T-Mobile was also named the most consistent mobile operator and topped 5G download speeds.
The FCC hopes companies will make it easier for consumers to choose a broadband plan that fits their needs.
Advocates say strict compliance requirements may economically harm small providers.
Broadband providers must now create “broadband nutrition labels” which list pricing and speed information.
Broadband Breakfast briefly breaks down the topics to be discussed at the TPRC conference.
BroadbandNow launches a "consumer confidence" survey.
March 11, 2021 – The Federal Communications Commission’s new “fabric” for mapping broadband service across America will not only help […]
March 11, 2021 – Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has changed her stance on the timeline for updating […]
December 27, 2020 – Broadband Now’s new report on gigabit internet coverage in the United States picks upon aspects of […]
November 20, 2020 – In releasing a new open set on the state of broadband availability in the United States, […]
More than half of the world’s population is online, but many people are still unable to access the resources and […]
April 23, 2020 – CenturyLink’s chief technology officer said on Wednesday that while “parts of the network infrastructure ran hot” […]
April 9, 2020 – Local broadband speeds may be impaired by upload speed, says analyst at a webinar hosted by […]
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020— Representatives of states and municipalities discussed strategies to increase broadband availability and affordability in their regions […]
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2020 – In term of impact on broadband connectivity, “Covid-19 doesn’t even compare to the Superbowl or […]
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2020 – American and global society is right now living through the herculean task of moving fundamental […]
As more and more customers move to working and studying from home, data usage habits are changing, according to a […]
WASHINGTON, February 26, 2020 – Independent actors are leading the way in fixing the widely-identified flaws with the Federal Communications […]
The European Union requested documents from Facebook to determine whether Facebook partially awarded users data to special third-party applications, The Wall […]
U.S. infrastructure hasn’t been able to keep up with the country’s demand to connect, according to a new report surveying […]
The Open Technology Institute of New America on Wednesday released a blog post focusing on Ammon, Idaho, and highlighted how […]
WASHINGTON, October 10, 2019 – The tech world is buzzing about the alleged “negative latency” that the search engine giant […]
The CBRS Alliance announced on Monday that the Federal Communications Commission has approved commercial deployment in the 3.5 GHz CBRS Band. […]
Broadband technologies are getting better and faster, but access is still concentrated in metro and suburban areas, Kim Hart and […]
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2019 – While U.S. carriers struggle to unveil real-world deployments with truly high-speed 5G deployments, South Korean […]
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2019- Broadband mapping experts believe that the Federal Communications Commission and internet service providers are not doing […]
The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously passed the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act on Wednesday, Broadcasting and Cable reports. […]
Taiwan has the world’s fastest broadband, while the United States comes in at 15th place, according to the annual Worldwide […]
Income is the most significant factor contributing to low broadband adoption rates, according to an analysis (PDF) released this month […]
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 – In tackling the nettlesome question of improving broadband mapping, the telecom industry group US Telecom […]
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2019 – At least a half-dozen separate pieces of broadband legislation are working their way through Congress, and […]
There is not a single county in Pennsylvania where more than half of the households meet federal standards for broadband, […]
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration released a comprehensive database of federal broadband programs on Monday. (See also this PDF for the […]
The divide between rural and urban internet access has “narrowed substantially,” according to an annual report recently released by the […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This is fabulous news. Pew has one of the best reputations for consistent, credible, and long-lasting research […]
April 9, 2019 – There is exists a gaping digital divide between Rural America and the rest of the country, […]
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 – The nation’s leading telecommunications companies on Thursday announced a new broadband mapping pilot initiative that […]
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2019 - The Federal Trade Commission is hosting an event on Wednesday on "Competition and Consumer Protection Issues in U.S. Broadband Markets."
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: We’ve been following SNG Group for some time. Think of this group as the “broadband economists.” They […]
Agency head Alan Davidson says communities “play a huge role” in build deployment.
Panelists discussed the benefits of a digital currency backed by the Federal Reserve.
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Barriers to closing the divide including awareness of programs, resources and increasing digital literacy.
Key provisions in the social media law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis was found unconstitutional by an appeals court.
Critical USF programs for expanding broadband are struggling to maintain revenue streams.
New questions arise on the Digital Equity Act following NTIA's notice of funding release this month.
The policy statement provides the guiding principles for which the FTC will review the collection and use of children's data...
The lawsuit comes years after Facebook was found to have been used to harvest personal data for political purposes.
Georgia Technology Authority representative says the notices are dense and difficult for applicants to understand.
A star-studded cast will take the stage next week as part of the dozens of events slated to take place.
Senate introduces bill breaking up Google’s digital advertising business
The Metaverse is at the forefront of developments in seamless payments and richer information flows.
Dish said its customers will now have access to AT&T's gigabit fiber services.
FCC will consider raising the speed standard for certain carriers that receive fixed monthly funding from the agency.
'A lot of regulatory gaps exist because we have two regulators.'
National Telecommunications and Information Administration announces news on its 'Internet for All' web portal for three IIJA programs.
Such state action could potentially the delay the implementation of the broadband policy, says Fiber Broadband Association counsel.
Director of the Capital Projects Fund said the fund should be used with infrastructure bill money to close broadband gaps.
Digital literacy should be a priority to unlock telehealth’s potential, a telehealth event heard.
NTIA's Evan Feinman spoke about what states need to keep in mind as they prepare for BEAD funds.
The FCC laid out its agenda for the June open meeting.
One of the primary responsibilities of being a faith leader is to listen to your community and understand its problems.
Noah Phillips said Tuesday he wants the commission to think about the impact of antitrust rules on rising prices.
Spellmeyer previously worked at U.S. Cellular and ACA Connects member company TDS Telecommunications Corp.
Small business owners vocalized concerns at a forum hosted by the FTC and the DoJ.
The opinion stated that the Department of Justice can prosecute someone who sent millions in crypto to a sanctioned state.
The issue of pole attachment costs to place broadband equipment is being examined by the FCC.
Ookla can help your community get the funding you need to provide access for all to the digital economy.
Parler's Amy Peikoff said she wishes Twitter can follow in her social media company's footsteps.
The FCC recognizes pole access for the barrier that it is.
Musk has taken a step back from the acquisition, but insists he still intends to purchase Twitter.
Though most groups issued their support, others voiced reservations.
Fund disbursement procedures for three new federal broadband programs are now publicly available.
NTIA notices of funding opportunity released Friday to kick off grant disbursement.
The long awaited notice of funding opportunity laid out the system for how each applicant program will be scored.
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) details parameters of Broadband, Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program.
Agency leaders sign pact to formalize information-sharing on broadband deployment projects.
The FCC has a September deadline for mapping data it will begin collecting at the end of June.