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 […]
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2018 – Questions about how the federal government will be involved in rolling out the next-generation infrastructure […]
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2018 – Local government officials seeking to offer a corrective tonic on broadband deployment to the Federal […]
Rural broadband has never been a more pressing priority for our nation, and now is the time to join the […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A great visual tidbit of history here. We found it when searching for information about the regulation […]
WASHINGTON, February 12, 2018 – President Donald Trump on Monday unveiled details of his plan to spur $1.5 trillion in […]
WASHINGTON, February 11, 2018 – After a year of promises, President Donald Trump on Monday is expected to unveil his […]
WASHINGTON, February 6, 2018 – The Trump administration will unveil principles for its long-awaited plan to spend $1.5 trillion on […]
WASHINGTON, January 22, 2018 – A leaked document purporting to be an outline of the Trump Administration’s forthcoming infrastructure plan […]
WASHINGTON, January 8, 2018 – President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order encouraging rural broadband deployment by speeding […]
WASHINGTON, January 8, 2018 – The Trump Administration plans on making increased access to broadband in rural areas a priority […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Once again, the folks at the Institute for Local Self Reliance have produced another standout report on […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Telemedicine is one of the most immediately needed high-bandwidth broadband applications, and it promises concrete and easy-to-see […]
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2017 — The White House on Friday defended the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to prevent telecommunications service […]
WASHINGTON, November 16, 2017 — In a move harshly condemned by Democrats and consumer advocates, the Federal Communications Commission on […]
WASHINGTON, November 4, 2017 — More than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico’s communications infrastructure, Federal Communications Commission […]
Democratic leadership in both the House and Senate recently released a plan for broadband deployment that would spend $40 billion in taxpayer […]
WASHINGTON, November 1, 2017 — After nearly a year in the minority on the Federal Communications Commission, Democratic FCC Commissioner […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is proposing a creative response to repair the damage done by […]
Title II would require VoIP services to be subject to stronger regulations already in place for telecommunication providers.
The new FCC requirements in the broadband data collection program are important to meet the nation’s connectivity goals.
Australia's highest court said Google is not a publisher by making available hyperlinks to articles.
The NTIA announced all states and territories have applied for initial planning money from the $42.5B BEAD program.
Urban Digital Equity Bootcamp and Let's Get Going Broadband Program announced.
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On August 24, Broadband Breakfast Editor and Publisher Drew Clark will return to the Land of Lincoln.
‘Advertising around gig speeds is doing tremendous damage to our public policy.’
The FCC will let Congress make changes to its authority to add contributors to the Universal Service Fund.
Wireless is essential because for truly remote properties, a physical connection may never be practical.
Academics were concerned about an anti-preference bill, while one state AG said he's 'pragmatic' about a federal privacy law.
Carr said he was notified via press release of the FCC decision to deny RDOF money to Starlink and LTD.
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.