And Telehealth Presents Unique Opportunities For A Post-Pandemic World

A survey released earlier this month illustrates opportunities for remote work and care.

Broadband Roundup2 days ago

Emergency Broadband Benefit Test Launch, FCC Robocall Database, West Virginia Broadband Legislation

FCC launches both the Emergency Broadband Benefit program and a database for robocalls, while West Virginia moves on broadband legislation.

Infrastructure2 days ago

Proving Current Speed Threshold As Insufficient A Hurdle For House Bill: Consultant

A House bill raising the minimum connectivity threshold will need to convince lawmakers it is necessary, Steve Perry says.

Education3 days ago

Multilingual Digital Navigators Crucial For Inclusion

Digital liaisons who speak multiple languages can help guide multilingual communities for the digital future.

Broadband's Impact3 days ago

Mentorship Instrumental To Women Involvement in Telecom Industry

Experts advise mentorship and encouragement to get more women in the industry.

Expert Opinion3 days ago

Gary Bolton: Satellite’s Polite Conceit of Unserved/Underserved

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” – Inigo Montoya, The Princess...

Broadband Roundup3 days ago

NY’s $15 Internet Bill, Benton On Measures For Broadband Availability, T-Mobile Tops Availability In 45 Cities

Andrew Cuomo signs $15 internet bill, Benton calls for better broadband availability and adoption, and T-Mobile has best availability in...

China6 days ago

Huawei’s Success In China A Win For Washington, Expert Says

The Chinese telecom giant is finding greater financial success on home turf, keeping it away from the U.S.

Fiber6 days ago

Partnerships And Trust Go Long Way To Securing Financing For Broadband Projects, Panelists Say

Broadband Breakfast panelists wrestle with the challenge of financing broadband infrastructure projects.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Faster Rural Broadband Bill, Tools For Robocalls, Opposition To Instagram For Kids

Senators introduce rural broadband legislation, FCC tackles robocalling, advocates ask Facebook to stop developing Instagram for kids.

Infrastructure1 week ago

Telecoms Should Actively Build Broadband Infrastructure Through Road Developments

Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist said telecoms should be right there alongside new road builds and improvements.

Europe1 week ago

Openreach Partners With STL For Fiber Build

Openreach aims to get 20 million fiber-to-the-premise connections by later this decade.

Education1 week ago

FCC to Vote On Emergency Connectivity Fund Policies By Mid-May: Rosenworcel

The agency is expected to vote on policies for the new connectivity fund by mid-May, chairwoman says.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Broadband Report Cards, Washington Muni Networks Bill, Supreme Court Fair Use Winners

AP releases infrastructure report cards, Washington passes bill removing muni networks limits, AEI says fair use case win for programmers.

Digital Inclusion1 week ago

Virt Seeks To Serve As The Hub To Find And Join Virtual Events

Launched last week, virt.com hopes to take advantage of the rise in virtual events by crowdsourcing them in one place.

Fiber1 week ago

John Curtis, R-Utah, Opens Up About Future of Fiber and Broadband Challenges

Utah Republican Rep. John Curtis speaks about broadband rollout, education and bills more than a year into the pandemic.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Speed And Mapping Bills, LinkedIn Data Harvested, Facebook Tackles Fake Review Groups

Delgado's speed and mapping bills, 500M LinkedIn accounts for sale, and 16,000 Facebook groups axed for fake reviews.

Broadband Mapping1 week ago

FCC Speed Test App To Improve Broadband Mapping, Agency Says

The agency hopes its new speed test will inform an initiative for more accurate broadband maps.

Big Tech1 week ago

Government’s Reactive Nature Hobbling Tech Regulation, Expert Says

Congress may need another big tech breach to move earnestly on regulation, says consultant.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Hawley Calls For Ban On Large Corp Mergers, Chip Shortage Coming For Routers, Big Telecom Breakup

April 12, 2021 – Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, shared with Axios a new proposal that would bar corporate giants from...

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday, April 28, 2021 – Today’s Infrastructure, Tomorrow’s Speeds

Our Broadband Breakfast Live Online events take place every Wednesday at 12 Noon ET. You can watch the April 28,...

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday April 21, 2021 – Intellectual Property and Fair Use

Panelists include Joseph Gratz, Durie Tangri, Arthur Sidney, CCIA, Michael Graif, Mintz, and moderated by Drew Clark, Editor and Publisher,...

Infrastructure2 weeks ago

Federal Focus On Municipal Builds Rubs Against States’ Policy Opposing Practice: Report

April 8, 2021 – President Joe Biden’s new broadband plan, which emphasizes the importance of municipal-owned networks, is likely to...

Big Tech2 weeks ago

Regulatory Commission Needed To Monitor Big Tech Collection Of Consumer Data, Professor Says

April 8, 2021 — There needs to be a digital regulatory commission created to ensure big tech cannot run wild...

Fiber2 weeks ago

Experts Weigh What Future Of Broadband Could Look Like Under Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

April 8, 2021 – Experts in Wednesday’s Broadband Breakfast Live Online event debated what “future-proofing” broadband could look like and...

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Biden Presses Infrastructure Plan, FCC Date For Mapping, T-Mobile Fixed Wireless Service

April 8, 2021 – President Joe Biden wants America to think more broadly about what infrastructure means, countering Republican criticism...

Education2 weeks ago

Libraries Must Be Vigilant To Ensure Adequate Broadband, Consultants Say

April 7, 2021 – Libraries should monitor their broadband speeds and ensure they are getting quality connections, according to library...

Infrastructure2 weeks ago

Focus On Community Networks In Biden Plan A Positive 180-Degree Policy Change, Advocates Say

April 7, 2021 – Despite criticism levied against President Joe Biden’s new infrastructure plan, some broadband industry experts are excited...

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Broadband As Civic Infrastructure, Telehealth Under Net Neutrality, Worre Studios Builds Virtual Arena

April 7, 2021 – The German Marshall Fund is calling for broadband to be considered part of the civic infrastructure...

Education2 weeks ago

Schools And Libraries Look For Solutions With $7 Billion In Federal Help

April 6, 2021 – In a webinar last week hosted by the Schools, Health, and Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB), panelists...

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

FCC Asked To Include States In Mapping, Maryland’s $300M For Broadband, Energy-Saving STB Agreement

April 6, 2021 – Senate Democrats and independents are pushing the Federal Communications Commission to include state, regional and tribal...

Courts2 weeks ago

Supreme Court Declares Trump First Amendment Case Moot, But Legal Issues For Social Media Coming

April 5, 2021—Despite accepting a petition that avoids the Supreme Court deliberating on whether a president can block social media...

Section 2302 weeks ago

Sen. Mike Lee Promotes Bills Valuing Federal Spectrum, Requiring Content Moderation Disclosures

April 5, 2021 – Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Friday spectrum used by federal agencies is not being utilized efficiently,...

Broadband's Impact2 weeks ago

Californians Adopting More Devices, As Smartphone-Only Connections Drop

April 5, 2021 – A new survey released late last month suggests Californians are adopting more devices as smartphone-only connections...

China2 weeks ago

Loopholes Allowing Private Purchase Of Chinese Goods Must Be Closed: Commissioner Carr

April 5, 2021 – Loopholes that allow U.S. companies to use private funds to purchase equipment from Chinese-based companies like...

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Google Wins Fair Use Case, New Texas Broadband Authority, Vetro Cares For Maine, ADTRAN Hire

April 5, 2021—The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Google on Monday morning in a copyright dispute that has spanned...