The virtual world where avatars can meet as if they were in real life can be a companion for education.
Fiber providers, equipment companies and consultants discussed their work in communities in a session at Fiber Connect
Artificial intelligence can help fill in gaps when teacher resources are limited, an event heard.
Barriers to closing the divide including awareness of programs, resources and increasing digital literacy.
The policy statement provides the guiding principles for which the FTC will review the collection and use of children's data online.
The organization is concerned that access to federal money will come with burdensome reporting.
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 […]
Emergency Connectivity Fund grants will keep students connected outside of school, including those impacted by Hurricanes Fiona and Ian.
'The only way to get that density is to get fiber out there. That allows you to get more subs...
Crowdsourced and bulk data are subject to a challenge process that has successfully eliminated crowdsourced data in the past.
The NTIA said it has received $5.5-billion worth of applications for the $1-billion middle mile program.
On the surface, satellite seems like the ideal way to close the rural-urban digital divide.
For the first time, the FCC is proposing removing voice service providers for breaking spam call rules.
Hurdles WISPs face include defining reliable service, regulatory burdens, and financial requirements, experts say.
5G has experienced a quantum leap in growth since it first began rolling out in 2018.
'Everyone says, ‘Oh, there’s going to be a workforce shortage,’ but no one is really focusing on it.'
The highest court in the land will hear a case about the scope of internet platform liability under Section 230.
Critical USF programs for expanding broadband are struggling to maintain revenue streams.
Two information technology industry groups are trying to stall implementation of Texas’ social media law.
There is a 'massive difference' between federal Form 477 data and state maps in Georgia and North Carolina
The vote on space debris comes as an increasing number of LEO satellites are gearing up for launch.
Legislation introduced Thursday would shield federal broadband funding from being taxed.
The company's president of broadband access and adoption initiatives lauded AT&T's public-private partnerships.
The conversation dealt with open access networks, and whether cities are well-suited to play a role in developing them.
Officials on the panel said there was significant confusion among challengers regarding categories of challenges.
Updates to the Commerce agency's website includes access to information about other federal broadband programs.
'We believe that connectivity can be a new and distinct category in impact investing.'
Community Connectivity Providers present a new paradigm for thinking about digital infrastructure investment for community networks.
A recent study by CostQuest suggests that 37,000 more towers are needed to bring mobile coverage up to speed nationwide.
The FCC is looking to adapt its robocall methods for texts.
The NTIA is proposing a limited-equipment, limited-time exemption to purchasing American-made products.
The 5th of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel's proposal for increased auction authority would allow the agency to support infrastructure investment.
'How do we make sure that you can keep that home grown talent?'
Incorporating equitable processes and outcomes from the start is crucial to avoid perpetuating continued inequalities.
The 4th of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
'You need to get a little better about talking to and listening to native communities," the chairman told the FCC.
Growing fears of recession trigger pullback on previous rosy forecasts.
SiFi Networks will construct an all-fiber network for 40,000 households in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The company says its map is based on millions of M-Lab speed tests conducted over a six-month period.
The 3rd of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
They objected to being required to help build CostQuest’s database, but are unable to utilize database for their own benefit.
A federal judge ruled that CostQuest made no misrepresentations in its bid for the FCC mapping contract.
'Using the right information at the right time, we’re going to get to a better place.'
The Agriculture Department announced $502M will go to service providers in 20 states.
The 2nd of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
The Democratic legislator called on NTIA end the automatic disclosure of .US web domain users’ personal information.