Income is the most significant factor contributing to low broadband adoption rates, according to an analysis (PDF) released this month […]
ARLINGTON, Virginia – June 18, 2019 – Comprehensive legislation addressing accessibility is necessary to ensure that information technology is available […]
Currently, 1.45 million residents of rural Texas lack high-speed internet connections, but a program launched on Wednesday by Connected Texas, […]
“The lack of adequate broadband has become a crisis in rural areas,” Isanti County Broadband Task Force Member Greg Carlson […]
Approximately 1.6 million residents of rural Georgia currently lack high-speed internet access, but this could change under a new state […]
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2018 – Many in the broadband industry commenting on broadband availability data exposed the weaknesses of current […]
PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2018 – Many broadband experts speaking at the Next Century Cities regional summit here said last week […]
WASHINGTON, April 10, 2018 – After months of seemingly-unending scandal over his company’s role in the 2018 election, Facebook CEO […]
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2018 – Local government officials seeking to offer a corrective tonic on broadband deployment to the Federal […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Telemedicine is one of the most immediately needed high-bandwidth broadband applications, and it promises concrete and easy-to-see […]
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2017 — The White House on Friday defended the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to prevent telecommunications service […]
WASHINGTON, November 16, 2017 — In a move harshly condemned by Democrats and consumer advocates, the Federal Communications Commission on […]
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2017 – Internet freedom has declined worldwide for six consecutive years, said Stuart Brotman, a nonresident fellow […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2017 — Despite myriad public events and a soundbyte-friendly title of “Infrastructure Week,” last week the White […]
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2017 – Champions, partnerships and flexibility are necessary to bring fiber-optic networks to less-populated communities, said participants […]
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2017 – Providing broadband service to schools, libraries and other nonprofit organizations is more difficult than commercial […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A new report from the Haas Institute raises the question that’s been lurking behind the important-to-significant fiber […]
DALLAS, April 25, 2017 – What kind of workplaces and economic environment are rural areas likely to experience in the […]
You are invited to join NTIA’s BroadbandUSA team today for a webinar discussing: Strategies for Broadband Adoption and Digital Inclusion […]
DALLAS, April 6, 2017 – The Rural Telecommunications Congress program at the 2017 Broadband Communities Summit here on May 1-4, […]
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2017 – Despite high hopes that President Trump’s campaign promise for a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill would lead […]
WASHINGTON, January 26, 2017 – In his first substantive action since being named to his position on Tuesday, Federal Communications […]
WASHINGTON, September 16, 2015 - State broadband entities and commissions continue to plan an important role in fostering economic development and digital learning, according to a...
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 - More than five years after the unveiling of the National Broadband Plan, policy-makers and on-the-ground-advocates seeking to build better broadband networks...
WASHINGTON, November 19, 2014 – Although some believe that the digital divide is not a problem, there are Americans who […]
WASHINGTON, October 13, 2014 – As technology permeates society, students are growing more comfortable with learning in the technology medium. […]
A panel of experts discussed the causes and possible solutions of the wealth gap that exists between whites and minorities […]
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2013 – The Minority Media and Telecom Council began its eleventh annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy […]
WASHINGTON, June 20 2012 – Celebrating the fifth presidential cycle that the internet has played a role in the political campaign […]
Last year, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recognized the role of technology in strengthening this country’s economy by investing 7.2 million in funding into...
WASHINGTON June 14, 2011- The One Economy Corporation, in conjunction with AT&T, announced the winners of the "Applications for Good" contest on Tuesday. “Technology is important,...
DALLAS, April 28, 2011 - One Economy CEO, Kelley Dunne, and representatives from AT&T delivered a joint keynote address at the Broadband Properties Summit on Tuesday,...
BOSTON, April 11, 2011 - Speaking to a standing-room only crowd on Friday afternoon, Federal Communications Commissioners Michael Copps and Mignon Clyburn addressed media consolidation and...
WASHINGTON March 2, 2011 - Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies held a panel on Wednesday on how the federal government should promote broadband adoption...
WASHINGTON, November 9, 2010 - After a year of data crunching and analysis, the Commerce Department has released a report titled “Exploring the Digital Nation Home...
WASHINGTON, October 6, 2010 - The final day of the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference looked at broadband adoption and universality. The problems addressed are key in...
WASHINGTON, September 7, 2010 - The Federal Communications Commission late last week laid out part of its plan to reform the universal service fund, including pushing...
WASHINGTON, September 2, 2010 - The Leadership Conference on Human and Civil Rights has offered its suggestions to the government on how to improve the access...
WASHINGTON, August 24, 2010 - The Federal Communications Commission is headed out to Los Angeles next week to host a forum, a consumer awareness Fair and...
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2010- Market barriers to minority and small business owners must be removed so that they can compete in the global marketplace says Federal...
"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.
The moderators for Digital Infrastructure Investment panels join for a preview session ahead of the event.
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.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel said EBB will benefit tremendously from local outreach efforts.
Lightbox publishing new broadband map, Epic Games suffers loss in Apple antitrust case, 2021 Community Broadband Awards announced.
Dish said it needs non-contiguous 600 MHz band licenses to test open-RAN 5G network in two markets.
Broadband Breakfast, in person and for lunch, heard about the possibilities with spectrum sharing and combining technologies for coverage.
The FCC outlines September meeting agenda, the FTC will review big tech mergers this month, AT&T signs deal with OneWeb.
BroadbandNow launches a "consumer confidence" survey.
NCTA said the FCC should deny exclusive access to these buildings, but not exclusive wiring agreements.
Diversified Communications Group said the FCC flubbed on adding Hytera to blacklist.
Republicans counter Democrats on document request, Ookla says global speeds rising, Windstream and Arkansas to expand fiber.
SiFi is getting an injection of funds to deliver open fiber to cities.