Panelists argued that lack of equitable digital access is deadly and driven by lack of competition.
Advisory panel includes leaders in broadband and a chief economist at the FCC.
The Broadband Connectivity Index uses multiple datasets to try to get a better understanding of well- and under-connected areas in the U.S.
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel said EBB will benefit tremendously from local outreach efforts.
The $3.2 billion program provides broadband and device subsidies to eligible low-income households.
The program is designed to help schools, libraries and students.
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser urges a version of the Golden Rule: ‘What would someone else say?’
Join Sunne Wright McPeak at 12 Noon ET on Wednesday for a discussion about the push for digital equity.
Mountain Connect looks to determine if the industry still has the stomach for in-person interactions as infections rise.
Sunne Wright McPeak, President and CEO of the California Emerging Technology Fund, spearheads a national Digital Equity Bill of Rights
For broadband success, argues esteemed broadband consultant Craig Settles, “tain't what you do, it’s the way that you do it”
A resurgent pandemic is giving a company that remotely connects entrepreneurs with each other increasing popularity.
The Anti-Digital Redlining Act hopes to ensure low-income areas get equal broadband access.
The $285-million program will help connect minority educational institutions.
The FBA doled out numerous awards during its first general session of the event.
Craig Settles describes the important role that community institutions have played in promoting connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Friday's Gigabit Libraries Network conversation will feature Drew Clark of Broadband Breakfast and John Busby of BroadbandNow.
Governments and health providers have an opportunity to carry the momentum of 2020 for telehealth's future.
Experts say telework is here to stay, so long as broadband disparities are fixed.
Broadband access can bring more gender equity in the workplace, experts say.
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.
Black churches are more than spiritual gathering places: They are power centers within the Black community.
As most of the business world scrambled to be productive in a remote existence, established work-from-home companies were left unscathed.
A House hearing debated the need for broadband and the higher speed thresholds currently before Congress.
Municipalities are raving about gigabit internet speeds as key to attracting businesses to their cities.
Sen. Murray re-introduces bi-partisan that would provide grants to states pushing for digital equity.
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 report on new technologies and data lays out importance of data security and satellite communications.
The FCC’s May 10 order said schools and libraries could not use connectivity funds to build self-provisioned networks.
Experts say efforts to convince lawmakers of the importance of broadband are finally bearing fruit.
Libraries can do for telehealth what they did for broadband: Provide low-income folks with access to digital and healthcare literacy.
In the wake of the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, a new group emerges.
Experts argued for clearer communications and training for Americans not used to connectivity.
AMERICAN FORK, Utah, May 13, 2021 – Facebook’s involvement in Utah technology education has grown since it broke ground in […]
PatientPartner, which helps surgery patients connect with each other, is seeing rapid growth during the pandemic.
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.
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.
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.