WASHINGTON, June 24, 2019 — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposed order to permit auction of portions of the […]
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 – In tackling the nettlesome question of improving broadband mapping, the telecom industry group US Telecom […]
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2019 — The Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether or not to auction off […]
SiFi Networks has offered to install and maintain a new fiber optic network in Lowell, Massachusetts—at no cost to the […]
The Federal Communications Commission’s recent auction of the 24 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum has been criticized by both the National Oceanic […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2019 — Congress should make it easier for small wireless internet service providers to acquire spectrum and […]
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2019 – The Federal Communications Commission on Monday authorized $166.8 million in funding over the next decade […]
On Thursday, the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission awarded almost 8 million dollars to fourteen counties across rural Virginia for the […]
MONTROSE, Colorado, June 5, 2019 – The Rural Telecommunications Congress, a 22-year-old grassroots organization advocating for better broadband in Rural […]
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration released a comprehensive database of federal broadband programs on Monday. (See also this PDF for the […]
“The lack of adequate broadband has become a crisis in rural areas,” Isanti County Broadband Task Force Member Greg Carlson […]
On May 31, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes imposing an overall cap […]
WASHINGTON, May 30, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $858 million in loans to upgrade rural electric […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Doug Dawson once again nails it on his blog post. The 10 megabit per second (Mbps) download […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This piece by our friend and colleague Craig Settles addresses several issues about co-ops, broadband, and rural […]
Don’t missing the exciting program of the Rural Telecommunications Congress in Austin, Texas, from April 9, 2019-April 11, 2019. The […]
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 – The nation’s leading telecommunications companies on Thursday announced a new broadband mapping pilot initiative that […]
Editor’s Note: The most recent edition of Broadband Communities Magazine features a special section on rural broadband, including this overview […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Broadband is the baseline for economic development: If you don’t have the former, you won’t have the latter. And […]
February 20, 2019 – The Rural Telecommunications Congress comes together once every year in Austin, Texas, jointly with the Broadband Communities […]
February 14, 2019 – Americans love broadband. More accurately, they hate it when they can’t get access to high-speed internet. […]
WASHINGTON, December 13, 2018 – The Agriculture Department on Thursday unveiled the details of is $600 million broadband loan and […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The journalism publication CJR weighs into the below-the-radar-battle over rural broadband, highlighting the now-here prospect of a […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: There’s no question that California courts controversy, in technology and telecommunications as well as many other spaces. […]
ROCKPORT, Maine, September 3, 2018 – The Maine State Chamber of Commerce teams up with the Telecommunications Association of Maine […]
PITTSBURGH, August 16, 2018 – Big telecommunications providers are not making it easy for communities to step up and offer […]
WASHINGTON, August 16, 2018 – New measures to improve broadband education and access in schools and libraries were among the […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: It is great to see this kind of round-up of an array of broadband activities happening throughout […]
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2018 – Many in the broadband industry commenting on broadband availability data exposed the weaknesses of current […]
PITTSBURGH, July 31, 2018 – Rural electric cooperatives and not “small cell” deployment powered by 5G networks, may be the […]
PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2018 – Many broadband experts speaking at the Next Century Cities regional summit here said last week […]
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2018 – In rural America, data-driven tools and libraries are heading efforts to expand broadband access, according […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Leading Republican leaders are content to talk up the significance of aiding rural regions by enhancing broadband […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2018 – Colorado broadband officials stressed the importance of public-private partnerships in extending broadband access to unserved […]
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 – The lack of broadband coverage in rural areas is impeding the agriculture sector from making […]
SOURCE: The Federal Communications Commission WC Docket No. 10-90 The Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) announces the availability of illustrative model results […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This great piece from a news site devoted to state, county and municipal government tackles what one […]
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2018 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Monday said he is “always hopeful” that progress will be […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The role of wireless, which is one key piece of the broadband puzzle for rural areas, will […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Rural priorities are again receiving additional emphasis in the draft spending legislation currently before Congress. Though the […]
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.
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.
Mapping will play an essential role in the success of the IIJA.
AI is transforming law, finance and government.
State officials will play a crucial role in IIJA implementation.
Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.
Too many reports could burden federal officials, said the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation.
The smart home industry is seeing continued growth, smart home experts said.
Regional crackdowns raise questions about the stability of cryptocurrencies.
In the coming year, fiber-optic infrastructure will needed to manage and offer increases in bandwidth capacity.
Atlantic Broadband has rebranded as Breezeline after expanding in the country.
The innovators say collecting data on growing conditions is key to securing global food supplies.
The FCC’s proposed rules would establish the requirements for households to be eligible for the new device subsidy program.
To find the best way to regulate technology, antitrust regulators need more tools to maintain fairness in the digital economy.
Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Shelley Moore Capito listed infrastructure fund disbursement among their foremost focuses for the coming year.
Treasury Department departed from its original proposed rule, granting recipients flexibility on broadband download and upload speeds.
The sister of a federal officer shot on duty says Facebook knowingly radicalized his killers.
Comments are due on February 4, 2022, focused on the infrastructure grants, middle-mile program, and digital equity planning grants.
The hope is coordination problems will be relieved when the Senate confirms NTIA head.
A California mayor said her city is thriving by prioritizing community needs in technology and infrastructure projects.
Travel companies and hotels will still depend on humans despite advances in technology.
Even though stakeholders may want technologies that yield better results, they may be uncomfortable with artificial intelligence.
The expansion will bring fiber-to-the-home to residents of two additional Utahn cities.
Currently, consumers are not being provided the information they need to make the leap, a consultant said.
Dish Wireless has a new president at a critical time in push to become major wireless player in the U.S.
The bottom line reason for state interest in autonomous vehicles is safety, says Utah transportation official.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
American automobile manufacturer gunning to be first to market with personal autonomous vehicle.