The Federal Communications Commission says no.
The Affordable Connectivity Program and the Rip-and-Replace program are both central funding needs for the industry.
We'd be building broadband to no one without the ACP. The ACP extends every BEAD dollar further.
Most are underweighting the legal challenges and problems to rule of law.
A core component of Americans — about 20 percent — are not connected to the benefits of better broadband.
Broadband operators need to simplify and clarify their purpose and the value offered to customers.
Internet for all: Zayo's mission to connect what’s next.
More than 400,000 Houston households are eligible for Affordable Connectivity Program. But only 30% have adopted.
Access to affordable and accessible high-speed internet is no longer a matter of convenience.
BEAD success requires a long-term commitment to technological, economic, social, and civic vitality.
Usage based billing ensures that those who use the most data pay the most money.
Healthcare organizations are seeing telehealth as an opportunity to enhance connectivity with patients and improve healthcare outcomes.
States must overcome numerous hurdles before BEAD will be able to succeed.
Greater reliable and secure broadband bandwidth is necessary to support a quality remote culture and work environment.
We may miss a major opportunity to finally connect all areas of the country if we don’t leverage 5G FWA technology.
End-to-end encryption of personal messages is essential and must be protected by law.
Fixed wireless has the potential to deliver data speeds that surpass current broadband networks.
5G is also helping carriers reach those on the wrong side of the digital divide.
The Broadband Quality Experience Delivered initiative helps provide seamless broadband connectivity so that applications can work together optimally.
Largest beneficiaries of ACP do not participate financially in federal programs designed to promote broadband adoption.
'It is time for the United States to end its haphazard approach to closing the digital divide.'
The ACP has connected millions of families and communities to high-speed internet, and it needs to be extended.
The sheer magnitude of the overstatements in the FCC’s map makes the challenge process untenable.
The Buy America mandate could seriously hamper the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment program.
While the USF remains vital in an ever-increasing connected world, it is in serious jeopardy of surviving.
How many communities are leveraging their teen populations in the pursuit of broadband and digital equity?
We know little about how California and other states plan to distribute the money under the opaque arrangement.
Programs like the ACP and technologies like fixed wireless can play a key role in connecting older adults.
Financial requirements for broadband grant applications include audited financials and letter of credit requirements.
Through Telehealth Access Points, we can consider broadband and telehealth as the double-edged sword of digital health.
Estimating how far the money will go does not require advanced math.
Bandwidth requirements for cloud businesses suggest that a dedicated 10 or 20 Megabits per second symmetrical is needed.
Keeping American families and veterans connected is too important to allow the ACP to lapse.
The author led the city of Loveland, Colorado, through the assessment and feasibility study of publicly-owned broadband.
Efforts in multiple states aim to address connectivity challenges for low-income residents.
Communities need a strong human element for telehealth to succeed, so digital navigators are key to the team.
Newly proposed legislation would add 7 months to the challenge process for states and other parties.
Blocking the entire compromised originating or terminating ranges of voice traffic leads to unnecessary losses.
Why have internet prices remained constant while demand surges? It all boils down to investment.
Fiber, coax and fixed wireless network plans dependent on BEAD funding demand scrutiny.