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July 20, 2020 — Federal information technology systems are outdated and unable to keep up with their exponentially growing responsibilities, […]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 […]
KEYSTONE, Colorado, May 24, 2022 – The America Association of Public Broadband on Tuesday praised many aspects of the U.S....
Agency head Alan Davidson says communities “play a huge role” in build deployment.
Panelists discussed the benefits of a digital currency backed by the Federal Reserve.
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Barriers to closing the divide including awareness of programs, resources and increasing digital literacy.
Key provisions in the social media law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis was found unconstitutional by an appeals court.
Critical USF programs for expanding broadband are struggling to maintain revenue streams.
New questions arise on the Digital Equity Act following NTIA's notice of funding release this month.
The policy statement provides the guiding principles for which the FTC will review the collection and use of children's data...
The lawsuit comes years after Facebook was found to have been used to harvest personal data for political purposes.
Georgia Technology Authority representative says the notices are dense and difficult for applicants to understand.
A star-studded cast will take the stage next week as part of the dozens of events slated to take place.
Senate introduces bill breaking up Google’s digital advertising business
The Metaverse is at the forefront of developments in seamless payments and richer information flows.
Dish said its customers will now have access to AT&T's gigabit fiber services.
FCC will consider raising the speed standard for certain carriers that receive fixed monthly funding from the agency.
'A lot of regulatory gaps exist because we have two regulators.'
National Telecommunications and Information Administration announces news on its 'Internet for All' web portal for three IIJA programs.
Such state action could potentially the delay the implementation of the broadband policy, says Fiber Broadband Association counsel.
Director of the Capital Projects Fund said the fund should be used with infrastructure bill money to close broadband gaps.
Digital literacy should be a priority to unlock telehealth’s potential, a telehealth event heard.
NTIA's Evan Feinman spoke about what states need to keep in mind as they prepare for BEAD funds.
The FCC laid out its agenda for the June open meeting.
One of the primary responsibilities of being a faith leader is to listen to your community and understand its problems.
Noah Phillips said Tuesday he wants the commission to think about the impact of antitrust rules on rising prices.
Spellmeyer previously worked at U.S. Cellular and ACA Connects member company TDS Telecommunications Corp.
Small business owners vocalized concerns at a forum hosted by the FTC and the DoJ.
The opinion stated that the Department of Justice can prosecute someone who sent millions in crypto to a sanctioned state.
The issue of pole attachment costs to place broadband equipment is being examined by the FCC.
Ookla can help your community get the funding you need to provide access for all to the digital economy.
Parler's Amy Peikoff said she wishes Twitter can follow in her social media company's footsteps.
The FCC recognizes pole access for the barrier that it is.
Musk has taken a step back from the acquisition, but insists he still intends to purchase Twitter.
Though most groups issued their support, others voiced reservations.
Fund disbursement procedures for three new federal broadband programs are now publicly available.
NTIA notices of funding opportunity released Friday to kick off grant disbursement.
The long awaited notice of funding opportunity laid out the system for how each applicant program will be scored.
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) details parameters of Broadband, Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program.
Agency leaders sign pact to formalize information-sharing on broadband deployment projects.