Some state laws, as written, may run counter to IIJA language and constrain the use of federal funds.
Lit Communities will operate the network, with subsidiary BTX Fiber as the last-mile provider. HMI Utilities is prime contractor.
'It is all systems go,' the chairwoman said at a House Energy and Commerce hearing Thursday.
The NTIA held a webinar urging local partnerships for applicants of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
Increasing taxes on internet service providers would be counterproductive in the quest to close the digital divide.
The money will add to the USDA's ReConnect program.
With every generation of wireless technology new applications reveal themselves, and experts say 5G is no exception.
At a White House event an agency representative said webinar programs are likely for Indigenous communities.
The project will be Montana’s first open-access fiber-to-the-home network.
The key to states' success on infrastructure builds lies in the analysis of the data they collect.
The FCC said it will "likely" be the last opportunity for schools and libraries to get funding before money runs out.
The Next Generation Telecommunications Act received bipartisan support.
Wireless and wireline technologies play their own roles in helping connect the country, the head of WISPA said.
The slices of 2.5 GHz mid-band will be licenses for flexible use, including for 5G.
Legislators want broadband networks reach as many people as possible, but didn't specify how NTIA should do this.
Revising its pole replacement rules may give providers quicker access to poles in communities for deploying high-speed broadband.
Calls in contrast to growing support for a broader mechanism including broadband revenues
The FCC has added crowdsourced data to its repertoire for accurate broadband maps.
LightBox and CostQuest spoke to Broadband Breakfast after a decision to deny overturning the FCC's mapping contract selection.
Whether infrastructure money should prioritize those with the lowest speeds has been a chief debate since the bill’s passage.
Public Knowledge spokesperson warns about FCC's new multi-tenant housing rules.
The FCC hopes companies will make it easier for consumers to choose a broadband plan that fits their needs.
Advocates say strict compliance requirements may economically harm small providers.
The FCC has now confirmed more than half the $9.2 billion for the program.
'You should build a relationship with your telecommunications field representative,' Edyael Casaperalta said.
The state broadband director said its position on neutrality has led to diverse solutions that caters to community needs.
The playbook was discussed in a webinar Friday afternoon.
Ting said government partnerships with ISPs to fill connectivity gaps and improve adoption rates.
Bill Price discussed the work of LightBox in ensuring that states receive funding to close the digital divide.
The Government Accountability Office rejected LightBox's bid to protest CostQuest's award to build the map.
Recent policy talks have pushed for more focus on middle-mile with future funding from infrastructure bill money.
Co-ops have the chance to support education, healthcare and work-from-home coming out of the coronavirus pandemic.
Alan Davidson applauded the FCC's effort in getting better broadband maps.
The initiative would dedicate proceeds from future spectrum auctions.
Callers claimed they are 'electromagnetic field refugees.'
Concerns from advocates echo some of FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel's concerns for the ACP.
Service providers must submit their data by early autumn to be included in the agency’s upcoming national broadband map.
The ATIS report outlines major steps that need to be taken to “ensure North American wireless leadership."
Community broadband data can be collected by harnessing the power of the individual.
If formally adopted, the agency would be changing longstanding rural health care telecommunications subsidies.
The Federal Communications Commission's reallocation of intelligent transportation service spectrum was not arbitrary and capricious, the court held.
5G, IoT and edge computing are giving companies the opportunity to make hyper-personalization even more 'hyper'.
'We are continuing to review the letter and are evaluating our next steps,' LTD said.
A new bill would provide grants to providers who can quickly build middle-mile infrastructure along existing electrical grid system.
In Tennessee, we'll see what the Volunteer state is doing to bring a plan together on broadband policy.
One trade group warns about providers leaving the program if data collection too onerous.
Phillips told Politico that he is leaving the competition watchdog this fall.
The Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act may harm the ability of broadband infrastructure to grow.
With FCC maps promised soon, some states are preparing to possibly challenge them by making their own.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
The establishment of the Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program is intended to bring awareness to the program.
The strategy would identify gaps and limitations that would hinder coordination across federal broadband programs.
Opponents say increasing coverage and speed obligations of the ACAM program may be unnecessary with new federal broadband money.
Settles suggests tactics for communities to effectively deploy telehealth services while marketing the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Lumen's Quantum Fiber will deliver up to 8 Gig symmetrical speeds in certain markets.
The FCC should incorporate the mapping data from local governments to avoid overbuilding, ensure technology neutrality.
Randy Brogle was previously working on fiber investments for Facebook parent Meta.
The document includes information about how often the agencies will meet and when they'll get involved in proposed actions.
Omni Fiber was injected with funds from Oak Hill Capital last month.
The announcement is the second round of ReConnect funding in fiscal year 2022.
As FCC fights robocalls, robotexts are on the rise.
Some say the bill would add heavy regulation that will harm investments and consumers.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'Wireless connectivity is one of the most vital aspects of our digital infrastructure.'
The next generation wireless technology is being touted as the most secure yet.
The non-profit Yellowstone Fiber uses a unique business model in the thriving community of Bozeman, Montana, and the surrounding county.
Detroit’s Hope Village experienced an internet outage for 45 days in the early days of the pandemic.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.
A small city in Utah has some of the country's highest speeds using a unique model of fiber sharing.
'Meta in recent years has set its sights on building, and ultimately controlling, a VR ‘metaverse.'
With service beginning in late September, non-profit fiber ISP aims to serve rural Gallatin County
The money is for two new funding rounds to address the 'homework gap.'
The commission said it is helping communities prepare to apply for some of the $42.5B NTIA BEAD program.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
The CHIPS Act had been pushed by officials as a key bill to increase America's self sufficiency on chip manufacturing.
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'
'I think obtaining funding from the Universal Service Fund would go a long way.'
'Our guiding principle at the CFTC must be to stop fraud or harmful conduct that harms our markets.'
Former Google executive Camille Gloster has been appointed by the White House to its Office of the National Cyber Director.
But there's concern a Senate vote on a fifth FCC commissioner will not happen before midterms.