March 18, 2021 – House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Washington, said Wednesday that the committee...
January 28, 2021—During the first organizational meeting of the House Commerce Committee of the 117th Congress, Chairman Frank Pallone of […]
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 […]
July 30, 2020 — Wednesday’s House Judiciary Antitrust subcommittee hearing marked the first time four tech CEOs appeared before Congress, […]
July 20, 2020 — Federal information technology systems are outdated and unable to keep up with their exponentially growing responsibilities, […]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 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 22, 2020 — On Monday, House Democrats announced the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill aimed at […]
May 11, 2020 — The coronavirus pandemic has given birth to all-too-predictable scams, agreed members of the House Consumer Protection […]
April 23, 2020— Congress is “unwilling and unable, but mostly unwilling” to attempt remote voting, said Daniel Schuman, the policy […]
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2020 – Counterfeit gear can be hard on the head. Deadly, in fact. That was the witness […]
In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency […]
WASHINGTON, December 13, 2019 – The industry group that is hammering out technical standards governing an anti-robocall framework announced Thursday […]
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2019 – Mid-band radiofrequencies in the so-called “C-Band” are underutilized but not unused, said House Energy and […]
WASHINGTON, October 22, 2019 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in the spotlight again on Wednesday, when he is […]
WASHINGTON, October 16, 2019 – The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday said that technology companies need […]
WASHINGTON, August 14, 2019 — The Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Committee have issued a subpoena […]
Congress and the Federal Communications Commission are working together to stop robocalls, wrote FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Rep. Bob […]
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2019 — The United States should be cautious about including language similar to the Communication Decency Act’s […]
A recent report from the CoBank Knowledge Exchange detailed new insights into successful broadband partnerships. The report, written by economists […]
The Universal Service Fund should be subject to a budget cap, argued Technology Policy Institute Senior Fellows Sarah Oh and […]
The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 – Facebook’s digital currency platform Calibra continues to be the focus of intense congressional scrutiny. On […]
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 — The “honeymoon phase” of tech is definitely over. As a result, federal privacy legislation is […]
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2019 – In the House Judiciary Committee’s second hearing putting tech giants under the microscope, both the […]
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2019 — Differences between the Federal Communications Commission and the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration […]
The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced more than $524 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2019 — Amazon may be profiting from the sale of products promoted by increasing numbers of fake […]
Taiwan has the world’s fastest broadband, while the United States comes in at 15th place, according to the annual Worldwide […]
Following a string of data breaches that touched tens of millions of consumers, and revelations of user data exploitation by […]
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 — Following the Federal Communications Commission’s recent order against robocalls, for added measure the House Energy […]
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2019 – At least a half-dozen separate pieces of broadband legislation are working their way through Congress, and […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2019 — Congress should make it easier for small wireless internet service providers to acquire spectrum and […]
“The lack of adequate broadband has become a crisis in rural areas,” Isanti County Broadband Task Force Member Greg Carlson […]
On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce will conduct a hearing on H.R. 2741, or Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s America Act. […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Rep. Anna Eshoo on Thursday introduced three separate measures designed to expedite broadband access. The Conduit Deployment […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Telecommunications industry and advocacy organizations on Wednesday and Thursday reacted to the introduction of the LIFT America […]
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.
Frances Haugen testifies in front of the Senate studying protecting kids online after revealing herself as Facebook whistleblower.
The agency said it hopes to better target areas in need of adequate connectivity.