Gene Crick, a longtime broadband evangelist, died of a heart attack at home in Bastrop, Texas, on August 15. Gene...
The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced more than $524 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband […]
Silicon Flatirons announced Amie Stepanovich as the new executive director of the technology policy think tank based at the University of […]
Next Century Cities on Tuesday announced that it had named Francella Ochillo as the non-profit organization’s new executive director. Ochillo, currently […]
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2018 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Monday said he is “always hopeful” that progress will be […]
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2018 – The odds that Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will make an appearance on Capitol […]
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 – Ending months of speculation, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat, […]
PARK CITY, Utah, January 23, 2014 - On the internet, no one knows you're a child. That, at least, was the message I took from watching...
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 – Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn announced the addition of several new staff members. […]
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2013 – Tom Wheeler, one of the most-frequently mentioned names to take the chairmanship of the Federal […]
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013 – This week BroadbandBreakfast.com continues its series of profiles of many of the top prospective candidates that […]
WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 – This week BroadbandBreakfast.com continues its series of profiles of many of the top prospective candidates that […]
WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 – This week BroadbandBreakfast.com will begin a series profiling many of the top prospective candidates that […]
WASHINGTON, Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 – The broadband policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will hold its February 2013 Broadband […]
By Stephen Bone October 5, 2012 – It has been fourteen years now, so the “i” has simply become a […]
WASHINGTON June 8, 2011 - The Senate Committee on the Judiciary confirmed Donald Verrilli, Jr. as Solicitor General on Monday.
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 –The Federal Communications Commission announced a flurry of new hiring in some of the agency's top spots this week with new blood...
WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 - Librarian of Congress James Billington made permanent the appointment of Maria Pallante to the top post at the U.S. Copyright Office,...
WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 - FCC Commissioner, Meredith Baker, announced Wednesday that she will resign her post on June 3, after which she will begin her...
WASHINGTON May 10, 2011 -To commemorate the 50th anniversary of former Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Newton Minow's famous speech in which he called television a “vast...
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 - In a town where there are as many opinions as there are issues, TechFreedom, a new think tank, aims to provide...
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 - Comcast announced the retirement Wednesday of its long-time senior vice president of external affairs and public policy counsel, Joe Waz.
WASHINGTON, February 18, 2010 -- U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Thursday appointed biotech and pharma lawyer Teresa Stanek Rea as deputy director of the U.S....
SAN FRANCISCO, February 17, 2011 -- President Obama checked in with the U.S.' titans of tech on Thursday in a brief swing through Silicon Valley before...
WASHINGTON, November 22, 2010 - Kyle McSlarrow, president & CEO of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, has announced he plans to leave his position in...
Providers of all sort can line up for their share of $75 billion worth of broadband grant funding.
5G crusader Commissioner Brendan Carr voiced pride in the FCC’s focus on 5G over the past four years
The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.
Democrats frustrated with Biden's delay on FCC, Comcast tests 10 Gbps speed, Louisiana wants 75% more broadband in six years.
Fiber builder says it has been denied permits that have harmed it and its customers, despite an existing city agreement.
Panelists at a WCA event last month said IoT will transform a trillion-plus dollar segment of the economy.
AT&T copper facilities suffered significant damage after Ida, FCC's second round of ECF, and Comcast's expanded plans for low-income Utahns.
The acting chairwoman said the country needs to move quickly to adopt 5G for future technologies.
A league of municipalities rep told Senator Amy Klobuchar that some small cities with lots of tourists need connectivity.
Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.
Facebook is nudging teens away from harmful content, Comcast's new spam call blocker, AT&T goes with Ericsson for standalone 5G.
At our October 13, 2021, event, we'll discuss trends toward hybrid technology and government grants by WISPs.
AT&T invests in rural broadband, Cox Communications is unable to partner with Verizon on wireless, and Apple appeals its federal...
The cloudification of communications services makes it easy to include voice, data, SMS, and video within any existing service.
The OECD finalized an earlier agreement that would impose a 15% tax on companies operating in 136 member nations.
Most Americans benefitting from federal spending on rural broadband are white non-Hispanic Americans, says NDIA.
Internet of Things devices are expected to increasingly flood the market as 5G networks light up.
Health providers testified before a Senate subcommittee that Congress should be open to all forms of telehealth.
The agency is reevaluating winning bids after asking providers to ensure census blocks aren't already served.
Concern that pandemic only temporarily heightened broadband awareness in Washington.
The biggest risk is likely to come through enforcement actions by state attorneys general and civil litigation, says Marashlian.
Former FCC commissioner confused by Biden, China Mobile only choosing Huawei and ZTE, and AT&T partners with Frontier.
The company is putting millions more into fiber infrastructure in the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia areas.
Beth Ford spoke at the ACA Connects' Independent Show on Wednesday.
Ashdown wanted share of streaming revenues, chunk of Americans regular consumers of news on Facebook, Open Broadband project takes off.
Frances Haugen testifies in front of the Senate studying protecting kids online after revealing herself as Facebook whistleblower.
The agency said it hopes to better target areas in need of adequate connectivity.
More mid-band spectrum is being auctioned off, Facebook says no evidence of monopoly, BAI gets regulatory approval for Mobilitie buy.
Chattanooga’s municipal broadband network has delivered $2.7 billion in social and economic benefits during its first decade.
The Las Vegas trade show Wispapalooza 2021 is back from October 11-October 14, 2021, and it's bigger than ever.
For companies to have successful builds, they need to ensure they know how to interpret their data.
From direct fiber connections to low-earth orbit satellites, libraries can provide public Wi-Fi through varying means.
Infrastructure bill does not see expected vote Thursday, Facebook's whistleblower reveals herself, GDPR has huge fines.
Some experts believe that public-private models may provide answers for municipalities struggling to narrow the digital divide.
The agency held an open meeting Thursday to hammer out votes on a range of issues.
Muninetworks.org has put together a handy overview of broadband programs - current and pending.
Author of Farm Fresh Broadband talks considerations for infrastructure funding, FCC approves 72 telehealth apps, Boost Mobile's 5G device.
SiFi Networks uses private capital, at no cost to taxpayers, to fund its open access model.
Even though the models are not yet mainstream, some experts praise them for their unique advantages.
The bill would ensure adequate mid-band spectrum is available for commercial use to expand broadband availability.