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 […]
Axios says that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is inching toward a decision that could profoundly shift the relationship between […]
The Open Technology Institute of New America on Wednesday released a blog post focusing on Ammon, Idaho, and highlighted how […]
In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency […]
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 […]
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, October 17, 2019 — In a unanimous vote at a special City Council meeting Thursday evening, the […]
It seems that everyone except California and Alabama wants in on the action, whatever that action is, against Google. Attorneys […]
Nearly 100 percent of internet modems, routers, and other equipment sold to residential broadband subscribers in 2018 met the energy-efficiency […]
Congress and the Federal Communications Commission are working together to stop robocalls, wrote FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Rep. Bob […]
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2019 – Investment in future-proofing roads for high-speed fiber optic infrastructure could save $126 billion federal dollars […]
The Universal Service Fund should be subject to a budget cap, argued Technology Policy Institute Senior Fellows Sarah Oh and […]
The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
Locally-run internet service providers offer better broadband than their private sector counterparts, according to a recent study by PCMag. The […]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation announced Tuesday that it is filing a class action lawsuit on behalf of AT&T customers in […]
The Hill reports that dozens of consumer advocacy groups have called for congressional committees and regulatory agencies to impose a […]
MONTROSE, Colorado, July 2, 2019- Policymakers and providers agree that collaboration is vital to sustaining high-quality broadband in rural communities. […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 – When it comes to removing Huawei or ZTE telecommunications equipment from U.S. broadband networks, a […]
Axios is reporting that Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., plan to introduce The Designing Accounting Safeguards to […]
Just because 5G is “around the corner” doesn’t mean fiber optic broadband development is unnecessary, said Ben Lewis-Ramirez of Lit […]
SiFi Networks has offered to install and maintain a new fiber optic network in Lowell, Massachusetts—at no cost to the […]
Currently, 1.45 million residents of rural Texas lack high-speed internet connections, but a program launched on Wednesday by Connected Texas, […]
Approximately 1.6 million residents of rural Georgia currently lack high-speed internet access, but this could change under a new state […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: There is much to cheer for better broadband in Utah, including this report from today’s Daily Herald. […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Rep. Anna Eshoo on Thursday introduced three separate measures designed to expedite broadband access. The Conduit Deployment […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Telecommunications industry and advocacy organizations on Wednesday and Thursday reacted to the introduction of the LIFT America […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: California, and many other states, have muscled their way onto the national broadband stage. They’ve done this […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Susan Crawford is once again bringing history to life with this blast-from-the-past story of how “net neutrality” […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Many fiber-focused companies in the U.S., and overseas, have turned to private equity investors instead of the […]
SiFi Networks’ recent announcement of a more-than $75 million open-access network in Fullerton, Calif., represents a departure from the public-private model […]
SiFi Networks on Monday announced that it had obtained funding to build an open access fiber network through the whole […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: New business models are coming for fiber to the home deployments across the U.S. On Tuesday, Medina County, […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: As Google says goodbye to the first of its fiber cities in which it has actually deployed […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: We reported this news back in August, but it’s worth highlighting again with this new new piece […]
November 16, 2018 – With the launch of a group of communities in a “broadband accelerator” launched by the municipal […]
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.
Mapping will play an essential role in the success of the IIJA.