Sen. Lujan once again voiced concern that the FCC’s national broadband map contains major inaccuracies.
Panelists sought streamlined permitting processes on federal lands and in local communities, and reasonably priced pole access.
The Next Generation Telecommunications Act received bipartisan support.
Nomination of Alvaro Bedoya to the FTC can also advance to the floor following a party-line vote.
The committee did not raise Gigi Sohn’s nomination during its meeting.
The groups sent a letter emphasizing the need for internet access expansion ahead of Wednesday confirmation hearings.
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.
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The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
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