The new guidelines specify that only subscribers of 100 * 20 Mbps service will have speed tests accepted.
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The next phase of broadband mapping is going to be very much state-driven, said panelists.
Rules can increase the burden on small providers.
The countries with the most affordable broadband were Hong Kong, Singapore, Denmark, and Finland.
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The 100 Megabits per second download * 20 Mbps upload does not satisfy needs in rural areas, said panelists.
An assortment of data will be useful in all phases of the broadband planning process.
There are 'locations where we know it is not possible to receive that level of service,' said Maine's broadband authority.
The sheer magnitude of the overstatements in the FCC’s map makes the challenge process untenable.
Tribes needs to be prepared to approach states on what coverage data is not included in state maps.
South Carolina performs mapping audits to hold ISPs accountable for coverage claims.
Fabric data will continue to improve with feedback implementation and process changes, said CostQuest CEO.
Overreporting in maps may prove to be detrimental.
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Broadband leaders have 'unrealistic expectations' for mapping accuracy, panel hears.
State broadband offices are tasked with outlining their challenge processes amid other concerns.
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In a Fiber Broadband Association webinar, consultants, mappers and ISPs said states must verify broadband coverage.
Newly proposed legislation would add 7 months to the challenge process for states and other parties.
New York filed 31,000 location challenges against the FCC's mapping data.
Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said the second version of map fabric 'largely completed.'
SHLB said FCC officials recommended a workaround that risked penalties.
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The group also recommended a more streamlined complaint process for digital discrimination issues.
The day the music stopped for rural America with the release of FCC’s “new” map.
Tribal leaders and citizens must gather data 'on a scale large enough to ensure that Tribal nations receive' funding.
More focus needs to be one removing unserviceable locations, says an observer.
The FCC is considering additional requirements, but that could be burdensome for small providers.
Sohn added the Supreme Court decision in West Virginia could challenge net neutrality rules.
Panelists are concerned that states may not have had the prescriptive guidance needed to maximize funding.
An agency official said states have asked for guidance on how to handle local challenges.
The data only became publicly available after the deadline passed.
The challenge process is important because mapping is a “zero-sum game,” panelists said.
States facing difficulties collecting coverage data may have more time to present challenges.
Signatories say the FCC's map is inaccurate and local governments don't have the resources to challenge it in time.
The amount of funding to each state is based upon the FCC maps — which are clearly flawed.
The Broadband Breakfast Report for January 2023 lays out the things to know about the challenge process.
Panelists compared the FCC's process to flying a plane while it's being built.
Cities and states are still in the midst of challenging the accuracy of the FCC's maps.