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Broadband Roundup2 days ago

Tech Against Texas Social Media, Alabama Middle Mile Grant, IP3 Awards Bestowed

Two information technology industry groups are trying to stall implementation of Texas’ social media law.

Broadband Mapping & Data2 days ago

State Broadband Maps Show Significantly Fewer Served Locations than Does FCC’s Map

There is a 'massive difference' between federal Form 477 data and state maps in Georgia and North Carolina

Satellite3 days ago

As LEO Industry Grows, FCC Adopts Rule to Limit Space Debris

The vote on space debris comes as an increasing number of LEO satellites are gearing up for launch.

Broadband Roundup3 days ago

Shielding Broadband Grants from Taxes, American at ITU, Google Fiber Multi-Gig Speeds

Legislation introduced Thursday would shield federal broadband funding from being taxed.

Fiber3 days ago

Public–Private Partnership Model ‘Most Effective Way’ to Address Digital Divide: AT&T Rep

The company's president of broadband access and adoption initiatives lauded AT&T's public-private partnerships.

Open Access3 days ago

In Video Session, Christopher Mitchell Digs Into Community Ownership and Open Access Networks

The conversation dealt with open access networks, and whether cities are well-suited to play a role in developing them.

Broadband Mapping & Data4 days ago

FCC Broadband Data Task Force Emphasizes Need for Precision in Mapping Challenges

Officials on the panel said there was significant confusion among challengers regarding categories of challenges.

Broadband Roundup4 days ago

NTIA Updates Website, New Head of FCC’s Native Affairs Office, Study Criticizes FTC Regulatory Reach

Updates to the Commerce agency's website includes access to information about other federal broadband programs.

Funding4 days ago

Private Investors Can Jumpstart Community Networks, Say Broadband Breakfast Panelists

'We believe that connectivity can be a new and distinct category in impact investing.'

#broadbandlive4 days ago

Broadband Breakfast on September 28, 2022 – Financing Mechanisms for Community Broadband

Community Connectivity Providers present a new paradigm for thinking about digital infrastructure investment for community networks.

Expert Opinion5 days ago

Kate Forscey: Mobile Broadband Gap Needs to Be Remedied, Too

A recent study by CostQuest suggests that 37,000 more towers are needed to bring mobile coverage up to speed nationwide.

Broadband Roundup5 days ago

FCC Proposal for Robotexts, FCC Mapping Problems, TikTok’s Preliminary Deal

The FCC is looking to adapt its robocall methods for texts.

Infrastructure5 days ago

As Middle Mile Program Deadline Approaches, NTIA Proposes ‘Buy America’ Exemptions

The NTIA is proposing a limited-equipment, limited-time exemption to purchasing American-made products.

Broadband News5 days ago

Reason 5 to Attend Broadband Mapping Masterclass: Understanding Public Challenges

The 5th of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET

Spectrum6 days ago

FCC Spectrum Authority Expires on September 30, Agency Seeks Renewal

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel's proposal for increased auction authority would allow the agency to support infrastructure investment.

Broadband Roundup6 days ago

NTCA Smart Rural Communities, International Telecommunications Union Conference, Carr on TikTok

'How do we make sure that you can keep that home grown talent?'

Broadband Mapping & Data6 days ago

Kirsten Compitello: The Need for a Digital Equity Focus on Broadband Mapping

Incorporating equitable processes and outcomes from the start is crucial to avoid perpetuating continued inequalities.

Broadband News6 days ago

Reason 4 to Attend Broadband Mapping Masterclass: Measuring Actual Speeds

The 4th of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET

Spectrum1 week ago

Senate Indian Affairs Committee Chair Takes FCC to Task for Communication With Tribes

'You need to get a little better about talking to and listening to native communities," the chairman told the FCC.

Broadband's Impact1 week ago

Dianne Crocker: Recession Fears Have Real Estate Market Forecasters Hitting the Reset Button

Growing fears of recession trigger pullback on previous rosy forecasts.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Kenosha Gets Fiber, Judiciary Committee Advances Journalism Bill, Rosenworcel Touts Women in Tech

SiFi Networks will construct an all-fiber network for 40,000 households in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Broadband Mapping & Data1 week ago

62% of Americans Have Access to High-Speed 5G, Says New BroadbandNow Map

The company says its map is based on millions of M-Lab speed tests conducted over a six-month period.

Broadband News1 week ago

Reason 3 to Attend Broadband Mapping Masterclass: State Maps vs. Federal Maps

The 3rd of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET

Broadband Mapping & Data1 week ago

Panelists at Broadband Breakfast Event Urge the FCC Mapping Fabric Be Made Public

They objected to being required to help build CostQuest’s database, but are unable to utilize database for their own benefit.

Broadband Mapping & Data1 week ago

Federal Court Denies Challenge to FCC Selection of CostQuest as Mapping Contractor

A federal judge ruled that CostQuest made no misrepresentations in its bid for the FCC mapping contract.

Broadband Mapping & Data1 week ago

Nation’s Most Accurate Broadband Map Will Come from FCC Challenge Process: NTCA

'Using the right information at the right time, we’re going to get to a better place.'

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

ReConnect Funding, More Emergency Connectivity Fund Money, 5G Training Grant in South Africa

The Agriculture Department announced $502M will go to service providers in 20 states.

Broadband News1 week ago

Reason 2 to Attend Broadband Mapping Masterclass: Aren’t There Other Databases?

The 2nd of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET

Privacy2 weeks ago

Led by Wyden, Democrats Call on NTIA to Reform Privacy Standards for .US Domains

The Democratic legislator called on NTIA end the automatic disclosure of .US web domain users’ personal information.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Biden Wants American at ITU, FCC Acts Against Chinese Telecom, Mid-Band Spectrum Needed

Doreen Bodgan-Martin is running to head the United Nations’ technology regulator.

Innovation2 weeks ago

Labor Official Sees Benefits in Virtual, Augmented Reality for Workforce Training

The virtual tools are being used to prepare workers coming out of lockdowns during the pandemic.

Broadband News2 weeks ago

Reason 1 to Attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass: Ripping the Fabric

The 1st of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Chips Act Hires, Telehealth Key to Address Birth Mortality, Ookla Rates 5G in College Towns

The White House announced six hires to take charge of $52-billion semiconductor program.

Fiber2 weeks ago

New Whitepaper Shows Long Wait Times for Fiber Construction Materials

The Fiber Broadband Association has said there is up-to 60 weeks of wait for materials necessary for fiber deployment.

Broadband Mapping2 weeks ago

FCC Challenge Process Important for Getting Accurate Maps, Says Technology Policy Institute

Better and more up-to-date information can come from harmonizing existing data sets, updated whenever a given map has new information.

Rural2 weeks ago

Republican Congressmen Criticize NTIA, FCC Absence at Farm Bill Hearing

'Their absence is noted, and it illustrates their indifference towards the needs of rural Americans and our rural communities.'

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Digital Asset Regulation, Texas Social Media Law Upheld, WISPA Endorses California Tech Neutral Bill

The White House released a "comprehensive framework" for the regulation of digital assets.

FCC2 weeks ago

Broadband Labels Should Include Practical Applications of Internet Packages: MIT Researchers

The FCC's broadband label might include the number of movies one can watch at a time with a certain plan.

Privacy2 weeks ago

EU’s Digital Services Act May Be a Model for the United States

The Digital Services Act imposes transparency requirements and other accountability measures for tech platforms.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

California Social Media Law, Rosenworcel Deep in Space, Changes at I3 Connectivity Explorer

The California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom will limit the online collection of children’s data.