WASHINGTON, January 16, 2020 – Senators raised a grab bag of concerns about broadband mapping, the digital divide, spectrum sharing and […]
WASHINGTON, December 13, 2019 – The industry group that is hammering out technical standards governing an anti-robocall framework announced Thursday […]
WASHINGTON, December 6, 2019 – Even though the so-called MOBILE NOW law has been effect since March 2018, former Senate […]
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2019 – Mid-band radiofrequencies in the so-called “C-Band” are underutilized but not unused, said House Energy and […]
WASHINGTON, October 24, 2019 – US Telecom on Thursday praised legislators and a regulator who have promoted their framework for […]
WASHINGTON, October 22, 2019 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in the spotlight again on Wednesday, when he is […]
WASHINGTON, October 17, 2019 – A Senate Appropriations subcommittee focused questions at a Thursday hearing on the Federal Communication Commission’s […]
WASHINGTON, October 16, 2019 – The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday said that technology companies need […]
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2019 – A Senate Judiciary subcommittee devoted to antitrust on Tuesday grilled witnesses about what appeared to […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2019 — Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., took the stage at the National Conservative Student Conference on Wednesday […]
Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., announced on Tuesday four new endorsements for the Children and Media Research Advancement Act. This legislation […]
The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 – Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple said on Tuesday that next year, her division of the […]
Third party websites that use Facebook’s “Like” button can be held liable for processing personal user data and transmitting it […]
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2019 — Policy experts and tech executives emphatically defended the controversial Section 230 of the Communications Decency […]
The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously passed the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act on Wednesday, Broadcasting and Cable reports. […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 — The Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday details of its $5 billion settlement with Facebook […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 — As concern about smart home technology grows, three progressive representatives are planning to introduce a […]
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2019 — Facebook, Amazon, and Apple stocks dropped on Tuesday after reports of a broad antitrust review […]
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2019 — With great power comes great responsibility. And now Google, which insists that it is not […]
On Thursday, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging the agency to […]
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- Facebook’s venture into cryptocurrency raised a high degree of concern among some members of the Senate Banking […]
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 15, 2019 — Rather than seeking to break up big technology giants, Congress should instead focus on ratcheting […]
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 — Congress urgently needs to create a federal privacy law, said panelists at a privacy conference […]
Twenty-two rural, education and public interest groups sent a letter on Tuesday urging Congress to ensure that the Federal Communications […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2019 — Amazon may be profiting from the sale of products promoted by increasing numbers of fake […]
The Hill reports that dozens of consumer advocacy groups have called for congressional committees and regulatory agencies to impose a […]
Taiwan has the world’s fastest broadband, while the United States comes in at 15th place, according to the annual Worldwide […]
Trade negotiations with the U.S. and China are “right back on track,” said President Trump this Saturday at the G20 […]
Christopher Ali discusses his solutions to bridge the rural-urban digital divide in his most recent book, "Farm Fresh Broadband."
Panelists argued that lack of equitable digital access is deadly and driven by lack of competition.
"Farm Fresh Broadband" explains the world of broadband policy and provides solutions to bridge the digital divide.
There is concern that an FTC focused on 'big is bad' will stunt economic growth in the future.
Apple will not reinstate Fortnite after court fight, T-Mobile expands in 4 states, Ajit Pai on Virginia's broadband success.
Topic 4 explores the past and future of the shared infrastructure model with more smart city deployments.
Politico panel debates merit of allowing tech platform users to migrate data freely.
The FCC should hit the pause button on a current plan to zero out support for voice-only services.
Advisory panel includes leaders in broadband and a chief economist at the FCC.
A coalition of groups argue the Texas law violates the Constitution, US Telecom on investment and Connected Nation on impact.
Partnerships for broadband need to emphasize community engagement to improve connectivity
Companies, industries, and associations chime in on FCC equipment blacklist proposal.
FCC head talks spectrum and network strategy, broadband policy book released, and it's Lifeline Awareness Week.
Topic 3 focuses on the way that municipalities' infrastructure projects has changed the conversation around public private partnerships.
Want a sneak peak of Digital Infrastructure Investment 2021 on Monday? Moderators for the event's four sessions preview their panels.
Brad Smith said information sharing is critical for preventative measures against cyberattacks.
Thirteen additional bidders approved for RDOF, Blue Ridge going full fiber, YouTube Premium growing but trails other streaming apps.
Broadband Breakfast briefly breaks down the topics to be discussed at the TPRC conference.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
'These companies know how many resources they [agencies] have,' Klobuchar said.
The Broadband Connectivity Index uses multiple datasets to try to get a better understanding of well- and under-connected areas in...
AT&T's opens first learning center with free broadband, open RAN company Parallel Wireless expands, AT&T testing 5G for maritime use.
Topic 2 at DII2021 will consider new ownership models of digital assets. What role will cities and operators play?
The number of states restricting municipal broadband networks has dropped during the pandemic.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
Democrats intro device subsidy bill, OneWeb half way to launch goal, Trevor Jones is USTelecom VP of gov. affairs.
Expert says the issue is about what Hytera could be compelled to do by the Chinese government.
Dish is partnering with IBM for 5G, ConnectMaine's community broadband grants, Intuit to buy Mailchimp, STL hires Paolo Colella.
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
Topic 1 at DII2021 considers debt and equity financing for digital infrastructure investment.
Senate-passed legislation for broadband investment inspired by Colorado's experience, says senator.
Staunch privacy advocate Alvaro Bedoya appears to be Joe Biden's pick for the FTC, Axios reports.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel said EBB will benefit tremendously from local outreach efforts.
Lightbox publishing new broadband map, Epic Games suffers loss in Apple antitrust case, 2021 Community Broadband Awards announced.
Dish said it needs non-contiguous 600 MHz band licenses to test open-RAN 5G network in two markets.
Broadband Breakfast, in person and for lunch, heard about the possibilities with spectrum sharing and combining technologies for coverage.
The FCC outlines September meeting agenda, the FTC will review big tech mergers this month, AT&T signs deal with OneWeb.
BroadbandNow launches a "consumer confidence" survey.
NCTA said the FCC should deny exclusive access to these buildings, but not exclusive wiring agreements.
Diversified Communications Group said the FCC flubbed on adding Hytera to blacklist.