Among the bills sent to the House, the committee passed two on telecom and one on consumer safety.
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July 20, 2020 — Federal information technology systems are outdated and unable to keep up with their exponentially growing responsibilities, […]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 […]
On the surface, satellite seems like the ideal way to close the rural-urban digital divide.
For the first time, the FCC is proposing removing voice service providers for breaking spam call rules.
Hurdles WISPs face include defining reliable service, regulatory burdens, and financial requirements, experts say.
5G has experienced a quantum leap in growth since it first began rolling out in 2018.
'Everyone says, ‘Oh, there’s going to be a workforce shortage,’ but no one is really focusing on it.'
The highest court in the land will hear a case about the scope of internet platform liability under Section 230.
Critical USF programs for expanding broadband are struggling to maintain revenue streams.
Two information technology industry groups are trying to stall implementation of Texas’ social media law.
There is a 'massive difference' between federal Form 477 data and state maps in Georgia and North Carolina
The vote on space debris comes as an increasing number of LEO satellites are gearing up for launch.
Legislation introduced Thursday would shield federal broadband funding from being taxed.
The company's president of broadband access and adoption initiatives lauded AT&T's public-private partnerships.
The conversation dealt with open access networks, and whether cities are well-suited to play a role in developing them.
Officials on the panel said there was significant confusion among challengers regarding categories of challenges.
Updates to the Commerce agency's website includes access to information about other federal broadband programs.
'We believe that connectivity can be a new and distinct category in impact investing.'
Community Connectivity Providers present a new paradigm for thinking about digital infrastructure investment for community networks.
A recent study by CostQuest suggests that 37,000 more towers are needed to bring mobile coverage up to speed nationwide.
The FCC is looking to adapt its robocall methods for texts.
The NTIA is proposing a limited-equipment, limited-time exemption to purchasing American-made products.
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FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel's proposal for increased auction authority would allow the agency to support infrastructure investment.
'How do we make sure that you can keep that home grown talent?'
Incorporating equitable processes and outcomes from the start is crucial to avoid perpetuating continued inequalities.
The 4th of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
'You need to get a little better about talking to and listening to native communities," the chairman told the FCC.
Growing fears of recession trigger pullback on previous rosy forecasts.
SiFi Networks will construct an all-fiber network for 40,000 households in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The company says its map is based on millions of M-Lab speed tests conducted over a six-month period.
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They objected to being required to help build CostQuest’s database, but are unable to utilize database for their own benefit.
A federal judge ruled that CostQuest made no misrepresentations in its bid for the FCC mapping contract.
'Using the right information at the right time, we’re going to get to a better place.'
The Agriculture Department announced $502M will go to service providers in 20 states.
The 2nd of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
The Democratic legislator called on NTIA end the automatic disclosure of .US web domain users’ personal information.
Doreen Bodgan-Martin is running to head the United Nations’ technology regulator.
The virtual tools are being used to prepare workers coming out of lockdowns during the pandemic.
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The White House announced six hires to take charge of $52-billion semiconductor program.