The companies agree to consumer protection measures as conditions of the transaction.
The agency released a statement of objectives earlier this month.
President Biden celebrated $65 billion for broadband deployment.
Former head of NTIA said it could cost $12 billion.
Over 400,000 locations across the U.S. will get broadband in this funding wave.
Funds made available by the infrastructure bill will not need solid maps to make spending efficient, experts agree.
Raimondo said to expect relatively quick turnaround on broadband affordability and job creation, longer timeline on fiber buildouts.
The project is funded by a National Science Foundation grant and keeps diversity and inclusion in mind for its research goals.
Supply chain issues are impacting Dish's ability to bring on new customers, company says.
City’s technology staff has been working with a consultant to draft design recommendations for the fiber network.
More experts weight in on the debate about whether the 12 GHz band can coexist with 5G operations.
Associations and public interest groups said there are still many Americans using only voice services.
Largest single federal investment ever in broadband will enable communities to invest in fiber as critical infrastructure, says industry group.
After a push by President Biden, House leaders allowed for a vote on the infrastructure legislation, with some GOP support.
The rules will give Capital Projects Fund applicants authority to decide what's 'affordable, reliable, and unserved.'
Consultants say the Federal Communications Commission has the authority to do so.
Tribal community leaders are concerned over the effectiveness of outreach methods the FCC uses to fund broadband in tribal libraries.
Speaking at US Telecom forum, Raimondo also raised concerns about supply chain's impact on broadband rollout.
Industry officials disagree over how effective mandates are in creating internet provider choice within multitenant residential buildings.
And experts weigh in on the benefits of crowdsourcing data for better broadband maps.
FCC said it disbursed an additional $269 million in the first round.
Broadband Breakfast interviews Pierre Trudeau, president and chief technology officer of Positron Access, about reaching multi-tenant units.
The more detail, the better, NTIA officials said of program.
Satellites, at the very least, can act as backup connections, webinar heard.
The FCC is looking at how to promote broadband competition and access in buildings.
Funds targeted towards internet providers in areas with poor digital access across 19 states.
Mediacom petitioned the FCC to stop a Google-West Des Moines deal, but Google said it's not exclusive.
Company says that the next generation of its products depend on 5G progress.
Huawei’s CTO avoided questions about concerns over its network infrastructure security as countries ban its products.
Open RAN adoption is said to save telecoms money and boost security, as providers are forced to move off Huawei.
Indigenous connectivity advocates said Native Americans should have control over their mapping data.
5G crusader Commissioner Brendan Carr voiced pride in the FCC’s focus on 5G over the past four years
Fiber builder says it has been denied permits that have harmed it and its customers, despite an existing city agreement.
The acting chairwoman said the country needs to move quickly to adopt 5G for future technologies.
A league of municipalities rep told Senator Amy Klobuchar that some small cities with lots of tourists need connectivity.
Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.
At our October 13, 2021, event, we'll discuss trends toward hybrid technology and government grants by WISPs.
The agency is reevaluating winning bids after asking providers to ensure census blocks aren't already served.
Concern that pandemic only temporarily heightened broadband awareness in Washington.
The company is putting millions more into fiber infrastructure in the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia areas.
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.
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.
AI is transforming law, finance and government.
State officials will play a crucial role in IIJA implementation.
Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.
Too many reports could burden federal officials, said the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation.
The smart home industry is seeing continued growth, smart home experts said.
Regional crackdowns raise questions about the stability of cryptocurrencies.
In the coming year, fiber-optic infrastructure will needed to manage and offer increases in bandwidth capacity.
Atlantic Broadband has rebranded as Breezeline after expanding in the country.
The innovators say collecting data on growing conditions is key to securing global food supplies.
The FCC’s proposed rules would establish the requirements for households to be eligible for the new device subsidy program.
To find the best way to regulate technology, antitrust regulators need more tools to maintain fairness in the digital economy.
Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Shelley Moore Capito listed infrastructure fund disbursement among their foremost focuses for the coming year.
Treasury Department departed from its original proposed rule, granting recipients flexibility on broadband download and upload speeds.
The sister of a federal officer shot on duty says Facebook knowingly radicalized his killers.
Comments are due on February 4, 2022, focused on the infrastructure grants, middle-mile program, and digital equity planning grants.
The hope is coordination problems will be relieved when the Senate confirms NTIA head.
A California mayor said her city is thriving by prioritizing community needs in technology and infrastructure projects.
Travel companies and hotels will still depend on humans despite advances in technology.
Even though stakeholders may want technologies that yield better results, they may be uncomfortable with artificial intelligence.
The expansion will bring fiber-to-the-home to residents of two additional Utahn cities.
Currently, consumers are not being provided the information they need to make the leap, a consultant said.
Dish Wireless has a new president at a critical time in push to become major wireless player in the U.S.
The bottom line reason for state interest in autonomous vehicles is safety, says Utah transportation official.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
American automobile manufacturer gunning to be first to market with personal autonomous vehicle.