One of the most helpful things a state broadband director can do for themselves is pick up the phone.
T-Mobile was also named the most consistent mobile operator and topped 5G download speeds.
Montana’s chief data officer believes 2026 is too early for state mapping to be completed and funding requests submitted.
'It is all systems go,' the chairwoman said at a House Energy and Commerce hearing Thursday.
The key to states' success on infrastructure builds lies in the analysis of the data they collect.
The FCC has added crowdsourced data to its repertoire for accurate broadband maps.
LightBox and CostQuest spoke to Broadband Breakfast after a decision to deny overturning the FCC's mapping contract selection.
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.
Bill Price discussed the work of LightBox in ensuring that states receive funding to close the digital divide.
The Government Accountability Office rejected LightBox's bid to protest CostQuest's award to build the map.
Alan Davidson applauded the FCC's effort in getting better broadband maps.
Service providers must submit their data by early autumn to be included in the agency’s upcoming national broadband 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.
Accurate maps will allow federal dollars to target unserved and underserved areas.
Broadband providers must now create “broadband nutrition labels” which list pricing and speed information.
T-Mobile ranks fastest mobile provider, improving on third quarter performance.
Nevada, Louisiana, American Samoa and Puerto Rico will join.
Three broadband experts on a Broadband Breakfast live event discussed data collection and specificity of mapping.
The agency released a statement of objectives earlier this month.
Funds made available by the infrastructure bill will not need solid maps to make spending efficient, experts agree.
Indigenous connectivity advocates said Native Americans should have control over their mapping data.
For companies to have successful builds, they need to ensure they know how to interpret their data.
Partnerships for broadband need to emphasize community engagement to improve connectivity
Broadband Breakfast briefly breaks down the topics to be discussed at the TPRC conference.
BroadbandNow launches a "consumer confidence" survey.
Broadband Breakfast revisits what some state legislatures did to narrow broadband gaps.
State broadcasters associations want a proceeding in light of proposed fees it said unduly burdens the industry.
Experts argue for significant changes in order for broadband mapping efforts to be successful.
Though the FCC has claimed that broadband figures are improving, BroadbandNow's data paints a less favorable picture.
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.
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