Better and more up-to-date information can come from harmonizing existing data sets, updated whenever a given map has new information.
'The efforts that have been done in the past have been a great foundation.'
The data will go toward improved maps, which the FCC chair said will be available by the fall.
The FCC has a September deadline for mapping data it will begin collecting at the end of June.
The Government Accountability Office rejected LightBox's bid to protest CostQuest's award to build the map.
Community broadband data can be collected by harnessing the power of the individual.
The timeline was provided by Associate Administrator Doug Kinkoph, although the agency plans to meet statutory deadlines.
Nevada, Louisiana, American Samoa and Puerto Rico will join.
Funds made available by the infrastructure bill will not need solid maps to make spending efficient, experts agree.
Experts argue for significant changes in order for broadband mapping efforts to be successful.
Washington State's head of broadband says mapping to the premises paying dividends in the state.
The agency hopes its new speed test will inform an initiative for more accurate broadband maps.
March 15, 2021 – Gigi Sohn, former president of advocacy group Public Knowledge, said authorities at the Federal Communications Commission and […]
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 […]
March 9, 2021 – Different departments in the federal government have different broadband maps, which has caused a lack of […]
When America built our railroads and highways, paper maps were updated continuously with feedback from the edge of the networks […]
November 22, 2020 – In the event that the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden seeks substantial funding for broadband […]
September 15, 2020 – The lack of access to broadband is still a widespread issue across the country, especially in […]
August 6, 2020 – As the three-year anniversary approaches of the Unite the Right rally, a shocking display of white […]
July 16, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission approved measures aiming to improve the accuracy and speed of the agency’s […]
May 20, 2020 — Broadband Breakfast Live Online panelists on Wednesday said that current broadband maps are insufficient and that […]
May 13, 2020 — “Among the 10 largest countries in world, the U.S. is the only nation that reported no […]
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2020—The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunication and Information Administration is moving forward with various forms of broadband mapping, […]
WASHINGTON, February 26, 2020 – Independent actors are leading the way in fixing the widely-identified flaws with the Federal Communications […]
“The future of our economy is dependent upon how we treat our most vulnerable communities, including those most susceptible to […]
The European Union requested documents from Facebook to determine whether Facebook partially awarded users data to special third-party applications, The Wall […]
WASHINGTON, January 24, 2020 – The broadband data collection activities of the Federal Communication Commission are inaccurate by an “order […]
WASHINGTON, October 30, 2019 – Broadband Breakfast on Wednesday posted the video of the “Mapping America’s Broadband” session at the […]
ARLINGTON, Virginia, October 17, 2019 – Federal Communication Commissioner Geoffrey Starks summarized his keynote message to the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband […]
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2019 — The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday initiated a new process for collecting fixed broadband data […]
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 – […]
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 — Closing the digital divide will require a multifaceted long-term solution, and better broadband maps are […]
The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously passed the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act on Wednesday, Broadcasting and Cable reports. […]
On Thursday, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging the agency to […]
The Hill reports that dozens of consumer advocacy groups have called for congressional committees and regulatory agencies to impose a […]
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 […]
After wide bipartisan acknowledgement that broadband map currently being used by the Federal Communications Commission is wildly inaccurate, Sen. Roger […]
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel's proposal for increased auction authority would allow the agency to support infrastructure investment.
'How do we make sure that you can keep that home grown talent?'
Incorporating equitable processes and outcomes from the start is crucial to avoid perpetuating continued inequalities.
The 4th of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
'You need to get a little better about talking to and listening to native communities," the chairman told the FCC.
Growing fears of recession trigger pullback on previous rosy forecasts.
SiFi Networks will construct an all-fiber network for 40,000 households in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The company says its map is based on millions of M-Lab speed tests conducted over a six-month period.
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They objected to being required to help build CostQuest’s database, but are unable to utilize database for their own benefit.
A federal judge ruled that CostQuest made no misrepresentations in its bid for the FCC mapping contract.
'Using the right information at the right time, we’re going to get to a better place.'
The Agriculture Department announced $502M will go to service providers in 20 states.
The 2nd of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
The Democratic legislator called on NTIA end the automatic disclosure of .US web domain users’ personal information.
Doreen Bodgan-Martin is running to head the United Nations’ technology regulator.
The virtual tools are being used to prepare workers coming out of lockdowns during the pandemic.
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The White House announced six hires to take charge of $52-billion semiconductor program.
The Fiber Broadband Association has said there is up-to 60 weeks of wait for materials necessary for fiber deployment.
'Their absence is noted, and it illustrates their indifference towards the needs of rural Americans and our rural communities.'
The White House released a "comprehensive framework" for the regulation of digital assets.
The FCC's broadband label might include the number of movies one can watch at a time with a certain plan.
The Digital Services Act imposes transparency requirements and other accountability measures for tech platforms.
The California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom will limit the online collection of children’s data.
Learn how your ISP and community can avoid the broadband mapping trainwreck.
The SEC will add industry offices that are focused on crypto assets, and industrial applications and services.
The agency is proposing to use its own authority to regulate tech platforms for their 'commercial surveillance'.
Many of the commenters urge the FCC to change the standards it uses for cost-sharing of pole replacements.
White House officials urged schools and other local institutions to engage in text-message and social media campaigns for the ACP.
Some agreed there is egregious information that should be downranked on search platforms.
Meanwhile, Twitter shareholders approved a deal to sell the company to Elon Musk, who wants out.
Johnson will replace former CEO Jeff Storey, who announced his retirement after a 40-year career.
Wisper CEO Nathan Stooke said the attitude to connect more Americans should be to let the “best technology win.”
The release of more spectrum will help move autonomous vehicles forward.
Blocking bad actors requires a whole new way of thinking, the authors say in this ExpertOp exclusive to Broadband Breakfast.
An FCC watchdog report said some service providers were signing up multiple people on one person's information for ACP benefits.
North Carolina hopes to achieve 80 percent subscription to broadband services among its citizens.
Participants voiced concerns over alleged abuses by big tech companies.
This is New Hampshire’s second round of Treasury Department's Capital Projects Funds, following a $50 million award in June.