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.
Broadband Breakfast revisits what some state legislatures did to narrow broadband gaps.
City is yet another in a growing field of municipalities aiming for a municipal fiber network.
It's worth focusing on other broadband programs run by NTIA, including Tribal Connectivity, and Connecting Minority Communities.
When their connection to the World Wide Web was cut, Tuttle’s local leaders got to work.
State broadcasters associations want a proceeding in light of proposed fees it said unduly burdens the industry.
And lawmakers hope to iron out some wrinkles in infrastructure bill.
Webinar hears how critical mapping is to bridging the digital divide.
Both emerging and established internet service providers will stand to gain from SiFi Networks' shared broadband model.
Experts agreed that outreach and marketing to historically underserved and marginalized communities must be a part of the discussion.
Brendan Carr noted concern about possible overbuilding and lack of accountability in infrastructure bill.
In an interview with Broadband Breakfast, Technology Policy Institute President Scott Wallsten blamed bad mapping for RDOF mess.
Jamestown is hoping an open access network would make internet more affordable.
Muninetworks' Sean Gonsalves cracks open and investigates the infrastructure bill.
Defaulters say new FCC mapping data shows areas they bid to connect are already adequately served.
Competing submissions to the FCC show the friction over valuable mid-band spectrum.
For broadband success, argues esteemed broadband consultant Craig Settles, “tain't what you do, it’s the way that you do it”
At Fiber Connect, Garry Bolton said he is optimistic fiber will prevail over other tech for connectivity.
The past year has demonstrated that even the most basic activities can be conducted virtually.
Allowing 5G use of the 12 GHz band will lead to better broadband.
The agency is scrutinizing the winning bids for the $9.2-billion fund, and asking companies to consider withdrawing.
Company head says scalable, gigabit future is a priority now to deal with future broadband challenges.
Industry association reps discussed changing attitudes in Washington about broadband and concerns about political action.
Companies disagree about what fiber providers should prioritize, and whether hard standards should be set.
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.
Technology advocacy groups are concerned about big technology companies entering the auto industry.
Experts discuss how social media is being treated in the Middle East and how to respond.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says the state’s current plans, assisted by the IIJA, will connect everyone in the state.
AT&T now has a 5 gigabit speeds for residential and business customers in 70 additional markets.
The United States Innovation and Competition Act would, among other things, plow money into semiconductor research and development.
The agency implemented new rules on the Affordable Connectivity Program, which makes a new subsidy permanent.
The deal would elevate Microsoft in an even more favorable position in the games-as-a-service market.
The D.C. attorney general is leading other state AGs alleging Google mislead consumers into believing they could disable location tracking.
Older adults continue at a rapid pace to adopt tech that assists the aging process.
Associations including INCOMPAS and WISPA applaud new multitenant proposal.
Funneling of infrastructure funds through states differs from Obama-era broadband programs.
The Federal Communications Commission has no excuse for why the agency finished with the same bad data it started with.
If adopted, the FCC’s regulations would increase broadband options for tenants.
The president urged wireless carriers to comply with the aviation industry’s requests for further delays on new network launches.
Klobuchar was able to rally Democrats and Republicans to support her bill, but its future depends upon a shaky alliance.
The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.
The new television broadcasting standard brings faster speeds and more opportunities for connecting tele-services.
The National League of Cities said government leaders need to have 'multiple points of engagement' with communities.
The Department of Agriculture awarded Lumen a $1.2-billion, 11-year contract for data services.
With infrastructure bill, there is no longer a shortage of funds for states to expand their broadband infrastructure, consultants said.
The future of teleworking will need upgraded security.
Business groups are asking Congress to supersede state laws by passing privacy legislation that sets a national standard.
While NTIA will interpret grant funding under the law, it’s up to states to determine where to allocate money.
Starks sat down to discuss the promise of smart grid technology for the environment.
T-Mobile ranks fastest mobile provider, improving on third quarter performance.
Airlines claim the need to cancel a many flights because of interference between altimeters and 5G transmitters.
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.
Community broadband networks will play a crucial role in implementation of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
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.