WASHINGTON March 17, 2011 - The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation brought key former broadband plan authors together Wednesday to discuss how the federal government is...
WASHINGTON March 10, 2011 - Internet2, the nationwide ultra high-speed education network, announced that it will increase the network’s speed by a factor of nearly 900....
WASHINGTON, February 10, 2011 - President Obama is scheduled to deliver a speech at Northern Michigan University, Thursday, detailing his plan to catalyze his State of...
WASHINGTON, January 27, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced earlier this week the dispersal of $34.7 million in grants through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine...
WASHINGTON, January 24, 2011 – The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV […]
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, August 23, 2010 – The state of California last week officially launched its Telehealth Network, which is funded by $30 million in federal, state and...
WASHINGTON, August 16, 2010- New Mexico entities received a $10.6 million broadband stimulus grant from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and support for a $63.8...
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2010 – Experts gathered at the behest of the Federal Communications Commission and Food and Drug Administration to give the investor and research...
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2010 - A panel of industry representatives from companies manufacturing new broadband-capable medical tools said they were looking for ways to have these...
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2010 – To plug it in and keep it beating, these two agencies must keep on meeting was the general theme of a...
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2010 – Following a recent roundtable with health industry leaders, experts, and state officials, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley declared an intention to increase...
WASHINGTON July 15, 2010- Rural America lags the rest of the country in both access to quality healthcare and high speed broadband but today’s action by...
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.
A small city in Utah has some of the country's highest speeds using a unique model of fiber sharing.
'Meta in recent years has set its sights on building, and ultimately controlling, a VR ‘metaverse.'
With service beginning in late September, non-profit fiber ISP aims to serve rural Gallatin County
The money is for two new funding rounds to address the 'homework gap.'
The commission said it is helping communities prepare to apply for some of the $42.5B NTIA BEAD program.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
The CHIPS Act had been pushed by officials as a key bill to increase America's self sufficiency on chip manufacturing.
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'
'I think obtaining funding from the Universal Service Fund would go a long way.'
'Our guiding principle at the CFTC must be to stop fraud or harmful conduct that harms our markets.'
Former Google executive Camille Gloster has been appointed by the White House to its Office of the National Cyber Director.
But there's concern a Senate vote on a fifth FCC commissioner will not happen before midterms.
A former Commerce Department official said the nation is ‘so far behind in addressing these threats.’
The money will go toward internet access, equipment, and to hire and train information technology personnel.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act cleared committee 53-2, with pushback from California legislators.
'It is time to act,' Alan Davidson said at an event Thursday.
One professor said it is the only way to solve the harmful content problem without encroaching on free speech rights.
Following up on UTOPIA Fiber's buildout to Morgan City, we'll look at benefits of broadband for this rural community
The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed six consumer bills, including national privacy legislation.
The state partners with educational institutions and service providers to maximize public funding.