NTIA's Evan Feinman spoke about what states need to keep in mind as they prepare for BEAD funds.
Agency leaders sign pact to formalize information-sharing on broadband deployment projects.
NTIA representatives to join FCC technology and security committees, FCC rep on spectrum committee
The infrastructure bill includes money to put toward building a technical workforce for the future of broadband.
Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
The report notes need for separating broadband access data from other consumer stats.
The groups sent a letter emphasizing the need for internet access expansion ahead of Wednesday confirmation hearings.
The more detail, the better, NTIA officials said of program.
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2020 – The Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday voted to advance a version of legislation creating a […]
WASHINGTON, January 16, 2020 – Speakers advocated civic resiliency and better public health through smart building infrastructure in a webinar […]
WASHINGTON, September 10, 2019- Federal agencies speaking at radiofrequency symposium hosted on Tuesday by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration […]
The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2019 — Differences between the Federal Communications Commission and the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration […]
A coalition of 27 members of Congress sent a letter to Facebook on Wednesday regarding the doctored video of House […]
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2019 – At least a half-dozen separate pieces of broadband legislation are working their way through Congress, and […]
The Federal Communications Commission’s recent auction of the 24 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum has been criticized by both the National Oceanic […]
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration released a comprehensive database of federal broadband programs on Monday. (See also this PDF for the […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: That latest internet use survey from the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration shows that the proportion […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This OpEd last week highlights the importance of broadband data and mapping, the variety of efforts underway to […]
With the sudden resignation of National Telecommunications and Information Administrator David Redl on Thursday, the U.S. Commerce Department’s NTIA has […]
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 – The nation’s leading telecommunications companies on Thursday announced a new broadband mapping pilot initiative that […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: New Mexico Hosts their next broadband summit on March 22, 2019, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. BROADBAND SUMMIT […]
February 13, 2019 – The Trump Administration on Wednesday highlighted the importance of enhancing broadband internet service for America, particularly […]
Editor’s Note: Around the time of Presidents’ Day eight years ago, I wrote this piece about the connection between Abraham […]
WASHINGTON, August 16, 2018 – New measures to improve broadband education and access in schools and libraries were among the […]
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2018 – Many in the broadband industry commenting on broadband availability data exposed the weaknesses of current […]
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2018 – In rural America, data-driven tools and libraries are heading efforts to expand broadband access, according […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2018 – Colorado broadband officials stressed the importance of public-private partnerships in extending broadband access to unserved […]
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 – The lack of broadband coverage in rural areas is impeding the agriculture sector from making […]
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2018 – Concerns that consumers will fail to adopt even basic security measures to protect themselves – […]
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2018 – Questions about how the federal government will be involved in rolling out the next-generation infrastructure […]
WASHINGTON, January 22, 2018 – A leaked document purporting to be an outline of the Trump Administration’s forthcoming infrastructure plan […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: In a significant new development, the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration outlines a process for […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: We’ve been enjoying our participation in this webinar series of the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and […]
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2017 — President Donald Trump is committed to moving an infrastructure bill this year despite making little […]
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2017 – At a Wednesday confirmation hearing for Peter Davidson to be general counsel of the Department […]
You are invited to join NTIA’s BroadbandUSA team today for a webinar discussing: Strategies for Broadband Adoption and Digital Inclusion […]
DALLAS, April 18, 2017 – Over the past ten years, broadband mapping has gone through many changes. In the beginning, […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is continuing its efforts to ensure good-quality broadband data, even as […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Local broadband institutions seeking to leverage high-speed connectivity for the benefit of their broader communities will benefit from attending the inaugural AnchorNETS...
With FCC maps promised soon, some states are preparing to possibly challenge them by making their own.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
The establishment of the Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program is intended to bring awareness to the program.
The strategy would identify gaps and limitations that would hinder coordination across federal broadband programs.
Opponents say increasing coverage and speed obligations of the ACAM program may be unnecessary with new federal broadband money.
Settles suggests tactics for communities to effectively deploy telehealth services while marketing the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Lumen's Quantum Fiber will deliver up to 8 Gig symmetrical speeds in certain markets.
The FCC should incorporate the mapping data from local governments to avoid overbuilding, ensure technology neutrality.
Randy Brogle was previously working on fiber investments for Facebook parent Meta.
The document includes information about how often the agencies will meet and when they'll get involved in proposed actions.
Omni Fiber was injected with funds from Oak Hill Capital last month.
The announcement is the second round of ReConnect funding in fiscal year 2022.
As FCC fights robocalls, robotexts are on the rise.
Some say the bill would add heavy regulation that will harm investments and consumers.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'Wireless connectivity is one of the most vital aspects of our digital infrastructure.'
The next generation wireless technology is being touted as the most secure yet.
The non-profit Yellowstone Fiber uses a unique business model in the thriving community of Bozeman, Montana, and the surrounding county.
Detroit’s Hope Village experienced an internet outage for 45 days in the early days of the pandemic.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.
A small city in Utah has some of the country's highest speeds using a unique model of fiber sharing.
'Meta in recent years has set its sights on building, and ultimately controlling, a VR ‘metaverse.'
With service beginning in late September, non-profit fiber ISP aims to serve rural Gallatin County
The money is for two new funding rounds to address the 'homework gap.'
The commission said it is helping communities prepare to apply for some of the $42.5B NTIA BEAD program.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
The CHIPS Act had been pushed by officials as a key bill to increase America's self sufficiency on chip manufacturing.
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'
'I think obtaining funding from the Universal Service Fund would go a long way.'
'Our guiding principle at the CFTC must be to stop fraud or harmful conduct that harms our markets.'
Former Google executive Camille Gloster has been appointed by the White House to its Office of the National Cyber Director.
But there's concern a Senate vote on a fifth FCC commissioner will not happen before midterms.
A former Commerce Department official said the nation is ‘so far behind in addressing these threats.’
The money will go toward internet access, equipment, and to hire and train information technology personnel.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act cleared committee 53-2, with pushback from California legislators.
'It is time to act,' Alan Davidson said at an event Thursday.
One professor said it is the only way to solve the harmful content problem without encroaching on free speech rights.
Following up on UTOPIA Fiber's buildout to Morgan City, we'll look at benefits of broadband for this rural community
The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed six consumer bills, including national privacy legislation.
The state partners with educational institutions and service providers to maximize public funding.