Letter cites Carol Mattey report, which recommends broadening the base.
Consultants say the Federal Communications Commission has the authority to do so.
The FCC should hit the pause button on a current plan to zero out support for voice-only services.
April 1, 2021 – Experts are concerns about the long-term implications of the $3.2-billion Emergency Broadband Benefit program (EBB) running […]
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 […]
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 4, 2020 — Broadband industry leaders on Thursday called for the Federal Communications Commission to modernize Universal Service Fund […]
The longest, costliest, most contentious election in U.S. history has finally ended. Notwithstanding pending legal action, victors have been declared […]
August 3, 2020 — The economic fallout resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically worsened the financial condition of the […]
June 12, 2020 — A new bill introduced by Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-N.C., would get rid of a Federal […]
WASHINGTON, February 11, 2020 – A panelists on the new rural funding program at the National Association of Regulatory Utility […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday authorized more than $61.8 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to […]
It seems that everyone except California and Alabama wants in on the action, whatever that action is, against Google. Attorneys […]
The Universal Service Fund should be subject to a budget cap, argued Technology Policy Institute Senior Fellows Sarah Oh and […]
The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019- A budget cap to the Federal Communication Commission’s Universal Service Fund will provide “plenty for all,” […]
Next Century Cities on Tuesday announced that it had named Francella Ochillo as the non-profit organization’s new executive director. Ochillo, currently […]
The Federal Communications Commission’s recent auction of the 24 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum has been criticized by both the National Oceanic […]
On May 31, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes imposing an overall cap […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Doug Dawson once again nails it on his blog post. The 10 megabit per second (Mbps) download […]
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: A great visual tidbit of history here. We found it when searching for information about the regulation […]
WASHINGTON, January 8, 2018 – The Trump Administration plans on making increased access to broadband in rural areas a priority […]
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2017 — The White House on Friday defended the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to prevent telecommunications service […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai came to his re-confirmation hearing Wednesday with a message […]
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 – Among rural Americans, 39 percent lack access to high speed internet compared to only 4 […]
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 – Without efficient data, the Federal Communications Commission can’t put together a model that shows what […]
DALLAS, April 18, 2017 – The Universal Service Administrative Corporation may not grab broadband headlines, but the once-obscure federal agency […]
DALLAS, April 6, 2017 – The Rural Telecommunications Congress program at the 2017 Broadband Communities Summit here on May 1-4, […]
The former Facebook employee-turned-whistleblower said the company must be accountable for the social harm it causes.
Report recommends policymakers streamline access to poles as 'most efficient' means of broadband expansion.
Leaders addressed strategies and importance of private spending.
A Texas court blocked enforcement of a social media that would prevent companies from removing extreme speech.
Big Telecom companies caused months and months of delays in the rollout of the Emergency Broadband Benefit.
Gigi Sohn explained her positions on issues facing the FCC.
The National Association of Broadcasters raised concern about FCC nominee Gigi Sohn's ties to defunct streaming service Locast.
China is believed to be creating a central digital currency soon, as the U.S. lacks policy governing cryptocurrency.
Students in a Houston-area school district hosted a panel on connecting schools and libraries as part of a national event...
Both states join California as the only ones with comprehensive privacy laws, but experts say a federal bill should fill...
The initiative is part of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's $157 million Internet Master Plan.
To protect consumers in the digital revolution, experts say serious federal action on privacy can lead the way.
A bill introduced this month requires the FCC to investigate the need to expand base of Universal Service Fund.
The commission says an enrollment freeze is no longer necessary as the Infrastructure Act’s Affordable Connectivity Program takes effect.
Craig Settles talks about the need for telehealth and ubiquitous broadband in a recent interview.
UTOPIA customers deep in red states favor net neutrality by a wide margin.
Inspector General report finds "dozens" of cases of EBB abuse across the country.
Sohn and Biden NTIA nominee Alan Davidson will undergo confirmation hearings next Wednesday.
TPI released their broadband map, which tracks speeds, availability, and adoption rates across the country.
The companies agree to consumer protection measures as conditions of the transaction.
One of the most important recent developments in the deployment of broadband infrastructure.
In this event, we'll explore the perspective of the NTIA and state agencies charged with implementing IIJA.
Privacy is rising in the landscape of telecom and technology policy issues issues.
Panelists note shifting definition of offensive content.
Another $1 billion in broadband expansion funds could be available in the Build Back Better Act, which passed the House...
President Biden’s social safety net and climate package now faces hurdles in the Senate.
The measure would increase access for those seeking emergency mental health assistance.
Senators pointed to FCC's initiatives on mapping, which will need to be good to maximize federal funds for broadband.
The registration comes after the company rebranded to Meta, taking it beyond its social media origins.
Rural advocates are asking for accountability for infrastructure bill spending on broadband.
Collaboration between community leaders will be essential in ensuring success of the Biden infrastructure bill in California.
The committee released a memo stating that “small lapses” led to many prominent cyberattacks this year.
Among the bills sent to the House, the committee passed two on telecom and one on consumer safety.
The Chinese telecom manufacturer is looking at licensing its designs to another company amid cratering profits.
The agency released a statement of objectives earlier this month.
The groups sent a letter emphasizing the need for internet access expansion ahead of Wednesday confirmation hearings.
Calls are growing louder for mandatory breach reporting for cybersecurity incidents.
Industry reactions to Biden's signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 on Monday.
President Biden celebrated $65 billion for broadband deployment.
Former head of NTIA said it could cost $12 billion.