The NARUC Broadband Task Force said mapping, better funding program coordination and support for non-traditional providers key for broadband roll-out.
If fiber speeds don't increase -- and 5G meets the hype -- consumers could use wireless for the home.
In the second in a series of explainers, Broadband Breakfast looks at the quickly emerging topic of spectrum sharing, as 5G ramps up against the finite...
Carr credited the U.S.'s success in telecom to policies that were implemented by the FCC under the Trump administration.
The fight for broadband infrastructure in one Utah community. Is private enterprise the end goal?
$10 billion dollars are being made available to communities in need to better connect their communities.
The House Energy and Commerce committee heard arguments that open access to networks is crucial for competition and affordability.
Chairwoman Rosenworcel has been a longtime supporter of spectrum sharing, and these actions advance that aspect of her agenda.
The American Jobs Plan, President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, includes $100 billion to ensure broadband availability to every single American at affordable rates. This means building...
Limited competition is provided by the existing trio of vendors. This worsens the supply chain problem for operators.
Biden has assigned Vice President Kamala Harris with the broadband portfolio.
Experts discuss the short- and long-term need for gigabit speeds.
Keynote speakers at Day 2 of WISPA America tackled broadband speed thresholds, infrastructure and federal programs.
Washington State's head of broadband says mapping to the premises paying dividends in the state.
WISPA holds first trade show in two years, which touched upon broadband infrastructure, mapping, spectrum and other topics.
Critics are unhappy about President Joe Biden's $2.3-billion plan that includes prioritizing local builds.
Experts say it's difficult to get an understanding of cost for connecting rural regions without quality maps.
A House bill raising the minimum connectivity threshold will need to convince lawmakers it is necessary, Steve Perry says.
“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” – Inigo Montoya, The Princess […]
Broadband Breakfast panelists wrestle with the challenge of financing broadband infrastructure projects.
Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist said telecoms should be right there alongside new road builds and improvements.
Openreach aims to get 20 million fiber-to-the-premise connections by later this decade.
Utah Republican Rep. John Curtis speaks about broadband rollout, education and bills more than a year into the pandemic.
The agency hopes its new speed test will inform an initiative for more accurate broadband maps.
April 8, 2021 – President Joe Biden’s new broadband plan, which emphasizes the importance of municipal-owned networks, is likely to […]
Experts at the Broadband Breakfast Live Online event debated what “future-proofing” broadband would look like.
April 7, 2021 – Despite criticism levied against President Joe Biden’s new infrastructure plan, some broadband industry experts are excited […]
April 5, 2021 – Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Friday spectrum used by federal agencies is not being utilized efficiently, […]
A bill dedicating $150 million of anticipated federal funding to create a new state broadband office to coordinate and accelerate […]
April 2, 2021 – State broadband authorities working close to the ground say that the key to tackling the digital […]
April 1, 2021 – Experts are concerns about the long-term implications of the $3.2-billion Emergency Broadband Benefit program (EBB) running […]
March 31, 2021 – President Joe Biden unveiled his administration’s next major spending plan Wednesday, which includes $100 billion toward […]
March 29, 2021 – A new study has found that 95 per cent of Americans believe internet access should be […]
March 25, 2021 – Wireless broadband providers need more regulatory support to meet broadband gigabit needs on a large geographic […]
The disaster in Texas resulting from an electric grid that was deliberately left exposed and likely to fail in rare […]
March 24, 2021 – The biggest challenge for broadband right now is coming up with a national plan for its […]
March 24, 2021 — Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr said the regulator has since 2017 seen what he wanted: Broadband […]
March 23, 2021 – A former Federal Communications Commissioner and a former chairman of the agency exchanged disagreements Monday over […]
March 22, 2021 – Three bills, worth $100 billion dollars and introduced in the House, will change the nation’s definition […]
March 18, 2021—The FCC on Wednesday launched its first official inquiry into the status and trajectory of open radio access […]
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.
FCC's comment period for ISPs in buildings, AT&T requests screen on spectrum holdings, Apple reverts plan to scan phone images.
Nearly 60 public interest groups signed a letter to House leaders to call a vote on six antitrust bills.
The Communist government has access to a vast trove from Chinese-made apps.
Noah Phillips voiced concern about the scope and practices of the Biden administration's FTC.
Dish wants low-cost prepaid business Gen Mobile, Members of Congress want investigation into Facebook-Google, STL appoints Paul Atkinson.
By creating open infrastructure systems, states can reduce the barriers to entry and foster increased broadband competition.
Panel with broadband and wireless industry lobbyists wrestle with need for symmetrical internet, and press for fiber.
Republicans threaten companies that comply with Democrats records request, Pew highlights the good in infrastructure bill, Connected Britain in person.
Broadband Breakfast revisits what some state legislatures did to narrow broadband gaps.
Texas House passed partisan legislation on social media censorship, Adtran's $931M ADVA buy, Nokia worries about U.S. sanctions via association.
The bipartisan infrastructure framework faces hurdles before it because law. We'll discuss the process in Congress.
City is yet another in a growing field of municipalities aiming for a municipal fiber network.
The $3.2 billion program provides broadband and device subsidies to eligible low-income households.