Director of the Capital Projects Fund said the fund should be used with infrastructure bill money to close broadband gaps.
NTIA's Evan Feinman spoke about what states need to keep in mind as they prepare for BEAD funds.
The issue of pole attachment costs to place broadband equipment is being examined by the FCC.
Ookla can help your community get the funding you need to provide access for all to the digital economy.
The FCC recognizes pole access for the barrier that it is.
Though most groups issued their support, others voiced reservations.
NTIA notices of funding opportunity released Friday to kick off grant disbursement.
The long awaited notice of funding opportunity laid out the system for how each applicant program will be scored.
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) details parameters of Broadband, Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program.
Agency leaders sign pact to formalize information-sharing on broadband deployment projects.
The FCC has a September deadline for mapping data it will begin collecting at the end of June.
Starry CEO assured investors that Starry's technology model allows them to compete with other more established providers.
The FCC’s chairwoman spoke on the future of spectrum during a Tuesday CTIA event on 5G’s climate impacts.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced the proposal at a meeting of the National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training.
Rural communities vary in broadband needs, making community engagement essential for breaching the digital divide.
CDFI funds are responsible for rural Wyoming broadband and may offer a solution to rural areas across the nation.
Windhausen argued that without these waivers, anchor institutions will be particularly hard hit by "Buy America" requirements.
One of the most helpful things a state broadband director can do for themselves is pick up the phone.
“Some communities are way ahead of others,” Illinois Broadband Office Director Matt Schmit said about quest for IIJA funds.
Both the GSCA and Yellowstone Fiber are using UTOPIA's techniques to provide open access broadband over fiber.
Zumwalt’s tenure will begin on June 1.
The funding priorities of IIJA has created the false perception that middle mile is not as important as last mile, experts say.
Delays in supply chain movement means providers should 'know what you need six to nine months out.'
Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners representative says investors must step in as large carriers are burdened by high costs of 5G rollout.
The Universal Service Fund's base is shrinking.
Workforce funding for infrastructure expansion has been allocated under the infrastructure bill.
Though the technology could help cut costs in some areas, it should not be considered "an end all be all solution."
Broadband leaders note cities prefer to partner than to own networks.
It's the ninth wave of funding confirmations, bringing the total amount to more than $5.2 billion to three million locations.
This year, online registration is available for free.
One of the nation's top broadband conferences is right around the corner.
Alan Davidson urges the importance of state activity in deploying broadband funds.
The FCC makes advancements towards more efficient spectrum use throughout the country.
Digital literacy gap and lack of outreach are part of the digital divide.
“We have put our thumb on the scale for fiber,” said Joseph Wender, director the Treasury Department's broadband fund.
AT&T executives emphasized role of fixed-wireless as crucial to serving rural Americans.
Broadband Breakfast's annual Digital Infrastructure Investment conference unites broadband officials with fund managers, institutional investors and private equity.
The legal brief comes at a time when the FCC studies the future of the fund.
Cities should prioritize competitive processes to select an open access neutral host infrastructure provider.
T-Mobile was also named the most consistent mobile operator and topped 5G download speeds.
Environmental sustainability in telecom has been a key talking point for Starks.
Conference hears the FCC should seek spectrum bands to open up for unlicensed use.
The Community Reinvestment Act was expanded to include broadband investments in 2016.
A bill would have the Commerce Secretary identify categories of personal data that could harm national security if exported.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel advocated for bills that would make better use of spectrum.
Fixed-wireless is hampered by technical issues that make it incomparable to fiber, a report claims.
Understanding the funding impact will 'begin with the NTIA’s mandate to work with community partners.'
'Simple and regular community engagement is needed.'
The FTC released a report that warned about the dangers of AI's use to combat online harms.
UScellular and Ericsson tested 5G connected drones for future applications.
'While the federal government’s infrastructure funding creates unique opportunities, it also exposes challenges that states and tribes must get in...
'We can’t keep overhauling the regulatory structure.'
'We need to recognize that absolutely the time is now. It is neither too soon nor too late.'
Comments were made at the Fiber Connect conference last week.
'North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years.'
The coalition will play a crucial role in broadband data as government implements the largest expenditure of broadband funds.
The draft privacy law includes a provision to enhance privacy protections online for children under 17.
Markup of bills comes after much discussion about federal spectrum management.
Fiber networks have a unique capacity to keep broadband prices low for low-income communities, proponents say.
Analyzing ACP enrollment can help the BEAD program solve the 'persisting gap between deployment and subscription.'
A bill introduced by Elizabeth Warren would ban data brokers from selling or transferring location data and health data.
Fiber providers, equipment companies and consultants discussed their work in communities in a session at Fiber Connect
39 states and territories have submitted letters of intent to participate in the NTIA's Internet for All initiative.
Peacock and HBO Max named as potential winners by internet and entertainment industry analysis Laura Martin
As of June 7, 20 states have passed legislation to implement the 988 suicide hotline mandate, according to FCC data.
'We’re projecting a 5x increase in data consumption from 2021 to 2025.'
'[State] decision makers in this program need to be careful about who is the qualified and experienced provider.'
As federal funding rolls out, states and local communities must consider partnerships with local service providers.
Governor Kathy Hochul announced a $10-million grant award for the state's first foray into municipal broadband.
Netly Fiber said Monday it has completed construction of the nation's first terabit-ready fiber network.
Officials from Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine and New Mexico outline how they are preparing for broadband funding.
The American Technology Leadership Act would establish a federal office to monitor U.S. tech competitiveness versus global players.
Attendance at the fiber show jumped from 2,041 attendees last June to 2,854 registrants as of Friday.
A March Gallup and Knight study found young Americans are less concerned about hurtful online discourse.
Real convergence has taken hold in the fiber, wireless infrastructure and data center asset class categories.
Senators on Thursday said NTIA rules set regulated rates and impose net neutrality requirements.
The NTIA's notice of funding opportunity stops short of explicitly endorsing municipal broadband as the preferred model.
The USDA has been allocated $2 billion from the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
Industry experts detailed best practices for approaching public-private partnerships at Mountain Connect 2022.
The FBI, CISA and NSA warned about hackers from the PRC.