Broadband Breakfast, in person and for lunch, heard about the possibilities with spectrum sharing and combining technologies for coverage.
Broadband Breakfast revisits what some state legislatures did to narrow broadband gaps.
Webinar hears how critical mapping is to bridging the digital divide.
Defaulters say new FCC mapping data shows areas they bid to connect are already adequately served.
The agency is scrutinizing the winning bids for the $9.2-billion fund, and asking companies to consider withdrawing.
The bipartisan Hassan-Capito bill would provide state and local governments with new financing options for broadband projects.
The fight for broadband infrastructure in one Utah community. Is private enterprise the end goal?
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...
Experts say it's difficult to get an understanding of cost for connecting rural regions without quality maps.
April 1, 2021 – Experts are concerns about the long-term implications of the $3.2-billion Emergency Broadband Benefit program (EBB) running […]
March 11, 2021 – The Center on Rural Innovation is recommending telecom companies engage with local communities and invest in […]
March 4, 2021 – Amid claims that the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund chose winners that may not be able to […]
March 3, 2021—Vantage Point Solutions is questioning whether wireless providers can deliver on their contractual obligations following the announcement of […]
February 25, 2021—Customer service strategies are being used to separate smaller carriers from bigger ones during the pandemic, according to […]
February 18, 2021— Electrical cooperatives that own their own fiber are filling in the broadband gaps that telecoms have left, […]
February 11, 2021—Broadband providers are becoming increasingly vocal in their concerns over some of the winning bidders in the first […]
February 2, 2021 – Democratic Sen. Ed Markey’s communications policy focus this Congress will be on net neutrality, children and […]
January 29, 2021 – With contributions into a program intended to extend basic telecommunications services to all Americans now adding […]
December 23, 2020 — The last five years have boasted massive strides towards closing the urban-rural broadband and utilities divide, […]
December 22, 2020 — With the closing of the bidding in Federal Communications Commission’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund reverse-auction, many […]
Remote work and learning during the pandemic compelled some lawmakers to get creative in expanding broadband availability. In Delaware and […]
December 16, 2020 – Render Networks has announced the launch of its new RDOF Deployment Guide, sharing key considerations for […]
December 15, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission recently announced the winners of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. In the […]
December 7, 2020 – The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced that it had awarded $9.3 billion in broadband funds (PDF) for […]
December 4, 2020 — Broadband industry leaders on Thursday called for the Federal Communications Commission to modernize Universal Service Fund […]
November 22, 2020 – In the event that the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden seeks substantial funding for broadband […]
The longest, costliest, most contentious election in U.S. history has finally ended. Notwithstanding pending legal action, victors have been declared […]
November 19, 2020 – While the business case for rural broadband has been debated, panelists at the National Telecommunications and […]
November 12, 2020 — The failure to connect the rural-urban digital divide in the United States is not one of […]
October 30, 2020 — In addition to considerable discussion about net neutrality at the Federal Communications Commission’s monthly meeting on […]
October 24, 2020 – The Federal Communications Commission on Friday granted its first licenses in the 2.5 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum […]
October 12, 2020 – The digital divide is a real problem for rural America, Shirley Bloomfield, CEO of NTCA, the […]
October 2, 2020 – Electric utilities and rural cooperatives are increasingly building out broadband, agreed panelists at last week’s Broadband […]
September 30, 2020 – Municipalities are well suited to investment in broadband networks, particularly those in rural areas, said Ben […]
September 23, 2020 – Individuals representing different facets of rural broadband – traditional telecom companies, rural electric utilities, wireless providers […]
September 21, 2020—Speaking Thursday at the fall conference of NTCA, the Rural Broadband Association, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai […]
September 16, 2020 – Partnerships between local municipal governments and private broadband providers can actually work, according to a panel […]
August 19, 2020 — Members of the Rural Caucus and the Native American Caucus of the Democratic Party made calls […]
August 3, 2020 — The economic fallout resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically worsened the financial condition of the […]
June 30, 2020 — “Broadband has got to be the order of the day, going forward,” said Rep. James Clyburn, […]
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.
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.
FCC makes temporary changes for Ida, OneWeb says no to spectrum sharing, FCC proposes $5M for robocall scheme.
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.