The hope is coordination problems will be relieved when the Senate confirms NTIA head.
Currently, consumers are not being provided the information they need to make the leap, a consultant said.
New approaches must leapfrog the slow pace of extending fiber to the home and high costs of 5G and satellite.
Industry bigwigs say the decision paves the way for next-generation Wi-Fi.
According to data from Ookla, Starlink's median speeds in the U.S. dipped below 100 Mbps download, the speeds required for federal infrastructure bill money.
CBRS presents an alternative where fiber installation is difficult.
The commissioner also said he thinks Biden will support Big Tech contributions to the Universal Service Fund.
The infrastructure bill's tech neutrality is concerning critics who say money will go to satellite, not enough to fiber.
The companies agree to consumer protection measures as conditions of the transaction.
The project is funded by a National Science Foundation grant and keeps diversity and inclusion in mind for its research goals.
Supply chain issues are impacting Dish's ability to bring on new customers, company says.
More experts weight in on the debate about whether the 12 GHz band can coexist with 5G operations.
Satellites, at the very least, can act as backup connections, webinar heard.
Company says that the next generation of its products depend on 5G progress.
Huawei’s CTO avoided questions about concerns over its network infrastructure security as countries ban its products.
5G crusader Commissioner Brendan Carr voiced pride in the FCC’s focus on 5G over the past four years
The acting chairwoman said the country needs to move quickly to adopt 5G for future technologies.
Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.
At our October 13, 2021, event, we'll discuss trends toward hybrid technology and government grants by WISPs.
The Las Vegas trade show Wispapalooza 2021 is back from October 11-October 14, 2021, and it's bigger than ever.
The bill would ensure adequate mid-band spectrum is available for commercial use to expand broadband availability.
Dish said it needs non-contiguous 600 MHz band licenses to test open-RAN 5G network in two markets.
Competing submissions to the FCC show the friction over valuable mid-band spectrum.
Allowing 5G use of the 12 GHz band will lead to better broadband.
Wireless push by FCC has led to higher capacity broadband throughout multi-tenant buildings.
Satellite service provider Dish, which is open to 12 GHz for mobile, recently signed a network sharing deal with AT&T.
Will the 12 GHz band be opened for 5G uses or remain exclusively for satellite services?
FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington said focus on spectrum decision will become increasingly important for digital success.
Greater availability of mid-band spectrum has kick-started 5G through better signal propagation, penetration and carrying capacity.
Artificial intelligence can help manage an increasingly growing network with the advent of new devices on 5G networks.
Founded in India in 1988, STL has expanded far beyond its historical focus on fiber optics.
Start Your Own ISP founder discusses how WISP technology enables rural communities to access broadband.
A decade after the advent of LTE, the next-generation 5G will be, and already is, a critical resource for Americans.
Experts argue the 5G core network may need to be open to fully realize goals of next-gen wireless networks.
If fiber speeds don't increase -- and 5G meets the hype -- consumers could use wireless for the home.
In the second in a series of explainers, Broadband Breakfast looks at the quickly emerging topic of spectrum sharing, as 5G ramps up against the finite...
Carr credited the U.S.'s success in telecom to policies that were implemented by the FCC under the Trump administration.
Chairwoman Rosenworcel has been a longtime supporter of spectrum sharing, and these actions advance that aspect of her agenda.
Limited competition is provided by the existing trio of vendors. This worsens the supply chain problem for operators.
WISPA holds first trade show in two years, which touched upon broadband infrastructure, mapping, spectrum and other topics.
The ruling prevents internet providers in the state from abandoning net neutrality for broadband customers.
Results of verifications, audits and speed and latency testing for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund will be made public.
The Senate Commerce Committee will vote on Sohn’s renomination after confirmation efforts stalled last year.
Former Chairman William Kovacic said that Biden’s direction of the FTC raises expectations for the agency.
Broadband providers must now create “broadband nutrition labels” which list pricing and speed information.
Social media platforms are harming Iran due to their ignorance of Iranian culture and the nation's primary dialects.
Texas government official says that “cybersecurity needs to be a kitchen table topic.”
This will be the “first true gigabit city in the state of Montana,” said Bozeman's director of economic development.
The FCC on Thursday revoked the operating authorization of China Unicom, in latest effort to weed out national security threats.
Greater enrollment in federal programs will help close the digital divide, especially for Latino communities, but help is needed.
He argued that fundamental changes must be made to restore peoples' faith in an American system that works for everyone.
Technology advocacy groups are concerned about big technology companies entering the auto industry.
Experts discuss how social media is being treated in the Middle East and how to respond.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says the state’s current plans, assisted by the IIJA, will connect everyone in the state.
AT&T now has a 5 gigabit speeds for residential and business customers in 70 additional markets.
The United States Innovation and Competition Act would, among other things, plow money into semiconductor research and development.
The agency implemented new rules on the Affordable Connectivity Program, which makes a new subsidy permanent.
The deal would elevate Microsoft in an even more favorable position in the games-as-a-service market.
The D.C. attorney general is leading other state AGs alleging Google mislead consumers into believing they could disable location tracking.
Older adults continue at a rapid pace to adopt tech that assists the aging process.
Associations including INCOMPAS and WISPA applaud new multitenant proposal.
Funneling of infrastructure funds through states differs from Obama-era broadband programs.
The Federal Communications Commission has no excuse for why the agency finished with the same bad data it started with.
If adopted, the FCC’s regulations would increase broadband options for tenants.
The president urged wireless carriers to comply with the aviation industry’s requests for further delays on new network launches.
Klobuchar was able to rally Democrats and Republicans to support her bill, but its future depends upon a shaky alliance.
The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.
The new television broadcasting standard brings faster speeds and more opportunities for connecting tele-services.
The National League of Cities said government leaders need to have 'multiple points of engagement' with communities.
The Department of Agriculture awarded Lumen a $1.2-billion, 11-year contract for data services.
With infrastructure bill, there is no longer a shortage of funds for states to expand their broadband infrastructure, consultants said.
The future of teleworking will need upgraded security.
Business groups are asking Congress to supersede state laws by passing privacy legislation that sets a national standard.
While NTIA will interpret grant funding under the law, it’s up to states to determine where to allocate money.
Starks sat down to discuss the promise of smart grid technology for the environment.
T-Mobile ranks fastest mobile provider, improving on third quarter performance.
Airlines claim the need to cancel a many flights because of interference between altimeters and 5G transmitters.
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.