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 […]
June 18, 2020 — The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting shift to primarily-online learning have placed students’ privacy in jeopardy, […]
June 2, 2020 — Libraries consistently adapt to serve the essential education needs of surrounding communities, and their reliability and capacity […]
May 19, 2020 — The current methods of telework are not sustainable, said Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel in a […]
Panelists at an FCC roundtable on Monday stressed the importance of narrowing the digital divide that makes distance learning difficult […]
April 22, 2020—In order to curb the homework gap in the age of coronavirus, Congress must not focus on providing […]
April 21, 2020— Chief Intelligence Officer of the Boulder Valley School District Andrew Moore oversees 100 miles of private fiber […]
April 10, 2020 – Participants in a Brookings Institution meeting on Zoom expressed interest in an off-hand comment FCC Commissioner […]
BOCA RATON, Florida, April 6, 2020 – Remote learning for elementary-aged children is a tall order, and teachers are working […]
April 2, 2020 – “It’s really unfortunate that it has taken a national emergency, a worldwide pandemic, for people to […]
March 31, 2020 – Private-public partnerships are coming to the rescue in the fight against the digital divide and homework […]
March 27, 2020 – Before the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s dialogue about appropriate screen time was so focused on time instead […]
March 26, 2020 – Broadband access is both an affordability and availability issue, and it is one that undeniably affects […]
The Senate on Wednesday night officially passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—including funding for telehealth. […]
March 25, 2020 – Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., along with several other colleagues, announced the Keeping Critical Connections Act to help rural […]
March 24, 2020 – In another “Social Distance Social” held over Zoom on Tuesday, Future Tense Editor Torie Bosch interviewed Arizona State […]
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2020 – As the United States deals with spreading cases of the novel coronavirus, some major universities […]
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2020 – House Energy and Commerce subcommittee chairman Mike Doyle, D-Penn., Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, and […]
WASHINGTON, February 5, 2020 – The chancellor of a key land-grant university system on Wednesday proposed a way to modernize […]
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Monday that his office reached a settlement with T-Mobile, resolving the state’s antitrust claims […]
WASHINGTON, November 6, 2019 – High-speed internet access is essential for improving pedagogical approaches and broadband equity, and that means […]
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2019 — The Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether or not to auction off […]
Currently, 1.45 million residents of rural Texas lack high-speed internet connections, but a program launched on Wednesday by Connected Texas, […]
On Thursday, the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission awarded almost 8 million dollars to fourteen counties across rural Virginia for the […]
“The lack of adequate broadband has become a crisis in rural areas,” Isanti County Broadband Task Force Member Greg Carlson […]
On May 31, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes imposing an overall cap […]
WASHINGTON, August 16, 2018 – New measures to improve broadband education and access in schools and libraries were among the […]
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 – Rural areas of Tennessee have lost business because they don’t have access to high-speed internet, […]
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2017 – Champions, partnerships and flexibility are necessary to bring fiber-optic networks to less-populated communities, said participants […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The best time to release a budget? When the president is away on a foreign trip! Trump […]
DALLAS, May 5, 2017 – Open access networks are becoming more real for gigabit connectivity in the United States, according […]
DALLAS, April 18, 2017 – The Universal Service Administrative Corporation may not grab broadband headlines, but the once-obscure federal agency […]
WASHINGTON, March 10, 2017 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai defended his very vision of the agency’s role, as […]
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...
Title II would require VoIP services to be subject to stronger regulations already in place for telecommunication providers.
The new FCC requirements in the broadband data collection program are important to meet the nation’s connectivity goals.
Australia's highest court said Google is not a publisher by making available hyperlinks to articles.
The NTIA announced all states and territories have applied for initial planning money from the $42.5B BEAD program.
Urban Digital Equity Bootcamp and Let's Get Going Broadband Program announced.
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On August 24, Broadband Breakfast Editor and Publisher Drew Clark will return to the Land of Lincoln.
‘Advertising around gig speeds is doing tremendous damage to our public policy.’
The FCC will let Congress make changes to its authority to add contributors to the Universal Service Fund.
Wireless is essential because for truly remote properties, a physical connection may never be practical.
Academics were concerned about an anti-preference bill, while one state AG said he's 'pragmatic' about a federal privacy law.
Carr said he was notified via press release of the FCC decision to deny RDOF money to Starlink and LTD.
The Federal Communications Commission's reallocation of intelligent transportation service spectrum was not arbitrary and capricious, the court held.
5G, IoT and edge computing are giving companies the opportunity to make hyper-personalization even more 'hyper'.
'We are continuing to review the letter and are evaluating our next steps,' LTD said.
A new bill would provide grants to providers who can quickly build middle-mile infrastructure along existing electrical grid system.
In Tennessee, we'll see what the Volunteer state is doing to bring a plan together on broadband policy.
One trade group warns about providers leaving the program if data collection too onerous.
Phillips told Politico that he is leaving the competition watchdog this fall.
The Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act may harm the ability of broadband infrastructure to grow.
With FCC maps promised soon, some states are preparing to possibly challenge them by making their own.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
The establishment of the Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program is intended to bring awareness to the program.
The strategy would identify gaps and limitations that would hinder coordination across federal broadband programs.
Opponents say increasing coverage and speed obligations of the ACAM program may be unnecessary with new federal broadband money.
Settles suggests tactics for communities to effectively deploy telehealth services while marketing the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Lumen's Quantum Fiber will deliver up to 8 Gig symmetrical speeds in certain markets.
The FCC should incorporate the mapping data from local governments to avoid overbuilding, ensure technology neutrality.
Randy Brogle was previously working on fiber investments for Facebook parent Meta.
The document includes information about how often the agencies will meet and when they'll get involved in proposed actions.
Omni Fiber was injected with funds from Oak Hill Capital last month.
The announcement is the second round of ReConnect funding in fiscal year 2022.
As FCC fights robocalls, robotexts are on the rise.
Some say the bill would add heavy regulation that will harm investments and consumers.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'Wireless connectivity is one of the most vital aspects of our digital infrastructure.'
The next generation wireless technology is being touted as the most secure yet.
The non-profit Yellowstone Fiber uses a unique business model in the thriving community of Bozeman, Montana, and the surrounding county.
Detroit’s Hope Village experienced an internet outage for 45 days in the early days of the pandemic.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.