Migrating into a full utility may take decades, but municipalities should be prepared.
‘If the U.S. doesn’t lead, China will.’
Capping the number of providers could solve price war problems, one telecom exec said.
NTIA is conducting research on improving efficiency of available spectrum.
The countries with the most affordable broadband were Hong Kong, Singapore, Denmark, and Finland.
It's unclear how BEAD funds will interact with state laws restricting municipal broadband projects.
Christine Hallquist, head of the Vermont Community Broadband Board, was previously CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative.
Satellite sharing on terrestrial spectrum is premature, said satellite and terrestrial providers.
The wireless association says 5G will add $1.5 trillion in GDP and 4.5 million in new jobs over 10 years.
The groups are raising $25 million for connectivity in underserved areas along Appalachia.
Virginia is waiting for data on the number of unserved and underserved locations in the state.
5G is also helping carriers reach those on the wrong side of the digital divide.
'If you take economic security out of the national security equation, you damage national security.'
Bead will connect over 90 percent of all locations, both unserved and underserved, to high-speed internet.
A rehearing of the case means that the full court will reconsider the case and the previous ruling is vacated.
Cartesian predictions follow closely with BEAD allocation announcements on Monday.
A crucial step would be for the NTIA to provide Buy America waivers for BEAD-funded projects, panelists said.
’The industry needs to get off its speed fixation.'
Challenge processes include timeline, transparency and mapping requirements, with changes impacting community anchors and individuals.
The Digital Equity and Opportunity Initiative will support state coalitions that work to support digital equity projects.
Key solutions addressing permitting for clean energy projects include interagency coordination and hiring more people.
Permitting delays could make the five-year deployment timeline difficult to meet, panelists said.
Broadband Breakfast hosts Tuesday summit at Samsung Executive Center after White House announcement.
Texas is the highest awarded state, as 19 states set to receive more than $1 billion from BEAD.
State broadband officers are prepared to leverage BEAD money to connect all Americans to the internet.
The 100 Megabits per second download * 20 Mbps upload does not satisfy needs in rural areas, said panelists.
Prior announcement date of BEAD allocation funds now set for White House ceremony on Monday, June 26.
Now available for material and manufacturing equipment facility projects.
An assortment of data will be useful in all phases of the broadband planning process.
BEAD program awards are expected to have a smaller matching funds total than the middle mile awards.
Growth of 5G fixed wireless technology contingent on service providers having sufficient spectrum.
$930 million in federal funding will leverage a total of nearly $1.8 billion in middle mile broadband infrastructure.
The remaining RDOF budget of approximately $14 billion may never be awarded.
The state’s unique fiber sharing model makes all the difference for middle mile builds, say Utahns.
There are 'locations where we know it is not possible to receive that level of service,' said Maine's broadband authority.
Private investments need to support federal money going to infrastructure projects across the United States.
Proposed rules will consider how the band might be made available through non-exclusive spectrum access models.
Lack of assurance regarding the ACP funding discourages local governments and providers from investing into the program.
A whistleblower exposed WCO Spectrum scheme estimated to cost T-Mobile $10 million, T-Mobile claims.
25G PONs are ideal to connect customers to 10G or higher speeds, a Nokia rep said.