When their connection to the World Wide Web was cut, Tuttle’s local leaders got to work.
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.
At Fiber Connect, Garry Bolton said he is optimistic fiber will prevail over other tech for connectivity.
Company head says scalable, gigabit future is a priority now to deal with future broadband challenges.
Industry association reps discussed changing attitudes in Washington about broadband and concerns about political action.
Companies disagree about what fiber providers should prioritize, and whether hard standards should be set.
Hu Meena argued for fiber as preferred technology, as debate rages about what Congress should focus on.
Fiber Connect 2021 panel breaks down how open access models work, and how discussion can be framed.
Huntsville Utilities has constructed a fiber network to nearly every residence and business but not directly connected the properties.
New, easier fiber installations could address shortage in trained staff.
More experts weigh in on the fiber debate, but point to other technologies as important for the future of connectivity.
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.
Consultancy says fiber deployment costs are going down, which could mean more pure fiber plays.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says expansion of fiber is the only way California keeps up with demand for broadband.
The House Energy and Commerce committee heard arguments that open access to networks is crucial for competition and affordability.
Broadband Breakfast panelists wrestle with the challenge of financing broadband infrastructure projects.
Openreach aims to get 20 million fiber-to-the-premise connections by later this decade.
Utah Republican Rep. John Curtis speaks about broadband rollout, education and bills more than a year into the pandemic.
Experts at the Broadband Breakfast Live Online event debated what “future-proofing” broadband would look like.
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 […]
March 4, 2021 – The broadband industry is better off getting ahead of network builds instead of waiting for government […]
February 8, 2021 – Washington insiders marked the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Telecommunications Act on Monday by […]
February 2, 2021—With new leadership at the Federal Communications Commission, there is a strong probability that more agency focus and […]
December 29, 2020 — Smaller internet service providers were critical to fiber growth in 2020, accounting for 88 percent of […]
When it comes to a decision that will affect the lives of everyone in your community for years to come, […]
December 17, 2020 — Networks of the future need to be scalable to keep up with burgeoning bandwidth demands, according […]
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 […]
LUXEMBOURG, EUROPEAN UNION – On October 16, Post Luxembourg launched its commercial 5G wireless network, when the first cell sites […]
November 24, 2020 — In a virtual conversation sponsored by Connected Nation Michigan, Wes Kerr, director of community solutions at […]
November 3, 2020 – Broadband networks have had their greatest challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, and sometimes fail in meeting […]
October 20, 2020 – There are many viable options for deploying fiber that should be explored, stressed John Burchett, head […]
October 12, 2020 — How should one go about building a gigabit city? Act quickly, be strategic and work in […]
October 2, 2020 – Electric utilities and rural cooperatives are increasingly building out broadband, agreed panelists at last week’s Broadband […]
September 30, 2020 – Municipalities are well suited to investment in broadband networks, particularly those in rural areas, said Ben […]
September 28, 2020 — COS Systems, a company which has been automating service provisioning on fiber networks in Europe since […]
September 25, 2020 — Understanding and developing strategies for interconnecting middle-mile and last-mile networks has become even more critical since […]
The FCC will let Congress make changes to its authority to add contributors to the Universal Service Fund.
Wireless is essential because for truly remote properties, a physical connection may never be practical.
Academics were concerned about an anti-preference bill, while one state AG said he's 'pragmatic' about a federal privacy law.
Carr said he was notified via press release of the FCC decision to deny RDOF money to Starlink and LTD.
The Federal Communications Commission's reallocation of intelligent transportation service spectrum was not arbitrary and capricious, the court held.
5G, IoT and edge computing are giving companies the opportunity to make hyper-personalization even more 'hyper'.
'We are continuing to review the letter and are evaluating our next steps,' LTD said.
A new bill would provide grants to providers who can quickly build middle-mile infrastructure along existing electrical grid system.
In Tennessee, we'll see what the Volunteer state is doing to bring a plan together on broadband policy.
One trade group warns about providers leaving the program if data collection too onerous.
Phillips told Politico that he is leaving the competition watchdog this fall.
The Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act may harm the ability of broadband infrastructure to grow.
With FCC maps promised soon, some states are preparing to possibly challenge them by making their own.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
The establishment of the Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program is intended to bring awareness to the program.
The strategy would identify gaps and limitations that would hinder coordination across federal broadband programs.
Opponents say increasing coverage and speed obligations of the ACAM program may be unnecessary with new federal broadband money.
Settles suggests tactics for communities to effectively deploy telehealth services while marketing the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Lumen's Quantum Fiber will deliver up to 8 Gig symmetrical speeds in certain markets.
The FCC should incorporate the mapping data from local governments to avoid overbuilding, ensure technology neutrality.
Randy Brogle was previously working on fiber investments for Facebook parent Meta.
The document includes information about how often the agencies will meet and when they'll get involved in proposed actions.
Omni Fiber was injected with funds from Oak Hill Capital last month.
The announcement is the second round of ReConnect funding in fiscal year 2022.
As FCC fights robocalls, robotexts are on the rise.
Some say the bill would add heavy regulation that will harm investments and consumers.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'Wireless connectivity is one of the most vital aspects of our digital infrastructure.'
The next generation wireless technology is being touted as the most secure yet.
The non-profit Yellowstone Fiber uses a unique business model in the thriving community of Bozeman, Montana, and the surrounding county.
Detroit’s Hope Village experienced an internet outage for 45 days in the early days of the pandemic.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.
A small city in Utah has some of the country's highest speeds using a unique model of fiber sharing.
'Meta in recent years has set its sights on building, and ultimately controlling, a VR ‘metaverse.'
With service beginning in late September, non-profit fiber ISP aims to serve rural Gallatin County
The money is for two new funding rounds to address the 'homework gap.'
The commission said it is helping communities prepare to apply for some of the $42.5B NTIA BEAD program.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
The CHIPS Act had been pushed by officials as a key bill to increase America's self sufficiency on chip manufacturing.
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'