Industry officials say the commission’s approach to E-rate competition would burden applicants.
The agency has now committed $3.8 billion from the $7.17-billion program.
Students in a Houston-area school district hosted a panel on connecting schools and libraries as part of a national event on bridging the digital divide.
EducationSuperHighway is signing up partners and will launch November 4.
The program is designed to help schools, libraries and students.
The $285-million program will help connect minority educational institutions.
Friday's Gigabit Libraries Network conversation will feature Drew Clark of Broadband Breakfast and John Busby of BroadbandNow.
Acting chairwoman said the need for the Emergency Broadband Benefit will outlive the pandemic.
The FCC is now accepting applications for the historic $7-billion Emergency Connectivity Fund to help get students connected.
Experts sing the praises of gaming in education.
June 7, 2021- Librarians and broadband enthusiasts affiliated with the Gigabit Libraries Network discussed the benefits of connectivity from new […]
The FCC’s May 10 order said schools and libraries could not use connectivity funds to build self-provisioned networks.
AMERICAN FORK, Utah, May 13, 2021 – Facebook’s involvement in Utah technology education has grown since it broke ground in […]
The speed of the broadband service used was only one component of the issues students faced.
Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Friday released rules for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, answering many questions about the program.
Digital liaisons who speak multiple languages can help guide multilingual communities for the digital future.
The agency is expected to vote on policies for the new connectivity fund by mid-May, chairwoman says.
April 7, 2021 – Libraries should monitor their broadband speeds and ensure they are getting quality connections, according to library […]
April 6, 2021 – In a webinar last week hosted by the Schools, Health, and Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB), panelists […]
March 30, 2021 – Despite expanded funding for the E-Rate internet subsidy program for schools and libraries, the Michigan State […]
March 24, 2021 – Educators must come up with ways to enhance the online learning experience or students will end […]
March 24, 2021 – The lack of available and quality broadband access is worsening the disparity between low- and high-income […]
March 23, 2021 – Assistant principal William Jeffery has noticed a trend. In an interview with Broadband Breakfast on Monday, […]
March 1, 2021 – The Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition has applauded the House of Representatives passing a bill […]
February 25, 2021—As the demand for broadband continues to grow during the pandemic, so too must the workforce responsible for […]
February 23, 2021 – Texas education commissioner Mike Morath declared in January that the state “basically completely closed” the digital […]
February 23, 2021—During the COVID-19 pandemic, television broadcasting stations have implemented datacasting technology to assist in the distance learning that […]
February 16, 2021 – As the educational technology industry sees an explosion of interest as more kids are schooled at […]
February 8, 2021—The former head of the National Telecommunications Infrastructure Administration is recommending the government expand the E-Rate subsidy program, […]
February 2, 2021 – Democratic Sen. Ed Markey’s communications policy focus this Congress will be on net neutrality, children and […]
January 22, 2021—The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition released its 2021 Policy Roadmap on Thursday—an agenda to promote open, […]
January 19, 2021—Technology is adapting to accelerate students’ potential to learn from home, as teachers and students have been obligated […]
January 14, 2021 — A rising concern in the business world is the lack of emerging professionals with technology-based skills. […]
November 28, 2020 – The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration and its Broadband USA program continues to track […]
October 24, 2020 — Allen Pratt, executive director of the National Rural Education Association, called for delivering universal home broadband […]
October 15, 2020 — Millions of Americans remain unconnected today, even as broadband connectivity remains vital to countless aspects of […]
September 20, 2020 – Sens. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, and Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, argued that the fastest way to close […]
The first day of school has always come with a mix of joy and anxiety as students transition from summer […]
September 3, 2020 – With no end in sight to the COVID-19 pandemic, students and academic institutions are cautiously beginning […]
June 26, 2020 — Maintaining learning initiatives as the COVID-19 pandemic forced a hasty transition to virtual education was a […]
Nominated by President Biden as Federal Communications Commissioner, Sohn understands the real reason net neutrality is necessary.
Attendees questioned how digital equity progress can be measured and how underserved populations are educated on technology use.
Lawmakers chastised the companies for providing little information in response to past committee inquiries.
The commissioner noted the peril democracy and citizen privacy finds themselves in around the world.
The Treasury Department has resolved all of the concerns that the Institute for Local Self Reliance identified in May.
America and Europe are working together to address supply chain concerns.
Some are warning that federal infrastructure money should not go toward subsidizing old networks.
Brenda Lawrence, a democratic representative from Michigan, introduced new legislation that will help measure the nation’s digital literacy.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held Wednesday hearing exploring broadband investments in Tribal communities.
Panelists argued that the federal government needs to institute policies for growth in strategic technology industries.
Public-private partnerships will increase the community benefit of infrastructure projects, leaders at Qualcomm and Verizon said.
A judge dismissed Facebook's objection to the FTC's investigation into the company's alleged anticompetitive practices.
Broadband Breakfast returns to being the “go to” gathering place for broadband policy and internet technology in Washington.
Mapping will play an essential role in the success of the IIJA.
AI is transforming law, finance and government.
State officials will play a crucial role in IIJA implementation.
Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.
Too many reports could burden federal officials, said the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation.
The smart home industry is seeing continued growth, smart home experts said.
Regional crackdowns raise questions about the stability of cryptocurrencies.
In the coming year, fiber-optic infrastructure will needed to manage and offer increases in bandwidth capacity.
Atlantic Broadband has rebranded as Breezeline after expanding in the country.
The innovators say collecting data on growing conditions is key to securing global food supplies.
The FCC’s proposed rules would establish the requirements for households to be eligible for the new device subsidy program.
To find the best way to regulate technology, antitrust regulators need more tools to maintain fairness in the digital economy.
Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Shelley Moore Capito listed infrastructure fund disbursement among their foremost focuses for the coming year.
Treasury Department departed from its original proposed rule, granting recipients flexibility on broadband download and upload speeds.
The sister of a federal officer shot on duty says Facebook knowingly radicalized his killers.
Comments are due on February 4, 2022, focused on the infrastructure grants, middle-mile program, and digital equity planning grants.
The hope is coordination problems will be relieved when the Senate confirms NTIA head.
A California mayor said her city is thriving by prioritizing community needs in technology and infrastructure projects.
Travel companies and hotels will still depend on humans despite advances in technology.
Even though stakeholders may want technologies that yield better results, they may be uncomfortable with artificial intelligence.
The expansion will bring fiber-to-the-home to residents of two additional Utahn cities.
Currently, consumers are not being provided the information they need to make the leap, a consultant said.
Dish Wireless has a new president at a critical time in push to become major wireless player in the U.S.
The bottom line reason for state interest in autonomous vehicles is safety, says Utah transportation official.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
American automobile manufacturer gunning to be first to market with personal autonomous vehicle.