The Hill reports that dozens of consumer advocacy groups have called for congressional committees and regulatory agencies to impose a […]
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 […]
After wide bipartisan acknowledgement that broadband map currently being used by the Federal Communications Commission is wildly inaccurate, Sen. Roger […]
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 […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This OpEd last week highlights the importance of broadband data and mapping, the variety of efforts underway to […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Together with her Democratic colleague Sen. Maggie Hassan, Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito on Friday introduced legislation designed […]
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 […]
Editor’s Note: Around the time of Presidents’ Day eight years ago, I wrote this piece about the connection between Abraham […]
WASHINGTON, August 16, 2018 – New measures to improve broadband education and access in schools and libraries were among the […]
WASHINGTON, August 8, 2018 – Experts in broadband data analysis on Tuesday criticized internet service providers for overstating coverage in […]
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2018 – Many in the broadband industry commenting on broadband availability data exposed the weaknesses of current […]
PITTSBURGH, July 31, 2018 – Rural electric cooperatives and not “small cell” deployment powered by 5G networks, may be the […]
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2018 – In rural America, data-driven tools and libraries are heading efforts to expand broadband access, according […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2018 – Colorado broadband officials stressed the importance of public-private partnerships in extending broadband access to unserved […]
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2018 – The Pew Charitable Trusts recently announced a new broadband research effort amid concerns that government’s […]
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 – The official topic of Tuesday’s House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing was reauthorization of the […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This new 60-page report by the National Regulatory Research Institute (and which was founded by the National […]
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 – Without efficient data, the Federal Communications Commission can’t put together a model that shows what […]
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2017 – The Federal Communications Commission’s Connect2Health Task Force last week announced updates to a broadband mapping […]
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2017 – Two organizations supportive of municipal broadband advocacy efforts last week issued differing reports critical of […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: United States broadband speeds are continuing to rise, according to Akamai’s periodic “state of the internet” report. […]
DALLAS, April 18, 2017 – Over the past ten years, broadband mapping has gone through many changes. In the beginning, […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is continuing its efforts to ensure good-quality broadband data, even as […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: This was an excellent webinar discussion probing connectivity, and helping government, non-profit and industry users to visualize […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: Connected Nation has taken its broadband mapping skills from the State Broadband Initiative and pivoted into translated […]
WASHINGTON, September 16, 2015 - A movement to make cities "smart" by using the power of broadband and information technology processing power is reaching critical mass,...
WASHINGTON, September 16, 2015 - State broadband entities and commissions continue to plan an important role in fostering economic development and digital learning, according to a...
Editor’s Note: This Presidential Innovation Fellows Program, highlighted in a press release today from the White House, is a fascinating […]
Editor’s Note: Next Century Cities released the following press release, signed by representatives of 35 of the 95 cities supporting […]
AUSTIN, April 14, 2015 - The official from the Federal Communications Commission responsible for the agency's unique "rural broadband experiment" on Monday said the experiment was...
Expanding the Benefits of Broadband in Mississippi February 11, 2015 by NTIA The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s BroadbandUSA team […]
Technology advocacy groups are concerned about big technology companies entering the auto industry.
Experts discuss how social media is being treated in the Middle East and how to respond.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says the state’s current plans, assisted by the IIJA, will connect everyone in the state.
AT&T now has a 5 gigabit speeds for residential and business customers in 70 additional markets.
The United States Innovation and Competition Act would, among other things, plow money into semiconductor research and development.
The agency implemented new rules on the Affordable Connectivity Program, which makes a new subsidy permanent.
The deal would elevate Microsoft in an even more favorable position in the games-as-a-service market.
The D.C. attorney general is leading other state AGs alleging Google mislead consumers into believing they could disable location tracking.
Older adults continue at a rapid pace to adopt tech that assists the aging process.
Associations including INCOMPAS and WISPA applaud new multitenant proposal.
Funneling of infrastructure funds through states differs from Obama-era broadband programs.
The Federal Communications Commission has no excuse for why the agency finished with the same bad data it started with.
If adopted, the FCC’s regulations would increase broadband options for tenants.
The president urged wireless carriers to comply with the aviation industry’s requests for further delays on new network launches.
Klobuchar was able to rally Democrats and Republicans to support her bill, but its future depends upon a shaky alliance.
The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.
The new television broadcasting standard brings faster speeds and more opportunities for connecting tele-services.
The National League of Cities said government leaders need to have 'multiple points of engagement' with communities.
The Department of Agriculture awarded Lumen a $1.2-billion, 11-year contract for data services.
With infrastructure bill, there is no longer a shortage of funds for states to expand their broadband infrastructure, consultants said.
The future of teleworking will need upgraded security.
Business groups are asking Congress to supersede state laws by passing privacy legislation that sets a national standard.
While NTIA will interpret grant funding under the law, it’s up to states to determine where to allocate money.
Starks sat down to discuss the promise of smart grid technology for the environment.
T-Mobile ranks fastest mobile provider, improving on third quarter performance.
Airlines claim the need to cancel a many flights because of interference between altimeters and 5G transmitters.
Nominated by President Biden as Federal Communications Commissioner, Sohn understands the real reason net neutrality is necessary.
Attendees questioned how digital equity progress can be measured and how underserved populations are educated on technology use.
Lawmakers chastised the companies for providing little information in response to past committee inquiries.
The commissioner noted the peril democracy and citizen privacy finds themselves in around the world.
Community broadband networks will play a crucial role in implementation of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
The Treasury Department has resolved all of the concerns that the Institute for Local Self Reliance identified in May.
America and Europe are working together to address supply chain concerns.
Some are warning that federal infrastructure money should not go toward subsidizing old networks.
Brenda Lawrence, a democratic representative from Michigan, introduced new legislation that will help measure the nation’s digital literacy.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held Wednesday hearing exploring broadband investments in Tribal communities.
Panelists argued that the federal government needs to institute policies for growth in strategic technology industries.
Public-private partnerships will increase the community benefit of infrastructure projects, leaders at Qualcomm and Verizon said.
A judge dismissed Facebook's objection to the FTC's investigation into the company's alleged anticompetitive practices.
Broadband Breakfast returns to being the “go to” gathering place for broadband policy and internet technology in Washington.