City’s technology staff has been working with a consultant to draft design recommendations for the fiber network.
Open RAN adoption is said to save telecoms money and boost security, as providers are forced to move off Huawei.
Fiber builder says it has been denied permits that have harmed it and its customers, despite an existing city agreement.
Chattanooga’s municipal broadband network has delivered $2.7 billion in social and economic benefits during its first decade.
SiFi Networks uses private capital, at no cost to taxpayers, to fund its open access model.
Even though the models are not yet mainstream, some experts praise them for their unique advantages.
Counties see it as a way to increase competition and lower prices, while telecoms see money and quality problems.
By creating open infrastructure systems, states can reduce the barriers to entry and foster increased broadband competition.
Both emerging and established internet service providers will stand to gain from SiFi Networks' shared broadband model.
Jamestown is hoping an open access network would make internet more affordable.
Fiber Connect 2021 panel breaks down how open access models work, and how discussion can be framed.
Open access provisions in municipal builds could alleviate fears of competition concerns with ISPs.
Open access last-mile networks are an area of great commercial innovation and ferment in the United States right now.
The House Energy and Commerce committee heard arguments that open access to networks is crucial for competition and affordability.
The disaster in Texas resulting from an electric grid that was deliberately left exposed and likely to fail in rare […]
Though Washington is home to one of the nation’s fastest growing tech hubs, many communities throughout the state lack adequate […]
December 17, 2020 – UTOPIA Fiber announced Tuesday that it had fully built its fiber-to-the-home broadband network in the City […]
December 6, 2020 — Panelists involved in open access networks across the United States got into a fiery debate over […]
September 28, 2020 — COS Systems, a company which has been automating service provisioning on fiber networks in Europe since […]
September 22, 2020 — Open access and wholesale networks have been slow in coming to the United States. Yet in […]
September 16, 2020 — During a virtual Q&A session hosted by the Broadband Bunch on Tuesday, a panel of open […]
August 30, 2020 — In a neighborhood outside of Silicon Valley, amongst what native Scott Vanderlip described as “a community […]
August 11, 2020 — Open access infrastructure is crucial, but it is difficult to raise the capital it requires, said […]
August 11, 2020 — As America prioritizes closing the digital divide, critical last-mile digital infrastructure ownership models are expanding and […]
August 6, 2020 — UTOPIA Fiber announced a $13.8 million contract to build a Fiber-to-the-Home network in Clearfield, Utah on […]
August 4, 2020 — Open Radio Access Network technologies have a bright future and a diverse range of applications, said […]
July 14, 2020 — The United States’ first municipally owned open-access fiber network continues to revitalize the business sector of […]
June 10, 2020 — The U.S. should follow the European example of investing in wholesale open access infrastructure models, said […]
May 20, 2020 — Sweden has a knack for being the first to the table of tech. Ericsson, a telecommunications […]
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2020 – Breakfast Media LLC, the publisher of Broadband Breakfast, on Tuesday announced that its Digital Infrastructure […]
U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand announced Monday that the USDA was opening a […]
Editor’s Note, April 14, 2020 – Please note that the Broadband Communities Conference has been rescheduled for August 10-13, 2020, […]
“The future of our economy is dependent upon how we treat our most vulnerable communities, including those most susceptible to […]
For starters, you’ll make more money. Figure contrasts 1. incumbent cable oligopoly territory divisions, 2. 2,700 local ISPs (map by […]
Construction is underway for a project that will complete West Point’s fiber network by end of 2020 MURRAY, Utah, January […]
The Open Technology Institute of New America on Wednesday released a blog post focusing on Ammon, Idaho, and highlighted how […]
The largest open-access network in the United States has been a boon to its 11 member cities and is expanding […]
The $48 Million capital investment will fund the continued growth of the UTOPIA Fiber network MURRAY, Utah, November 21, 2019 […]
Exciting things are happening at UTOPIA Fiber. The network, the largest operational open-access network in the United States, is in […]
Construction on High-Speed Fiber Network to Be Completed by Spring 2020 MORGAN, Utah, November 5, 2019 — UTOPIA Fiber, Utah’s […]
Inspector General report finds "dozens" of cases of EBB abuse across the country.
Sohn and Biden NTIA nominee Alan Davidson will undergo confirmation hearings next Wednesday.
TPI released their broadband map, which tracks speeds, availability, and adoption rates across the country.
The companies agree to consumer protection measures as conditions of the transaction.
One of the most important recent developments in the deployment of broadband infrastructure.
In this event, we'll explore the perspective of the NTIA and state agencies charged with implementing IIJA.
Our Broadband Breakfast Live Online events take place on Wednesday at 12 Noon ET. You can watch the December 1, 2021,...
Panelists note shifting definition of offensive content.
Another $1 billion in broadband expansion funds could be available in the Build Back Better Act, which passed the House...
President Biden’s social safety net and climate package now faces hurdles in the Senate.
The measure would increase access for those seeking emergency mental health assistance.
Senators pointed to FCC's initiatives on mapping, which will need to be good to maximize federal funds for broadband.
The registration comes after the company rebranded to Meta, taking it beyond its social media origins.
Rural advocates are asking for accountability for infrastructure bill spending on broadband.
Collaboration between community leaders will be essential in ensuring success of the Biden infrastructure bill in California.
The committee released a memo stating that “small lapses” led to many prominent cyberattacks this year.
Among the bills sent to the House, the committee passed two on telecom and one on consumer safety.
The Chinese telecom manufacturer is looking at licensing its designs to another company amid cratering profits.
The agency released a statement of objectives earlier this month.
The groups sent a letter emphasizing the need for internet access expansion ahead of Wednesday confirmation hearings.
Calls are growing louder for mandatory breach reporting for cybersecurity incidents.
Industry reactions to Biden's signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 on Monday.
President Biden celebrated $65 billion for broadband deployment.
Former head of NTIA said it could cost $12 billion.
The White House is holding a signing ceremony for President Biden to sign the infrastructure bill into law.
Over 400,000 locations across the U.S. will get broadband in this funding wave.
The newly signed bill puts the U.S. on the offensive against Chinese companies such as Huawei and ZTE.
Bringing internet capability to communities throughout the San Joaquin Valley is the focus of a new effort.
Funds made available by the infrastructure bill will not need solid maps to make spending efficient, experts agree.
Raimondo said to expect relatively quick turnaround on broadband affordability and job creation, longer timeline on fiber buildouts.
Bluepeak is investing $25 million in a high-speed broadband network in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
The project is funded by a National Science Foundation grant and keeps diversity and inclusion in mind for its research...
Supply chain issues are impacting Dish's ability to bring on new customers, company says.
Cost of moderation another factor as to why some experts say standardized content moderation policies may not work for all.
Tim Wu said 'supermajority' of Americans think government needs to address monopolies.
More experts weight in on the debate about whether the 12 GHz band can coexist with 5G operations.
Small provider says cost and fast-moving deadlines making it hard to implement robocall regulations.
Rural Wireless Association is concerned rip and replace will not compensate for costs related to supply chain and labor issues.
A new county-level data and maps will help researchers and leaders understand impacts of the EBB program.
The passage of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act presents an unparalleled opportunity for advocates of Better Broadband, Better Lives.