What did you do on your summer vacation? Major broadband network operators spent the season making plans to deploy superfast […]
Network neutrality is an important issue. We mustn’t allow transport owners to limit our ability to communicate. But, network neutrality […]
The success of the internet demonstrates that we now depend on network operators to assure that services like telephony work. […]
Telecom attorney Jonathan Lee takes down the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s specious case against the AT&T/Time Warner merger […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Telemedicine is one of the most immediately needed high-bandwidth broadband applications, and it promises concrete and easy-to-see […]
Democratic leadership in both the House and Senate recently released a plan for broadband deployment that would spend $40 billion in taxpayer […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Here’s my piece in the Deseret News, responding to information about the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency […]
In the battle to deploy broadband, cooperatives (co-ops) can be a decisive force to cover the rural flanks in states […]
July 7, 2016 – Since 2008, the ability to “cut the cord” has existed with the help of devices allowing […]
Editor's Note: This column, "Once 'Athens of the West,' a Kentucky city seeks revival and improvements," was originally published in the Deseret News of Salt Lake City, Utah. Here is...
April 13, 2015 - Attention on the significance of community-based Gigabit Networks rose dramatically when President Obama included an announcement about the importance of community broadband...
Editor's Note: On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission announced a $25 million settlement with AT&T for data breaches including the releasing of thousands of customer records, including...
WASHINGTON, November 13, 2014 – Net neutrality has been the hottest topic in tech policy for months. Politicians on the […]
Editor’s Note: With the announcement of President Obama’s desire to classify broadband as public utility, BroadbandBreakfast.com welcomes commentaries and opinions […]
November 4, 2014 – Nearly a year-and-a-half ago, Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam claimed in an editorial in The New […]
October 17, 2014 – Fiber-optic communication is increasingly being recognized as a new necessity of urban life, with momentum for […]
Rural Americans are sicker, poorer and more likely to be uninsured than their urban counterparts. Vital human capital links in […]
Although it is the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) that is charged with implementing the ambitious universal service policy […]
Wall Street and K Street are separated by a mere 225 miles, but for many companies they are worlds apart. […]
WASHINGTON, December 16, 2013 – Last Thursday’s testimony, by the full group of Federal Communications Commissioners at the House Energy […]
Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition Finds Fault with Study Critiquing Broadband Technology Opportunities Program WASHINGTON, November 18, 2013 – The […]
WASHINGTON, September 18, 2013 – There are 3.79 million square miles in the United States, and the federal government controls 30 percent of that […]
CARBONDALE, Illinois, August 26, 2013 - Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday announced the state's fourth investment in Gigabit Networks, providing $1.5 million in funding to...
June 17, 2013 – The smart grid and broadband go together like mashed potatoes and gravy. And yet why is […]
March 18, 2013 – At the Broadband Breakfast Club, we strive to introduce our readers and club members to the […]
By Nick Feamster, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Georgia Tech (The original version of this article is posted in Dr. […]
February 5, 2013 – Now that I’ve had a chance to read the front-page Washington Post story on so-called “Super […]
LONDON, December 19, 2012 – In 2013, roll-out of LTE services will have limited immediate economic impact, social media giants […]
April 2, 2012 – I admit to being taken in yesterday by Google’s April Fools prank – Gmail Tap. This […]
January 12, 2012 – The Broadband Economy has always been about three things: wired and wireless connections; the iPods, iPhones, […]
Expert Contributors: Stephanie A. Joyce, Esq. and Stephen Thompson, Esq. WASHINGTON, November 18, 2011 – The development of SmartGrid technology, […]
WASHINGTON, Friday October 28, 2011. Vice President & Associate General Counsel of NCTA, Steve Morris gave Broadband Breakfast his first […]
WASHINGTON, DC October 24, 2011 – Forbes Mercy, President of Washington Broadband Inc and WISPA VP/ Legislative Chair shared some […]
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, August 9, 2011 - It's very easy to take broadband for granted. People want to go online to look up answers on Wikipedia, to...
If it were a piece of classical music, the “study” by Navigant Economics’ Jeffrey Eisenach and Kevin Caves could easily be titled “Variations on a False...
If you’re like most consumers today, you’re spending many hours a day online, surfing the Internet for information, sending and receiving e-mails, watching videos, exchanging photos,...
At MIO, we’re well aware that broadband isn’t being used to its full potential because not enough of the right people know what it is or...
Last year, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recognized the role of technology in strengthening this country’s economy by investing 7.2 million in funding into...
On June 20, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) formally approved the program it has developed for creation of new generic top-level domains...
The National Broadband Plan won’t do jack until more folks in Wunderland acknowledge and aggressively address one stark truth – broadband competition is mostly a myth,...
Nominated by President Biden as Federal Communications Commissioner, Sohn understands the real reason net neutrality is necessary.
Attendees questioned how digital equity progress can be measured and how underserved populations are educated on technology use.
Lawmakers chastised the companies for providing little information in response to past committee inquiries.
The commissioner noted the peril democracy and citizen privacy finds themselves in around the world.
The Treasury Department has resolved all of the concerns that the Institute for Local Self Reliance identified in May.
America and Europe are working together to address supply chain concerns.
Some are warning that federal infrastructure money should not go toward subsidizing old networks.
Brenda Lawrence, a democratic representative from Michigan, introduced new legislation that will help measure the nation’s digital literacy.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held Wednesday hearing exploring broadband investments in Tribal communities.
Panelists argued that the federal government needs to institute policies for growth in strategic technology industries.
Public-private partnerships will increase the community benefit of infrastructure projects, leaders at Qualcomm and Verizon said.
A judge dismissed Facebook's objection to the FTC's investigation into the company's alleged anticompetitive practices.
Broadband Breakfast returns to being the “go to” gathering place for broadband policy and internet technology in Washington.
Mapping will play an essential role in the success of the IIJA.
AI is transforming law, finance and government.
State officials will play a crucial role in IIJA implementation.
Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.
Too many reports could burden federal officials, said the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation.
The smart home industry is seeing continued growth, smart home experts said.
Regional crackdowns raise questions about the stability of cryptocurrencies.
In the coming year, fiber-optic infrastructure will needed to manage and offer increases in bandwidth capacity.
Atlantic Broadband has rebranded as Breezeline after expanding in the country.
The innovators say collecting data on growing conditions is key to securing global food supplies.
The FCC’s proposed rules would establish the requirements for households to be eligible for the new device subsidy program.
To find the best way to regulate technology, antitrust regulators need more tools to maintain fairness in the digital economy.
Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Shelley Moore Capito listed infrastructure fund disbursement among their foremost focuses for the coming year.
Treasury Department departed from its original proposed rule, granting recipients flexibility on broadband download and upload speeds.
The sister of a federal officer shot on duty says Facebook knowingly radicalized his killers.
Comments are due on February 4, 2022, focused on the infrastructure grants, middle-mile program, and digital equity planning grants.
The hope is coordination problems will be relieved when the Senate confirms NTIA head.
A California mayor said her city is thriving by prioritizing community needs in technology and infrastructure projects.
Travel companies and hotels will still depend on humans despite advances in technology.
Even though stakeholders may want technologies that yield better results, they may be uncomfortable with artificial intelligence.
The expansion will bring fiber-to-the-home to residents of two additional Utahn cities.
Currently, consumers are not being provided the information they need to make the leap, a consultant said.
Dish Wireless has a new president at a critical time in push to become major wireless player in the U.S.
The bottom line reason for state interest in autonomous vehicles is safety, says Utah transportation official.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
American automobile manufacturer gunning to be first to market with personal autonomous vehicle.