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Expert Opinion3 days ago

Christopher Mitchell: Brendan Carr is Wrong on the Treasury Department’s Broadband Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has no excuse for why the agency finished with the same bad data it started with.

FCC3 days ago

FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel Shares Proposal to Promote Broadband Competition In Apartment Buildings

If adopted, the FCC’s regulations would increase broadband options for tenants.

Broadband Roundup3 days ago

Biden’s Involvement in 5G, Residential 5 Gbps in Northwest, New Technology Advisory Council

The president urged wireless carriers to comply with the aviation industry’s requests for further delays on new network launches.

Antitrust3 days ago

American Innovation and Choice Online Act Advances to Senate Floor With Bipartisan Alliance

Klobuchar was able to rally Democrats and Republicans to support her bill, but its future depends upon a shaky alliance.

Cybersecurity3 days ago

Biden On Lookout for Cyberattacks with Russia Massing on Border of Ukraine

The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.

Innovation4 days ago

CES 2022: Next Generation of TVs Have Application for Remote Learning, Promoters Say

The new television broadcasting standard brings faster speeds and more opportunities for connecting tele-services.

Digital Inclusion4 days ago

Digital Inclusion Leaders a Critical Step to Closing Digital Divide: National League of Cities

The National League of Cities said government leaders need to have 'multiple points of engagement' with communities.

Broadband Roundup4 days ago

USDA Hires Lumen, Ligado Marketing Services, IRS Facial ID, New Public Knowledge Hire

The Department of Agriculture awarded Lumen a $1.2-billion, 11-year contract for data services.

Funding4 days ago

Preparing Collaboration Model, Data Collection Suggested Before Infrastructure Money Flows

With infrastructure bill, there is no longer a shortage of funds for states to expand their broadband infrastructure, consultants said.

Cybersecurity5 days ago

Telework Here to Stay, But Devices Need Beefed Up Security

The future of teleworking will need upgraded security.

Broadband Roundup5 days ago

National Privacy Law, Digital Infrastructure Firm’s $8B Raise, Wicker Wants Spectrum Cooperation

Business groups are asking Congress to supersede state laws by passing privacy legislation that sets a national standard.

Justin Perkins and Scott D. Woods on a Zoom video call Justin Perkins and Scott D. Woods on a Zoom video call
Funding5 days ago

NTIA Official Says Rural Broadband Funds Do Not Disqualify Area from New Broadband Monies

While NTIA will interpret grant funding under the law, it’s up to states to determine where to allocate money.

Environment5 days ago

FCC Commissioner Starks Says Commission Looking into Impact of Broadband, 5G on Environment

Starks sat down to discuss the promise of smart grid technology for the environment.

Broadband Mapping & Data5 days ago

Ookla Fourth Quarter Report Puts T-Mobile as Fastest, Most Consistent Wireless Provider

T-Mobile ranks fastest mobile provider, improving on third quarter performance.

Dan Bongino Dan Bongino
Broadband Roundup6 days ago

Airlines’ 5G Warning, 3.45 GHz Winners, Bongino YouTube Suspension

Airlines claim the need to cancel a many flights because of interference between altimeters and 5G transmitters.

Expert Opinion1 week ago

Ron Yokubaitis: GOP Putting Partisanship over Reform with Gigi Sohn’s FCC Nomination

Nominated by President Biden as Federal Communications Commissioner, Sohn understands the real reason net neutrality is necessary.

Funding1 week ago

Digital Equity the Focus at NTIA’s Listening Session on Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act

Attendees questioned how digital equity progress can be measured and how underserved populations are educated on technology use.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

January 6 Committee Social Media Subpoenas, Iranian Hacks, Google Ad Auctions Lawsuit

Lawmakers chastised the companies for providing little information in response to past committee inquiries.

Privacy1 week ago

Federal Communications Commissioner Starks Seeks to Encourage Democratic Principles Online

The commissioner noted the peril democracy and citizen privacy finds themselves in around the world.

