Panelists argued that lack of equitable digital access is deadly and driven by lack of competition.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel said EBB will benefit tremendously from local outreach efforts.
The $3.2 billion program provides broadband and device subsidies to eligible low-income households.
Join Sunne Wright McPeak at 12 Noon ET on Wednesday for a discussion about the push for digital equity.
The Anti-Digital Redlining Act hopes to ensure low-income areas get equal broadband access.
Black churches are more than spiritual gathering places: They are power centers within the Black community.
Sen. Murray re-introduces bi-partisan that would provide grants to states pushing for digital equity.
The report on new technologies and data lays out importance of data security and satellite communications.
Libraries can do for telehealth what they did for broadband: Provide low-income folks with access to digital and healthcare literacy.
In the wake of the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, a new group emerges.
Experts argued for clearer communications and training for Americans not used to connectivity.
A survey released earlier this month illustrates opportunities for remote work and care.
Launched last week, virt.com hopes to take advantage of the rise in virtual events by crowdsourcing them in one place.
March 19, 2021—Broadband provider Starry Inc. and the non-profit group PCs for People launched a joint effort aimed at deploying […]
March 8, 2021 – The California Emerging Technology Fund, a nonprofit foundation focused on digital equity in the state, called […]
“Everybody ought to have access to a computer; everybody ought to have access to the internet; everybody ought to know […]
February 23, 2021 – AT&T CEO John Stankey said on Tuesday afternoon that the E-Rate program that subsidizes internet for […]
February 22, 2021 – Jessica Rosenworcel, acting chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission, on Monday released proposed rules governing the […]
February 22, 2021 – Federal Communications Commissioner Geoffrey Starks said the federal government’s emergency program that subsidizes internet service for […]
February 16, 2021 – Federal Communications Commissioner Geoffrey Starks said the $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit program is currently a […]
February 12, 2021— The Biden administration has the opportunity to do what his predecessors failed to: Take a different tack […]
February 10, 2021— House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., said the committee he heads will be focusing on […]
January 29, 2021—FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced Thursday that she will convene a virtual roundtable discussion on February 12, […]
While the bulk of the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All (AAIA) Act proposes to invest $100 billion to expand broadband access in […]
If you have been following our series on the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, you already know the proposed […]
December 18, 2020 — During the most recent meeting of the Federal Communications Commission’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee, on Thursday, […]
December 11, 2020 – Last week we began our broad overview of the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, sweeping […]
December 2, 2020 – As House GOP leaders ask the Government Accountability Office to audit the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]
November 17, 2020 — A group of broadband enthusiasts on Friday urged a new national broadband plan and that the […]
November 10, 2020 – Broadband needs to be central to efforts to improve education in the wake of the coronavirus […]
November 6, 2020 — Members of the Federal Communications Commission’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee voted on October 29-30 on reports […]
November 3, 2020 – The digital divides of language and gender are too often overlooked in considering matters associated with […]
October 27, 2020 – Prepaid broadband might be a good alternative for those who need connectivity but aren’t in a […]
October 13, 2020 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday recognized Karen Peltz Strauss, Claude Stout, Tom Wlodkowski […]
October 9, 2020 – The United States Distance Learning Association will be hosting the 2020 Annual Legislative Policy Forum as a […]
October 6, 2020 — The National Digital Inclusion Alliance and the Communications Workers of America put AT&T under the microscope […]
October 4, 2020 – Access to technology is the biggest thing preventing Congress from making progress on COVID-19 relief, said […]
October 1, 2020 — On Thursday, as part of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 50th annual Legislative Conference, a panel […]
September 24, 2020 – The pandemic is not a pause, but a reset on the future of work, agreed panelists […]
September 4, 2020 – Government support will be needed to bridge the digital divide, said US Telecom CEO Jonathan Spalter […]
Live from Broadband Communities, Broadband Breakfast will explore how to serve rural networks and electric cooperatives.
Broadband expansion can happen fast if grant money includes stipulations to share infrastructure, Jonathan Adelstein says.
Open access to middle mile infrastructure will help deliver services at the last mile, CETF says.
Counties see it as a way to increase competition and lower prices, while telecoms see money and quality problems.
Infrastructure bill could be up for vote Thursday, senators ask Biden to make Rosenworcel permanent FCC chair, JSI buys Mid-State.
Broadband money programs and a need for connectivity is driving capital into the space.
If Washington wants to break up big companies, then it must address the roots of what they're trying to tackle.
Facebook pauses photo-sharing app for kids, FCC announces $1.2B in first wave of ECF, ransomware attacks on the rise.
Even if you are not at the Broadband Communities Summit, you can still participate in Digital Infrastructure Investment 2021.
Christopher Ali discusses his solutions to bridge the rural-urban digital divide in his most recent book, "Farm Fresh Broadband."
"Farm Fresh Broadband" explains the world of broadband policy and provides solutions to bridge the digital divide.
There is concern that an FTC focused on 'big is bad' will stunt economic growth in the future.
Apple will not reinstate Fortnite after court fight, T-Mobile expands in 4 states, Ajit Pai on Virginia's broadband success.
Topic 4 explores the past and future of the shared infrastructure model with more smart city deployments.
Politico panel debates merit of allowing tech platform users to migrate data freely.
The FCC should hit the pause button on a current plan to zero out support for voice-only services.
Advisory panel includes leaders in broadband and a chief economist at the FCC.
A coalition of groups argue the Texas law violates the Constitution, US Telecom on investment and Connected Nation on impact.
Partnerships for broadband need to emphasize community engagement to improve connectivity
Companies, industries, and associations chime in on FCC equipment blacklist proposal.
FCC head talks spectrum and network strategy, broadband policy book released, and it's Lifeline Awareness Week.
Topic 3 focuses on the way that municipalities' infrastructure projects has changed the conversation around public private partnerships.
Want a sneak peak of Digital Infrastructure Investment 2021 on Monday? Moderators for the event's four sessions preview their panels.
Brad Smith said information sharing is critical for preventative measures against cyberattacks.
Thirteen additional bidders approved for RDOF, Blue Ridge going full fiber, YouTube Premium growing but trails other streaming apps.
Broadband Breakfast briefly breaks down the topics to be discussed at the TPRC conference.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
'These companies know how many resources they [agencies] have,' Klobuchar said.
The Broadband Connectivity Index uses multiple datasets to try to get a better understanding of well- and under-connected areas in...
AT&T's opens first learning center with free broadband, open RAN company Parallel Wireless expands, AT&T testing 5G for maritime use.
Topic 2 at DII2021 will consider new ownership models of digital assets. What role will cities and operators play?
The number of states restricting municipal broadband networks has dropped during the pandemic.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
Democrats intro device subsidy bill, OneWeb half way to launch goal, Trevor Jones is USTelecom VP of gov. affairs.
Expert says the issue is about what Hytera could be compelled to do by the Chinese government.
Dish is partnering with IBM for 5G, ConnectMaine's community broadband grants, Intuit to buy Mailchimp, STL hires Paolo Colella.
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
Topic 1 at DII2021 considers debt and equity financing for digital infrastructure investment.
Senate-passed legislation for broadband investment inspired by Colorado's experience, says senator.
Staunch privacy advocate Alvaro Bedoya appears to be Joe Biden's pick for the FTC, Axios reports.