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.
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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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A coalition of 27 members of Congress sent a letter to Facebook on Wednesday regarding the doctored video of House […]
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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 […]
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Editor’s Note: Around the time of Presidents’ Day eight years ago, I wrote this piece about the connection between Abraham […]
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The ruling prevents internet providers in the state from abandoning net neutrality for broadband customers.
Results of verifications, audits and speed and latency testing for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund will be made public.
The Senate Commerce Committee will vote on Sohn’s renomination after confirmation efforts stalled last year.
Former Chairman William Kovacic said that Biden’s direction of the FTC raises expectations for the agency.
Broadband providers must now create “broadband nutrition labels” which list pricing and speed information.
Social media platforms are harming Iran due to their ignorance of Iranian culture and the nation's primary dialects.
Texas government official says that “cybersecurity needs to be a kitchen table topic.”
This will be the “first true gigabit city in the state of Montana,” said Bozeman's director of economic development.
The FCC on Thursday revoked the operating authorization of China Unicom, in latest effort to weed out national security threats.
Greater enrollment in federal programs will help close the digital divide, especially for Latino communities, but help is needed.
He argued that fundamental changes must be made to restore peoples' faith in an American system that works for everyone.
Technology advocacy groups are concerned about big technology companies entering the auto industry.
Experts discuss how social media is being treated in the Middle East and how to respond.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says the state’s current plans, assisted by the IIJA, will connect everyone in the state.
AT&T now has a 5 gigabit speeds for residential and business customers in 70 additional markets.
The United States Innovation and Competition Act would, among other things, plow money into semiconductor research and development.
The agency implemented new rules on the Affordable Connectivity Program, which makes a new subsidy permanent.
The deal would elevate Microsoft in an even more favorable position in the games-as-a-service market.
The D.C. attorney general is leading other state AGs alleging Google mislead consumers into believing they could disable location tracking.
Older adults continue at a rapid pace to adopt tech that assists the aging process.
Associations including INCOMPAS and WISPA applaud new multitenant proposal.
Funneling of infrastructure funds through states differs from Obama-era broadband programs.
The Federal Communications Commission has no excuse for why the agency finished with the same bad data it started with.
If adopted, the FCC’s regulations would increase broadband options for tenants.
The president urged wireless carriers to comply with the aviation industry’s requests for further delays on new network launches.
Klobuchar was able to rally Democrats and Republicans to support her bill, but its future depends upon a shaky alliance.
The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.
The new television broadcasting standard brings faster speeds and more opportunities for connecting tele-services.
The National League of Cities said government leaders need to have 'multiple points of engagement' with communities.
The Department of Agriculture awarded Lumen a $1.2-billion, 11-year contract for data services.
With infrastructure bill, there is no longer a shortage of funds for states to expand their broadband infrastructure, consultants said.
The future of teleworking will need upgraded security.
Business groups are asking Congress to supersede state laws by passing privacy legislation that sets a national standard.
While NTIA will interpret grant funding under the law, it’s up to states to determine where to allocate money.
Starks sat down to discuss the promise of smart grid technology for the environment.
T-Mobile ranks fastest mobile provider, improving on third quarter performance.
Airlines claim the need to cancel a many flights because of interference between altimeters and 5G transmitters.
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.