#broadbandlive1 week ago

Broadband Breakfast on January 19, 2022 — The Community Broadband Network Approach to Infrastructure Funding

Community broadband networks will play a crucial role in implementation of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.

Expert Opinion1 week ago

Christopher Mitchell: Treasury Department Rescue Plan Act Rules Improve Broadband Funding

The Treasury Department has resolved all of the concerns that the Institute for Local Self Reliance identified in May.

International2 weeks ago

Global Collaboration Important for Long-term Resolution on Supply Chain Concerns

America and Europe are working together to address supply chain concerns.

Claude Aiken and Drew Clark sitting in chairs Claude Aiken and Drew Clark sitting in chairs
Infrastructure2 weeks ago

Infrastructure Money Must Go to Better Networks — Even If in Areas with Existing Infrastructure

Some are warning that federal infrastructure money should not go toward subsidizing old networks.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Digital Literacy Legislation, Scott Woods Interview, Kim Kardashian Crypto Scam

Brenda Lawrence, a democratic representative from Michigan, introduced new legislation that will help measure the nation’s digital literacy.

Tribal Broadband2 weeks ago

Alaska Predicted to Receive a Majority of Tribal Broadband Funds

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held Wednesday hearing exploring broadband investments in Tribal communities.

Innovation2 weeks ago

ITIF’s Atkinson Urges Strategic Policies for U.S. Technological Superiority

Panelists argued that the federal government needs to institute policies for growth in strategic technology industries.

Broadband's Impact2 weeks ago

CES 2022: Public-Private Partnerships Key to Building Smart Cities, Tech leaders Say

Public-private partnerships will increase the community benefit of infrastructure projects, leaders at Qualcomm and Verizon said.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Facebook Objection Dismissed, Glo Fiber Expanding, Utopia’s Timmerman Advocates Gigi Sohn

A judge dismissed Facebook's objection to the FTC's investigation into the company's alleged anticompetitive practices.

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast for Lunch on February 9, 2022 — Harnessing Cryptocurrency

Broadband Breakfast returns to being the “go to” gathering place for broadband policy and internet technology in Washington.

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast on February 2, 2022 — Groundhog Day Special on Broadband Mapping (Part 1)

Mapping will play an essential role in the success of the IIJA.

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast on January 26, 2022 — AI’s Impact on Media, Law, Finance and Government

AI is transforming law, finance and government.

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast on February 16, 2022 — State Broadband Officials and the Broadband Infrastructure Surge

State officials will play a crucial role in IIJA implementation.

Funding2 weeks ago

Senate Confirms Davidson as National Telecommunications and Information Administration Chief

Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.

Free Speech2 weeks ago

Former GOP Congressman and UK MP Highlight Dangers of Disinformation and Urge Regulation

Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.

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Cybersecurity2 weeks ago

Congress Must Avoid ‘Overly Prescriptive’ Incident Reporting To Avoid Missing Larger Cyberattacks

Too many reports could burden federal officials, said the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation.

Innovation2 weeks ago

CES 2022: More Multi-Dwelling Units Adopting Smart Home Devices

The smart home industry is seeing continued growth, smart home experts said.

Blockchain2 weeks ago

CES 2022: Cryptocurrency Leaders Press Benefits as Uncertain Over Regional Clampdowns Looms

Regional crackdowns raise questions about the stability of cryptocurrencies.

Expert Opinion2 weeks ago

Tony Thakur: Bandwidth Consumption, 5G and Rural Coverage Will Drive Fiber in 2022

In the coming year, fiber-optic infrastructure will needed to manage and offer increases in bandwidth capacity.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Atlantic Broadband Now Breezeline, Emergency Connectivity Fund Money, CCIA Criticizes Online Marketplace Bill

Atlantic Broadband has rebranded as Breezeline after expanding in the country.

Innovation2 weeks ago

CES 2022: Food Insecurity Entrepreneurs Recommend Robotics for Crop Monitoring

The innovators say collecting data on growing conditions is key to securing global food supplies.