BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Windstream seems to increasingly be trying to talk and act like an AT&T or Verizon Communications. This […]
WASHINGTON, January 22, 2018 – A leaked document purporting to be an outline of the Trump Administration’s forthcoming infrastructure plan […]
WASHINGTON, January 8, 2018 – President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order encouraging rural broadband deployment by speeding […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Once again, the folks at the Institute for Local Self Reliance have produced another standout report on […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Major news from the United Kingdom with the deal announced between Vodafone and CityFibre. This deal shows […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The power of municipal broadband isn’t going away. While competition benefits everyone, it’s undeniable that as the […]
WASHINGTON, November 7, 2017 — The Universal Service Fund dollars the Federal Communications Chairman has allocated for rebuilding Puerto Rico’s […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Siklu, which has been active in promoting the way high-speed wireless gigabit access can help communities leverage […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: It is truly astonishing to see an incumbent provider, such as Verizon, taking the position that there […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Allow us to highlight one of the seven points made by Patrick Brogan in this commentary: Deep […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The long-awaited day has arrived for the “official” launch of the open-access fiber-optic network in Ammon, Idaho. […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A good, basic summary of what an open-access network is, and why cities can benefit through the […]
Wireline technologies such as fiber and cable are usually deployed where populations are greater, but areas with less density can best be served with fixed wireless...
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A useful voice of skepticism on the viability and timeliness of 5G. Here’s the simple point: Our […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Here’s my piece in the Deseret News, responding to information about the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency […]
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2017 — President Donald Trump is committed to moving an infrastructure bill this year despite making little […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Our friend Craig Settles probes the question: How can rural areas get better broadband? Equally important, he […]
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 – Rural areas of Tennessee have lost business because they don’t have access to high-speed internet, […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: One of the first groups to begin the movement toward a Gigabit City, KC Digital Drive, prepares […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Major new expansion by wholesale infrastructure provider CityFibre in U.K., giving more credence to the “open access” […]
OREM, Utah, July 6, 2017 – The founder of the Broadband Breakfast Club, journalist and lawyer Drew Clark, announced his […]
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 — The White House on Thursday plans to continue its “tech week” by hosting a group […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2017 — Despite myriad public events and a soundbyte-friendly title of “Infrastructure Week,” last week the White […]
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2017 – Two organizations supportive of municipal broadband advocacy efforts last week issued differing reports critical of […]
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2017 – Champions, partnerships and flexibility are necessary to bring fiber-optic networks to less-populated communities, said participants […]
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2017 — Despite giving this week the title of “Infrastructure Week” at the White House, President Donald […]
WASHINGTON, June 3, 2017 — Infrastructure plans in President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget represent a significant break from his predecessor […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The Huntsville combination of open access and leased fiber is a model to watch! || Google Fiber […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Always important to get to the bottom of reports criticizing municipal networks in an incomplete fashion. Bravo […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: We’ll be looking for some alternative analysis of this material. Interesting to see that this is becoming […]
DALLAS, May 5, 2017 – Open access networks are becoming more real for gigabit connectivity in the United States, according […]
DALLAS, May 1, 2017 – One of the biggest puzzles in broadband today is a financial conundrum: Our nation needs […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This development highlights that Google Fiber isn’t done with fiber builds — just exploring new methods and […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A concerning new development from Maine. Thanks to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance for raising this issue […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A new report from the Haas Institute raises the question that’s been lurking behind the important-to-significant fiber […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: One of the most interesting questions in broadband infrastructure today centers around dry legalities like “dig once” […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: By taking this action, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has likely avoided the fate of a […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Open access networks, such as those proposed by SiFi Networks, are important because they allow for the […]
RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA, April 19, 2017 – At 7,200 square miles, this Southern California county is nearly the size of New […]
DALLAS, April 18, 2017 – The Universal Service Administrative Corporation may not grab broadband headlines, but the once-obscure federal agency […]
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.'