Twenty-two rural, education and public interest groups sent a letter on Tuesday urging Congress to ensure that the Federal Communications […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2019 – With changes in the space industry, the U.S. government needs to evolve to capitalize on […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2019 – Privacy is a good place to start with public policy concerning the internet of things, said […]
Silicon Flatirons announced Amie Stepanovich as the new executive director of the technology policy think tank based at the University of […]
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2019 — The successful growth of 5G networks will be best achieved through limiting municipalities’ control over […]
The Hill reports that dozens of consumer advocacy groups have called for congressional committees and regulatory agencies to impose a […]
WASHINGTON, July 2, 2019 — About 80 million Americans in unserved or underserved locations could receive gigabit broadband access through […]
WASHINGTON, July 2, 2019 — Allocating more radio-frequency spectrum to smaller providers will make the most difference in helping America […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 – When it comes to removing Huawei or ZTE telecommunications equipment from U.S. broadband networks, a […]
A coalition of 27 members of Congress sent a letter to Facebook on Wednesday regarding the doctored video of House […]
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2019 — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposed order to permit auction of portions of the […]
Just because 5G is “around the corner” doesn’t mean fiber optic broadband development is unnecessary, said Ben Lewis-Ramirez of Lit […]
The political turmoil and guess-manship over the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger continues, with 10 state attorney generals filing a lawsuit in […]
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2019 — The Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether or not to auction off […]
The Federal Communications Commission’s recent auction of the 24 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum has been criticized by both the National Oceanic […]
After wide bipartisan acknowledgement that broadband map currently being used by the Federal Communications Commission is wildly inaccurate, Sen. Roger […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2019 — Congress should make it easier for small wireless internet service providers to acquire spectrum and […]
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration released a comprehensive database of federal broadband programs on Monday. (See also this PDF for the […]
WASINGTON, June 4, 2019 – Next generation Wi-Fi – sometimes called Wi-Fi 6 – will boast many of the capacities […]
May 31, 2019 – Verizon Wireless’ slowdown of the Santa Clara County Fire Department’s data plan had a “significant impact” […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Whether or not the government vacates spectrum, Utah Sen. Mike Lee’s bill is an important exercise in […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Together with her Democratic colleague Sen. Maggie Hassan, Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito on Friday introduced legislation designed […]
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2019 – Exactly three months after invoking the National Emergencies Act to fund his wall along the […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: On Tuesday, when the Senate Judiciary Committee expressed a growing bi-partisan sense of dismay about Chinese telecommunications […]
With the sudden resignation of National Telecommunications and Information Administrator David Redl on Thursday, the U.S. Commerce Department’s NTIA has […]
Over the last few months, various ideas have been floated about the offering of 5G wireless services via a government-sponsored […]
When the 4G networking protocol improvements rolled out, I was a Verizon Wireless dealer in a small town in rural […]
At the beginning of a new Congress, there’s generally an exciting, hopeful spirit, even after the bitter partisanship of the […]
LAS VEGAS, January 9, 2018 – Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, it’s impossible to avoid being bombarded by the […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: It’s about time that Metro began covering the Washington subway! Metro, AT&T, Sprint, T‐Mobile and Verizon Wireless […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A lot of jargon in here, but the key message is that there are some real advantages […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Seattle steps up to the plate as the first city to take on the Federal Communications Commission […]
WASHINGTON, October 15, 2018 – The Phoenix Center on Friday released a new report on how the existence of a […]
What did you do on your summer vacation? Major broadband network operators spent the season making plans to deploy superfast […]
PITTSBURGH, August 16, 2018 – Big telecommunications providers are not making it easy for communities to step up and offer […]
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2018 – The Federal Communications Commission voted to pass the new, so-called “One Touch Make Ready” policy, […]
PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2018 – Many broadband experts speaking at the Next Century Cities regional summit here said last week […]
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2018 – A Republican congressman on Wednesday criticized the U.S. government’s treatment of the ZTE ban as […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2018 – Colorado broadband officials stressed the importance of public-private partnerships in extending broadband access to unserved […]
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2018 – The CEO of T-Mobile on Wednesday defended his company’s proposed merger with Sprint against skeptical […]
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.
The commissioner noted the peril democracy and citizen privacy finds themselves in around the world.
Community broadband networks will play a crucial role in implementation of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
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.