Wireless push by FCC has led to higher capacity broadband throughout multi-tenant buildings.
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.
Debate has pitted certain tech over others, but the WIA says all broadband tech must be considered.
Government officials say inflationary pressures may make connecting rural America harder than previously anticipated.
The Communications Workers of America is accusing Lumen of underinvesting in broadband while taking public money.
Satellite service provider Dish, which is open to 12 GHz for mobile, recently signed a network sharing deal with AT&T.
The high cost of pole attachments can deter broadband providers from providing service to the anchor institutions and residential consumers.
Will the 12 GHz band be opened for 5G uses or remain exclusively for satellite services?
Experts argue for significant changes in order for broadband mapping efforts to be successful.
FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington said focus on spectrum decision will become increasingly important for digital success.
The Communications Workers of America wants provisions in broadband bills barring hiring of subcontractors.
Greater availability of mid-band spectrum has kick-started 5G through better signal propagation, penetration and carrying capacity.
David Brin said infrastructure spending key for economic recovery -- and the future of the workplace.
New, easier fiber installations could address shortage in trained staff.
Without further word on what to expect in the bipartisan infrastructure framework, Doug Dawson examines what direction it could take.
Many in Washington aren’t holding their breath for the broadband infrastructure deal to collapse.
Though the FCC has claimed that broadband figures are improving, BroadbandNow's data paints a less favorable picture.
Experts call $65 Billion for Broadband a "down payment,” remain skeptical infrastructure bill will accomplish what is necessary.
Artificial intelligence can help manage an increasingly growing network with the advent of new devices on 5G networks.
Joe Biden reveals bipartisan infrastructure package during press conference in front of White House.
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.
Congress should invest in wireless and wired broadband to provide resilient, affordable broadband.
Christopher Mitchell of ILSR talks federal programs and the need for longer-term and more targeted solutions.
Now is the time in Congress for all good (and bad) broadband bills to be introduced.
Experts are calling for a transatlantic partnership to protect 5G infrastructure internationally.
Three Senators have reintroduced the BRIDGE Act with a proposed $40 billion to expand broadband access across the nation.
Open access last-mile networks are an area of great commercial innovation and ferment in the United States right now.
Founded in India in 1988, STL has expanded far beyond its historical focus on fiber optics.
John Stankey said the amount would completely cover rural and remote America -- if "done right."
An expert panel convened by US Telecom agreed that public/private telecom partnerships are an effective use of federal broadband funds.
Start Your Own ISP founder discusses how WISP technology enables rural communities to access broadband.
A decade after the advent of LTE, the next-generation 5G will be, and already is, a critical resource for Americans.
Some fear that there is no real plan to close the digital divide with Biden's new infrastructure proposal.
Consultancy says fiber deployment costs are going down, which could mean more pure fiber plays.
The Biden administration aims to support broadband as the New Deal measure provided electricity in isolated rural areas.
Experts argue the 5G core network may need to be open to fully realize goals of next-gen wireless networks.
May 24, 2021– Positron Access Solutions aims to provide fixed wireless networks to areas where it may otherwise be to […]
"Farm Fresh Broadband" explains the world of broadband policy and provides solutions to bridge the digital divide.
There is concern that an FTC focused on 'big is bad' will stunt economic growth in the future.
Apple will not reinstate Fortnite after court fight, T-Mobile expands in 4 states, Ajit Pai on Virginia's broadband success.
Topic 4 explores the past and future of the shared infrastructure model with more smart city deployments.
Politico panel debates merit of allowing tech platform users to migrate data freely.
The FCC should hit the pause button on a current plan to zero out support for voice-only services.
Advisory panel includes leaders in broadband and a chief economist at the FCC.
A coalition of groups argue the Texas law violates the Constitution, US Telecom on investment and Connected Nation on impact.
Partnerships for broadband need to emphasize community engagement to improve connectivity
Companies, industries, and associations chime in on FCC equipment blacklist proposal.
FCC head talks spectrum and network strategy, broadband policy book released, and it's Lifeline Awareness Week.
Topic 3 focuses on the way that municipalities' infrastructure projects has changed the conversation around public private partnerships.
The moderators for Digital Infrastructure Investment panels join for a preview session ahead of the event.
Brad Smith said information sharing is critical for preventative measures against cyberattacks.
Thirteen additional bidders approved for RDOF, Blue Ridge going full fiber, YouTube Premium growing but trails other streaming apps.
Broadband Breakfast briefly breaks down the topics to be discussed at the TPRC conference.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
'These companies know how many resources they [agencies] have,' Klobuchar said.
The Broadband Connectivity Index uses multiple datasets to try to get a better understanding of well- and under-connected areas in...
AT&T's opens first learning center with free broadband, open RAN company Parallel Wireless expands, AT&T testing 5G for maritime use.
Topic 2 at DII2021 will consider new ownership models of digital assets. What role will cities and operators play?
The number of states restricting municipal broadband networks has dropped during the pandemic.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
Democrats intro device subsidy bill, OneWeb half way to launch goal, Trevor Jones is USTelecom VP of gov. affairs.
Expert says the issue is about what Hytera could be compelled to do by the Chinese government.
Dish is partnering with IBM for 5G, ConnectMaine's community broadband grants, Intuit to buy Mailchimp, STL hires Paolo Colella.
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
Topic 1 at DII2021 considers debt and equity financing for digital infrastructure investment.
Senate-passed legislation for broadband investment inspired by Colorado's experience, says senator.
Staunch privacy advocate Alvaro Bedoya appears to be Joe Biden's pick for the FTC, Axios reports.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel said EBB will benefit tremendously from local outreach efforts.
Lightbox publishing new broadband map, Epic Games suffers loss in Apple antitrust case, 2021 Community Broadband Awards announced.
Dish said it needs non-contiguous 600 MHz band licenses to test open-RAN 5G network in two markets.
Broadband Breakfast, in person and for lunch, heard about the possibilities with spectrum sharing and combining technologies for coverage.
The FCC outlines September meeting agenda, the FTC will review big tech mergers this month, AT&T signs deal with OneWeb.
BroadbandNow launches a "consumer confidence" survey.
NCTA said the FCC should deny exclusive access to these buildings, but not exclusive wiring agreements.
Diversified Communications Group said the FCC flubbed on adding Hytera to blacklist.
Republicans counter Democrats on document request, Ookla says global speeds rising, Windstream and Arkansas to expand fiber.
SiFi is getting an injection of funds to deliver open fiber to cities.