Disaster protocol experts remarked on lessons learned from fire outbreaks in Boulder County, Colorado.
Former head of NTIA said it could cost $12 billion.
February 17, 2021 – The Federal Communications Commission adopted two proposals in Wednesday’s meeting: Seeking comments on rule changes for […]
December 2, 2020 – Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel of the Federal Communications Commission – and who appears to be considered for […]
July 29, 2020 — According to governance experts, the upcoming November election will operate on a significantly different timeline than […]
May 15, 2020 — Community support is vital for local business longevity amid the coronavirus, said panelists in a US […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 23, 2020 – Ramping up the pressure to ensure that the stimulus measure in Congress has a broadband component, […]
March 23, 2020 – As Americans shoulder on in self-quarantine, one thing is painfully clear — America needs a quick […]
March 23, 2020 – Public Knowledge Senior Vice President Harold Feld takes issue with the Federal Communications Commission’s Keep Americans Connected […]
March 20, 2020 – Slate Staff Writer Mark Joseph Stern led a discussion on how coronavirus could affect civil liberties […]
March 19, 2020 – Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr on Thursday praised the FCC’s emergency efforts to bolster connectivity in […]
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2020 – Although countless universities and school districts are shutting their doors to students and turning to […]
Lariat.net, a wireless internet service provider in Laramie, Wyoming, announced that it will offer free internet service to telehealth providers […]
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2020 – As the United States deals with spreading cases of the novel coronavirus, some major universities […]
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2020 – At a February 27 hearing, representatives of a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee took testimony […]
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr., D-N.J., and Communications and Technology Subcommittee member Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 – Experts in law enforcement and privacy came together at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 — As concern about smart home technology grows, three progressive representatives are planning to introduce a […]
The Federal Communications Commission’s recent auction of the 24 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum has been criticized by both the National Oceanic […]
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2019 — Members of the Federal Communications Commission’s newly re-chartered Broadband Deployment Advisory Commission touted the importance […]
May 31, 2019 – Verizon Wireless’ slowdown of the Santa Clara County Fire Department’s data plan had a “significant impact” […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: In a significant new development, the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration outlines a process for […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Some insights from those soon to be in the eye of Hurricane Irma, from David Oxenford’s Broadband […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 – Even though People are now streaming emergencies on Facebook, but there is not yet a […]
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2017 – Self-driving vehicles will be able to help the disabled and elderly reach their destinations, said […]
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 — The White House on Thursday plans to continue its “tech week” by hosting a group […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The best time to release a budget? When the president is away on a foreign trip! Trump […]
DALLAS, May 1, 2017 – One of the biggest puzzles in broadband today is a financial conundrum: Our nation needs […]
WASHINGTON, February 28, 2017 – Plans to include broadband in a massive new infrastructure will probably take a back seat to […]
WASHINGTON, January 31, 2017 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday announced the formation of a new federal […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: A great article detailing the way that a rural community, even in a sparsely-populated region of Colorado, […]
CHICAGO, Illinois, October 6, 2015 - State government need to use "Smart Cities" information technology to leapfrog to leadership among competing states, said Hardik Bhatt, chief...
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...
AUSTIN, April 14, 2015 - The Rural Telecommunications Congress portion of the Broadband Communities Summit opens here Tuesday with a series of conference sessions focused on...
December 9, 2014 – FirstNet, the national public safety wireless network for first responders, responded on Monday to a report […]
The data will go toward improved maps, which the FCC chair said will be available by the fall.
In remarks at the Rural Wireless Association event on Wednesday, Commissioner Geoffrey Starks reaffirmed the FCC’s goals.
'You have to take a serious look at red tape.'
A USTelecom report finds that despite high inflation, broadband prices have been declining.
As technology is more advanced and connected to everything, the need for higher capacity networks will continue to grow exponentially.
Legislation currently before Congress will hurt American tech's global competitiveness, event hears.
The virtual world where avatars can meet as if they were in real life can be a companion for education.
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr is requesting Apple and Google remove the TikTok app over data concerns.
'It’s about making sure wireless connections are available in 100 percent of rural America,' said the chairwoman.
From 2010 to 2020, a 10.9 percent growth in broadband penetration drove .04 percent increase in GDP, the study found.
The FCC chairwoman reaffirmed her commitment to net neutrality at a conference on Friday.
'Digital workers can help in the end-to-end automation of business processes by mimicking human behavior.'
The technology has already been used by companies to monitor and make more efficient systems to reduce emissions.
Environmental sustainability in telecom has been a key talking point for Starks.
Conference hears the FCC should seek spectrum bands to open up for unlicensed use.
The Community Reinvestment Act was expanded to include broadband investments in 2016.
A bill would have the Commerce Secretary identify categories of personal data that could harm national security if exported.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel advocated for bills that would make better use of spectrum.
Fixed-wireless is hampered by technical issues that make it incomparable to fiber, a report claims.
Understanding the funding impact will 'begin with the NTIA’s mandate to work with community partners.'
'Simple and regular community engagement is needed.'
The FTC released a report that warned about the dangers of AI's use to combat online harms.
UScellular and Ericsson tested 5G connected drones for future applications.
'While the federal government’s infrastructure funding creates unique opportunities, it also exposes challenges that states and tribes must get in...
'We can’t keep overhauling the regulatory structure.'
'We need to recognize that absolutely the time is now. It is neither too soon nor too late.'
Comments were made at the Fiber Connect conference last week.
'North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years.'
The coalition will play a crucial role in broadband data as government implements the largest expenditure of broadband funds.
The draft privacy law includes a provision to enhance privacy protections online for children under 17.
Markup of bills comes after much discussion about federal spectrum management.
Fiber networks have a unique capacity to keep broadband prices low for low-income communities, proponents say.
Analyzing ACP enrollment can help the BEAD program solve the 'persisting gap between deployment and subscription.'
A bill introduced by Elizabeth Warren would ban data brokers from selling or transferring location data and health data.
Fiber providers, equipment companies and consultants discussed their work in communities in a session at Fiber Connect
39 states and territories have submitted letters of intent to participate in the NTIA's Internet for All initiative.
Peacock and HBO Max named as potential winners by internet and entertainment industry analysis Laura Martin
As of June 7, 20 states have passed legislation to implement the 988 suicide hotline mandate, according to FCC data.
'We’re projecting a 5x increase in data consumption from 2021 to 2025.'
'[State] decision makers in this program need to be careful about who is the qualified and experienced provider.'