April 22, 2020— Executives in major federal agencies such as the Departments of Agriculture, Health and Human Services, Housing and […]
April 20, 2020— There are aspects of fiber-optic cabling that make the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction “very favorable” to […]
TYSONS, Virginia, and CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 14, 2020 – Marashlian & Donahue, PLLC, The CommLaw Group, and CostQuest Associates have […]
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2020— “We won’t be calling it precision farming anymore, we’ll just be calling it farming,” announced Ken […]
March 17, 2020 – Broadband Communities and the Rural Telecommunications Congress have announced that Broadband Communities Summit and its rural broadband track, […]
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2020 – The Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday voted to advance a version of legislation creating a […]
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2020 – Private partnerships play a more crucial role in rural broadband buildout than all the federal […]
According to a Forbes article by Alan Ohnsman, U.S. safety investigators are calling for greater regulation of Teslas following the […]
WASHINGTON, February 25, 2020 – Public broadcast experts and Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly discussed the special role public broadcasting […]
While there are helpful strategies to deploy rural broadband on the local level, significant barriers persist, said panelists at a […]
A report published by tech.co on Wednesday ranks and categorizes the countries with the highest internet censorship. Among the reports […]
Over twenty members of Congress sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Friday asking for clarification […]
Broadband Communities and the Rural Telecommunications Congress have released the agenda for the rural broadband track at the forthcoming Broadband […]
WASHINGTON, February 11, 2020 – A panelists on the new rural funding program at the National Association of Regulatory Utility […]
WASHINGTON, February 5, 2020 – The chancellor of a key land-grant university system on Wednesday proposed a way to modernize […]
One of the few moments of bipartisan cheering during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night was […]
WASHINGTON, February 3, 2020 – ITTA, which called itself “the voice of America’s broadband providers,” closed on Friday due to […]
WASHINGTON, January 30, 2020 – The Federal Communications Commission voted in favor of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on Thursday […]
The Federal Communications Commission’s rural telehealth order of August 2019 was criticized by the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition […]
Presidential hopeful and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a $1 trillion dollar infrastructure plan that he says will […]
Last month, Federal Communications Chairman Ajit Pai announced a new plan to allocate $9 billion toward deploying 5G wireless in […]
In advance of a Federal Communications Commission vote on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30, the agency […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2020 – Federally-recognized Indian tribes will have a six-month priority window, beginning February 3, in which to […]
WASHINGTON, January 8, 2020 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday announced that the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, […]
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2019 – The most vulnerable members of the population need to have the critical services they need […]
Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on Tuesday introduced the Augmenting Compatibility and Competition by Enabling Service […]
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday authorized more than $61.8 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to […]
WASHINGTON, September 24, 2019 – Better broadband and 5G development is essential to the livelihood of tribal communities, according to […]
It seems that everyone except California and Alabama wants in on the action, whatever that action is, against Google. Attorneys […]
Adding congressional oversight to the growing mix of interest in the broadband mapping debate, the House Energy and Commerce committee […]
Ads that describe immigrants of color as an “invasion” violate Facebook’s community standards and should not be allowed to run, […]
WASHINGTON, August 12, 2019 — The Federal Communications Commission on Monday authorized over $121 million in rural broadband funding, marking […]
Public Knowledge, the Computer & Communications Industry Association and TechFreedom on Friday pushed back at the Trump Administration’ reported Executive Order that […]
Congress and the Federal Communications Commission are working together to stop robocalls, wrote FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Rep. Bob […]
A recent report from the CoBank Knowledge Exchange detailed new insights into successful broadband partnerships. The report, written by economists […]
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2019 — The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday initiated a new process for collecting fixed broadband data […]
The Universal Service Fund should be subject to a budget cap, argued Technology Policy Institute Senior Fellows Sarah Oh and […]
Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., announced on Tuesday four new endorsements for the Children and Media Research Advancement Act. This legislation […]
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2019 — The Justice Department’s recently announced settlement on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger has drawn widespread criticism, even […]
The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
Environmental sustainability in telecom has been a key talking point for Starks.
Conference hears the FCC should seek spectrum bands to open up for unlicensed use.
The Community Reinvestment Act was expanded to include broadband investments in 2016.
A bill would have the Commerce Secretary identify categories of personal data that could harm national security if exported.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel advocated for bills that would make better use of spectrum.
Fixed-wireless is hampered by technical issues that make it incomparable to fiber, a report claims.
Understanding the funding impact will 'begin with the NTIA’s mandate to work with community partners.'
'Simple and regular community engagement is needed.'
The FTC released a report that warned about the dangers of AI's use to combat online harms.
UScellular and Ericsson tested 5G connected drones for future applications.
'While the federal government’s infrastructure funding creates unique opportunities, it also exposes challenges that states and tribes must get in...
'We can’t keep overhauling the regulatory structure.'
'We need to recognize that absolutely the time is now. It is neither too soon nor too late.'
Comments were made at the Fiber Connect conference last week.
'North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years.'
The coalition will play a crucial role in broadband data as government implements the largest expenditure of broadband funds.
The draft privacy law includes a provision to enhance privacy protections online for children under 17.
Markup of bills comes after much discussion about federal spectrum management.
Fiber networks have a unique capacity to keep broadband prices low for low-income communities, proponents say.
Analyzing ACP enrollment can help the BEAD program solve the 'persisting gap between deployment and subscription.'
A bill introduced by Elizabeth Warren would ban data brokers from selling or transferring location data and health data.
Fiber providers, equipment companies and consultants discussed their work in communities in a session at Fiber Connect
39 states and territories have submitted letters of intent to participate in the NTIA's Internet for All initiative.
Peacock and HBO Max named as potential winners by internet and entertainment industry analysis Laura Martin
As of June 7, 20 states have passed legislation to implement the 988 suicide hotline mandate, according to FCC data.
'We’re projecting a 5x increase in data consumption from 2021 to 2025.'
'[State] decision makers in this program need to be careful about who is the qualified and experienced provider.'
As federal funding rolls out, states and local communities must consider partnerships with local service providers.
Governor Kathy Hochul announced a $10-million grant award for the state's first foray into municipal broadband.
Netly Fiber said Monday it has completed construction of the nation's first terabit-ready fiber network.
Officials from Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine and New Mexico outline how they are preparing for broadband funding.
The American Technology Leadership Act would establish a federal office to monitor U.S. tech competitiveness versus global players.
Attendance at the fiber show jumped from 2,041 attendees last June to 2,854 registrants as of Friday.
A March Gallup and Knight study found young Americans are less concerned about hurtful online discourse.
Real convergence has taken hold in the fiber, wireless infrastructure and data center asset class categories.
Senators on Thursday said NTIA rules set regulated rates and impose net neutrality requirements.
The NTIA's notice of funding opportunity stops short of explicitly endorsing municipal broadband as the preferred model.
The USDA has been allocated $2 billion from the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
Industry experts detailed best practices for approaching public-private partnerships at Mountain Connect 2022.
The FBI, CISA and NSA warned about hackers from the PRC.