The adoption of new technologies presents operators with a plethora of new variables to manage on the user control plane.
Existing infrastructure is insufficient to handle extra traffic from the 2024 Republican National Convention: Verizon.
Proposed rules would also put more limits on when utilities can pass full replacement costs to telecom companies.
Providers may receive up to $10,000 for each utility pole they replace in unserved areas.
Telecom and utility companies have been clashing on replacement costs.
The Affordable Connectivity Program and the Rip-and-Replace program are both central funding needs for the industry.
The NTIA's Internet Use Survey doesn't delve deeply enough into why people choose not to adopt broadband.
The federal government has failed to uphold its trust responsibility to provide health, safety and welfare to Native American tribes.
The fund spends $8 billion annually to subsidize networks.
The move is a win for wireless providers, who have been pushing the NTIA on the issue.
If the state chose to solely install fiber, underserved communities would be left out, said state broadband leaders.
We'd be building broadband to no one without the ACP. The ACP extends every BEAD dollar further.
The FCC approved on Wednesday new policies to address gaps in broadband access.
The FCC also approved support for domestic abuse victims, inquiry on AI and robocalls and preventing cell phone scams.
The Communications and Technology Subcommittee held a hearing Tuesday on using AI to enhance communication networks.
The NTIA will study repurposing 2,786 MHz of spectrum in the next two years.
Comments are due to Oregon's broadband office on December 10, and to the University of Hawaii by December 9.
Of $10 billion spent through 2021, 93 percent of households received only 10 * 1 Mbps service.
Unlike most states, South Carolina released both volume one and two together.
The task force, mandated by the 2018 Farm Bill, pushed both the FCC and USDA on mapping and subsidies.
Panelists from Stealth Communications and Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners addressed operational and financial broadband
The commission would increase its standard to 100 * 20 Mbps.
It is the second state to start ground-truthing broadband data as part of the $42.5 billion program under IIJA.
The new guidance allows performance bonds and takes other measures to include smaller providers.
The fund is set to run dry in 2024.
The $3 billion shortfall was first flagged by the FCC in July 2022.
The internet subsidy dubbed the Affordable Connectivity Program is set to dry up as early as April 2024.
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The framework could help free up more spectrum to meet rising demand, some experts said.
Cable companies can leverage low upgrade costs and network operating experience to win grants, executives said.
A rural build required as part of the company's Time Warner Cable purchase was surprisingly profitable, Chris Winfrey said.
But they worry a change in FCC data collection could jeopardize BEAD funds for wireless providers.
Policy experts were not all in agreement on whether to wrap ACP into the Universal Service Fund.
Capacity planning and different congestion algorithms can improve users' experience without adding speed.
The WISPAPALOOZA panel outlined key BEAD rules for small providers and WISPs to be familiar with.
Advocacy on high-cost thresholds could help fixed wireless providers get BEAD funds.
The group's policy heads said they are advocating to include unlicensed wireless.
Main considerations for wireless tower builders are Tribal sites, airports and endangered species
ConnectLA is the first state agency under BEAD to kick off an evidence-based procedure ground-truthing local broadband data.
The Sixth Circuit struck down another similar petition from Consumers' Research.