The NTIA awarded four grants worth $1.2 million.
At a White House event an agency representative said webinar programs are likely for Indigenous communities.
'You should build a relationship with your telecommunications field representative,' Edyael Casaperalta said.
Shekinah Pepper said Wednesday tribal communities should be on alert for service providers asking for chunks of subsidies upfront.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held Wednesday hearing exploring broadband investments in Tribal communities.
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April 24, 2020—A host of guests at the Rural Assembly webinar on Wednesday painted a grim picture of the state […]
A report published by tech.co on Wednesday ranks and categorizes the countries with the highest internet censorship. Among the reports […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2020 – Federally-recognized Indian tribes will have a six-month priority window, beginning February 3, in which to […]
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 […]
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WASHINGTON, August 12, 2019 — The Federal Communications Commission on Monday authorized over $121 million in rural broadband funding, marking […]
On Friday afternoon, the Federal Trade Commission has issued a fine of $5 billion to Facebook for privacy violations. Adam […]
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WASHINGTON, July 23, 2010- H.R. 2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act, will require online gaming sites to purchase licenses and subscribe to...
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission has extended the deadline for nominating new members to the Native Nations Broadband Task Force.
Georgia Technology Authority representative says the notices are dense and difficult for applicants to understand.
A star-studded cast will take the stage next week as part of the dozens of events slated to take place.
Senate introduces bill breaking up Google’s digital advertising business
The Metaverse is at the forefront of developments in seamless payments and richer information flows.
Dish said its customers will now have access to AT&T's gigabit fiber services.
FCC will consider raising the speed standard for certain carriers that receive fixed monthly funding from the agency.
'A lot of regulatory gaps exist because we have two regulators.'
National Telecommunications and Information Administration announces news on its 'Internet for All' web portal for three IIJA programs.
Such state action could potentially the delay the implementation of the broadband policy, says Fiber Broadband Association counsel.
Director of the Capital Projects Fund said the fund should be used with infrastructure bill money to close broadband gaps.
Digital literacy should be a priority to unlock telehealth’s potential, a telehealth event heard.
NTIA's Evan Feinman spoke about what states need to keep in mind as they prepare for BEAD funds.
The FCC laid out its agenda for the June open meeting.
One of the primary responsibilities of being a faith leader is to listen to your community and understand its problems.
Noah Phillips said Tuesday he wants the commission to think about the impact of antitrust rules on rising prices.
Spellmeyer previously worked at U.S. Cellular and ACA Connects member company TDS Telecommunications Corp.
Small business owners vocalized concerns at a forum hosted by the FTC and the DoJ.
The opinion stated that the Department of Justice can prosecute someone who sent millions in crypto to a sanctioned state.
The issue of pole attachment costs to place broadband equipment is being examined by the FCC.
Ookla can help your community get the funding you need to provide access for all to the digital economy.
Parler's Amy Peikoff said she wishes Twitter can follow in her social media company's footsteps.
The FCC recognizes pole access for the barrier that it is.
Musk has taken a step back from the acquisition, but insists he still intends to purchase Twitter.
Though most groups issued their support, others voiced reservations.
Fund disbursement procedures for three new federal broadband programs are now publicly available.
NTIA notices of funding opportunity released Friday to kick off grant disbursement.
The long awaited notice of funding opportunity laid out the system for how each applicant program will be scored.
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) details parameters of Broadband, Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program.
Agency leaders sign pact to formalize information-sharing on broadband deployment projects.
The FCC has a September deadline for mapping data it will begin collecting at the end of June.
Experts expressed concern about the U.S. falling behind China on the development of a central bank digital currency.
A Senate committee passed a bill that would require the FCC explore including Big Tech in Universal Service Fund contributions.
Starry CEO assured investors that Starry's technology model allows them to compete with other more established providers.
Treasury's Capital Projects Fund becomes all the more important with the release of NOFO for the NTIA's BEAD program.
The FCC’s chairwoman spoke on the future of spectrum during a Tuesday CTIA event on 5G’s climate impacts.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced the proposal at a meeting of the National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training.
Rural communities vary in broadband needs, making community engagement essential for breaching the digital divide.
CDFI funds are responsible for rural Wyoming broadband and may offer a solution to rural areas across the nation.
AT&T has launched technology that will use the GPS on phones to help emergency responders more accurately find calls.
Windhausen argued that without these waivers, anchor institutions will be particularly hard hit by "Buy America" requirements.