'It’s about making sure wireless connections are available in 100 percent of rural America,' said the chairwoman.
'While the federal government’s infrastructure funding creates unique opportunities, it also exposes challenges that states and tribes must get in front of to ensure that funding...
One of the primary responsibilities of being a faith leader is to listen to your community and understand its problems.
Digital literacy gap and lack of outreach are part of the digital divide.
Some lawyers say their clients are having a difficult time getting access to the legal system without connectivity.
The commission’s rules would prevent service providers from discriminating against customers.
ILSR and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance team up for two-hour livestream event on March 16 from 2-4 p.m. ET
The Equity and Diversity Council will study broadening anchor institution to include LGBT organizations.
The Affordable Connectivity Program, like its predecessor, has a challenge with outreach, a conference heard Thursday.
The grant will identify and fund rural and tribal community orgs.
The luminary emphasized literacy on cybersecurity and accessibility features for disabled individuals.
Getting to know cryptocurrencies and understanding social media among suggestions from the representative.
Older adults continue at a rapid pace to adopt tech that assists the aging process.
The National League of Cities said government leaders need to have 'multiple points of engagement' with communities.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes billions for states to expand digital inclusion efforts.
Tribal community leaders are concerned over the effectiveness of outreach methods the FCC uses to fund broadband in tribal libraries.
Rosenworcel also emphasized spectrum policy and getting connectivity to low-income Americans.
To work toward equal access, more affordable options must be created, including community-based solutions.
Most Americans benefitting from federal spending on rural broadband are white non-Hispanic Americans, says NDIA.
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.
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'Baltimore lags behind many cities when it comes to the number of households with home internet connections.'
Digital investment firm Morrison & Co. said it agreed to acquire FiberLight.
The data will go toward improved maps, which the FCC chair said will be available by the fall.
In remarks at the Rural Wireless Association event on Wednesday, Commissioner Geoffrey Starks reaffirmed the FCC’s goals.
'You have to take a serious look at red tape.'
A USTelecom report finds that despite high inflation, broadband prices have been declining.
As technology is more advanced and connected to everything, the need for higher capacity networks will continue to grow exponentially.
Legislation currently before Congress will hurt American tech's global competitiveness, event hears.
The virtual world where avatars can meet as if they were in real life can be a companion for education.
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr is requesting Apple and Google remove the TikTok app over data concerns.
From 2010 to 2020, a 10.9 percent growth in broadband penetration drove .04 percent increase in GDP, the study found.
The FCC chairwoman reaffirmed her commitment to net neutrality at a conference on Friday.
'Digital workers can help in the end-to-end automation of business processes by mimicking human behavior.'
The technology has already been used by companies to monitor and make more efficient systems to reduce emissions.
Environmental sustainability in telecom has been a key talking point for Starks.
Conference hears the FCC should seek spectrum bands to open up for unlicensed use.
The Community Reinvestment Act was expanded to include broadband investments in 2016.
A bill would have the Commerce Secretary identify categories of personal data that could harm national security if exported.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel advocated for bills that would make better use of spectrum.
Fixed-wireless is hampered by technical issues that make it incomparable to fiber, a report claims.
Understanding the funding impact will 'begin with the NTIA’s mandate to work with community partners.'
'Simple and regular community engagement is needed.'
The FTC released a report that warned about the dangers of AI's use to combat online harms.
UScellular and Ericsson tested 5G connected drones for future applications.
'While the federal government’s infrastructure funding creates unique opportunities, it also exposes challenges that states and tribes must get in...
'We can’t keep overhauling the regulatory structure.'
'We need to recognize that absolutely the time is now. It is neither too soon nor too late.'
Comments were made at the Fiber Connect conference last week.
'North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years.'
The coalition will play a crucial role in broadband data as government implements the largest expenditure of broadband funds.
The draft privacy law includes a provision to enhance privacy protections online for children under 17.
Markup of bills comes after much discussion about federal spectrum management.
Fiber networks have a unique capacity to keep broadband prices low for low-income communities, proponents say.
Analyzing ACP enrollment can help the BEAD program solve the 'persisting gap between deployment and subscription.'
A bill introduced by Elizabeth Warren would ban data brokers from selling or transferring location data and health data.
Fiber providers, equipment companies and consultants discussed their work in communities in a session at Fiber Connect
39 states and territories have submitted letters of intent to participate in the NTIA's Internet for All initiative.
Peacock and HBO Max named as potential winners by internet and entertainment industry analysis Laura Martin
As of June 7, 20 states have passed legislation to implement the 988 suicide hotline mandate, according to FCC data.
'We’re projecting a 5x increase in data consumption from 2021 to 2025.'