The matter is also in front of the 6th and 11th Circuit courts.
'Listen to the customer' is a fundamental pillar in gaining a satisfied customer.
NDIA Executive Director Angela Siefer zeroed in on the need for good data.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration is seeking comment on how to structure the programs.
FCC laws should not include unintentional acts of discrimination, say industry voices.
The current surge of broadband funding presents opportunities as well as challenges.
By working with existing entities like utilities, states can establish more effective state offices.
The proposal would ensure providers give 'timely and actionable information' on 988 outages.
The commission said the database that determined healthcare subsidies had cost 'anomalies.'
Digital Equity provisions are central to state broadband offices’ plans to implement the bipartisan infrastructure law.
BEAD requirements a unique opportunity for underrepresented communities to be involved in broadband builds.
The commission has been exploring the broadening of the E-Rate program, a high-cost program under the Universal Service Fund.
Sen. Lujan once again voiced concern that the FCC’s national broadband map contains major inaccuracies.
The program is helping low-income households afford internet access, but some experts warn that the fund will soon be depleted.
Without efforts to drive adoption, federal investment in connectivity will fall short, agreed Brookings panelists.
The FCC requested input on allowing economic and technical feasibility exceptions to the definition.
Since November, library cardholders can check out Wi-Fi hotspots for home use.
There is a widespread concern that there is a lack of skills training provided for broadband deployment and maintenance.
Sen. Mark Warner said last month he is working to pass a companion bill by year’s end.
According to analysis, the middle class spends on average $69 per month on internet service.
The FCC also mandated that internet service provider labels be machine-readable.
Alabama, Colorado, New Mexico, New York, Kansas and Pennsylvania had broadband-related measures on the ballot.
Almost all of Berke’s work seems to be about making a difference for higher-quality broadband.
In 2021, the FCC charged the council in its mission to prevent digital discrimination.
'The percentage of households in major metro areas...using the program is smaller than the percentage of households enrolled.'
'We figured out how to train people to be digital navigators [and] get customers comfortable with telehealth.'
55 percent of people surveyed were not confident in their ability to use the internet, a study found.
Growing fears of recession trigger pullback on previous rosy forecasts.
White House officials urged schools and other local institutions to engage in text-message and social media campaigns for the ACP.
Discussion on the "data gap" comes as the nation tries to connect the unserved and underserved.
Libraries can act as gateways to ensure community members know about their broadband subsidy options.
It would be easy to dismiss this shift toward robotics as only an issue for one company.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'I think obtaining funding from the Universal Service Fund would go a long way.'
The technology needs to be examined to ensure it doesn't create inequities in healthcare, panel hears.
One of the biggest problems with getting broadband access to all Americans is not just deployment but adoption.
'Baltimore lags behind many cities when it comes to the number of households with home internet connections.'
The virtual world where avatars can meet as if they were in real life can be a companion for education.
'It’s about making sure wireless connections are available in 100 percent of rural America,' said the chairwoman.
From 2010 to 2020, a 10.9 percent growth in broadband penetration drove .04 percent increase in GDP, the study found.