Muninetworks.org has put together a handy overview of broadband programs - current and pending.
August 20, 2021 – Pro-crypto House Democrats pushed back against the Senate Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act’s inclusion of crypto […]
Sen. Murray re-introduces bi-partisan that would provide grants to states pushing for digital equity.
NTCA's Shirley Bloomfield on driving improvements for rural broadband.
March 18, 2021 – House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Washington, said Wednesday that the committee […]
February 9, 2021 – As 2021 marks the 25-yearanniversary of the Telecommunications Act, former Federal Communications Commissioners Mike O’Rielly and […]
January 28, 2021—During the first organizational meeting of the House Commerce Committee of the 117th Congress, Chairman Frank Pallone of […]
January 19, 2021—The riots that led to an insurrection on the U.S. Capitol on January 6 continue to shock Americans […]
January 7, 2021 — The joint session of Congress began on Wednesday afternoon, was delayed by a mob incursion incited […]
December 29, 2020 — On Sunday evening, President Donald Trump signed into law a major coronavirus stimulus package, barely avoiding […]
November 10, 2020 — Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation grilled President Donald Trump’s proposed nominee […]
October 23, 2020 — Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee boycotted Thursday’s executive meeting, during which the committee, led […]
September 15, 2020 – The lack of access to broadband is still a widespread issue across the country, especially in […]
September 11, 2020 — The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday advanced three communications and technology bills to the […]
August 14, 2020 — Based on data gathered from primary elections, experts at a Thursday webinar hosted by CQ Roll […]
July 30, 2020 — Wednesday’s House Judiciary Antitrust subcommittee hearing marked the first time four tech CEOs appeared before Congress, […]
July 24, 2020 — The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs voted to bar federal employees from downloading […]
July 22, 2020 — In an executive session held Wednesday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation voted […]
July 20, 2020 — Federal information technology systems are outdated and unable to keep up with their exponentially growing responsibilities, […]
July 20, 2020 — As the United States fosters record breaking infection rates of COVID-19 and looks toward a second […]
July 10, 2020 — The coronavirus pandemic has created an environment that is highly vulnerable to nefarious actors, said Rep. […]
June 2, 2020 —The heavily contested Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act advanced out of the Senate […]
June 29, 2020 — In a meeting of the House Rules Committee, Republicans said that even if the INVEST in […]
June 25, 2020 — Algorithms utilized by platforms to keep users engaged are partially to blame for the heightened state […]
June 24, 2020 — House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., and other members of the Rural Broadband Task Force introduced […]
June 24, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission should decrease the amount of money distributed through the Rural Digital Opportunity […]
June 22, 2020 — On Monday, House Democrats announced the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill aimed at […]
June 17, 2020 — Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., used a nominations hearing on Tuesday to grill Federal […]
June 4, 2020 — Sens. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., penned a letter to AT&T […]
June 3, 2020 — The protections against redistribution of copyrighted content as enumerated in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act are […]
May 29, 2020 — A slew of bills addressing broadband concerns during the coronavirus pandemic have been proposed, but partisan […]
May 26, 2020 — On Friday, Sens. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, John Boozman, R-Arkansas, Gary Peters, D-Michigan, Angus […]
May 14, 2020 — The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, also called the HEROES Act, contains $5 […]
May 11, 2020 — The coronavirus pandemic has given birth to all-too-predictable scams, agreed members of the House Consumer Protection […]
May 6, 2020 – Military officials and legislators urged the Federal Communications Commission to reverse their approval of increased satellite […]
April 23, 2020— Congress is “unwilling and unable, but mostly unwilling” to attempt remote voting, said Daniel Schuman, the policy […]
April 1, 2020—During a Silicon Slopes video conference on Monday, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, advised listeners to “focus, focus, focus” […]
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2020 – Counterfeit gear can be hard on the head. Deadly, in fact. That was the witness […]
One of the few moments of bipartisan cheering during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night was […]
WASHINGTON, January 22, 2020 – Senators and witnesses from government agencies and technology firms agreed Wednesday at a hearing that […]
Panelists at TechFreedom event said judiciary will prevent the FTC from developing proposed antitrust policies.
Bipartisan Senate bill clears the House, FCC auction prices climb higher, tech groups oppose newly proposed fee
Satellites, at the very least, can act as backup connections, webinar heard.
The FCC is looking at how to promote broadband competition and access in buildings.
What options do owners of, operators in, and tenants within MDUs have for better-quality broadband?
Funds targeted towards internet providers in areas with poor digital access across 19 states.
Mediacom petitioned the FCC to stop a Google-West Des Moines deal, but Google said it's not exclusive.
Netflix hit's traffic struggle, Virginia expects $2B from P3, op-ed says FCC expects states to get good maps before FCC.
Company says that the next generation of its products depend on 5G progress.
Huawei’s CTO avoided questions about concerns over its network infrastructure security as countries ban its products.
Trade association doesn't like new antitrust bill, Charter makes changes at the top, T-Mobile leads wireless, Verizon on wireline.
Open RAN adoption is said to save telecoms money and boost security, as providers are forced to move off Huawei.
EducationSuperHighway is signing up partners and will launch November 4.
Indigenous connectivity advocates said Native Americans should have control over their mapping data.
Lower broadband access barriers, NY lawmakers want fiber fee end, Arizona's fiber on highways, Rosenworcel reportedly not enough for Biden.
Providers of all sort can line up for their share of $75 billion worth of broadband grant funding.
5G crusader Commissioner Brendan Carr voiced pride in the FCC’s focus on 5G over the past four years
The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.
Democrats frustrated with Biden's delay on FCC, Comcast tests 10 Gbps speed, Louisiana wants 75% more broadband in six years.
Fiber builder says it has been denied permits that have harmed it and its customers, despite an existing city agreement.
Panelists at a WCA event last month said IoT will transform a trillion-plus dollar segment of the economy.
AT&T copper facilities suffered significant damage after Ida, FCC's second round of ECF, and Comcast's expanded plans for low-income Utahns.
The acting chairwoman said the country needs to move quickly to adopt 5G for future technologies.
A league of municipalities rep told Senator Amy Klobuchar that some small cities with lots of tourists need connectivity.
Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.
Facebook is nudging teens away from harmful content, Comcast's new spam call blocker, AT&T goes with Ericsson for standalone 5G.
At our October 13, 2021, event, we'll discuss trends toward hybrid technology and government grants by WISPs.
AT&T invests in rural broadband, Cox Communications is unable to partner with Verizon on wireless, and Apple appeals its federal...
The cloudification of communications services makes it easy to include voice, data, SMS, and video within any existing service.
The OECD finalized an earlier agreement that would impose a 15% tax on companies operating in 136 member nations.
Most Americans benefitting from federal spending on rural broadband are white non-Hispanic Americans, says NDIA.
Internet of Things devices are expected to increasingly flood the market as 5G networks light up.
Health providers testified before a Senate subcommittee that Congress should be open to all forms of telehealth.
The agency is reevaluating winning bids after asking providers to ensure census blocks aren't already served.
Concern that pandemic only temporarily heightened broadband awareness in Washington.
The biggest risk is likely to come through enforcement actions by state attorneys general and civil litigation, says Marashlian.
Former FCC commissioner confused by Biden, China Mobile only choosing Huawei and ZTE, and AT&T partners with Frontier.
The company is putting millions more into fiber infrastructure in the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia areas.
Beth Ford spoke at the ACA Connects' Independent Show on Wednesday.
Ashdown wanted share of streaming revenues, chunk of Americans regular consumers of news on Facebook, Open Broadband project takes off.