Start Your Own ISP founder discusses how WISP technology enables rural communities to access broadband.
WISPA holds first trade show in two years, which touched upon broadband infrastructure, mapping, spectrum and other topics.
The Federal Communications Commission’s over-the-air reception devices (known as OTARD) rules limit local governments’, homeowner associations’ and condominium boards’ oversight authority over certain antennas and satellite...
September 23, 2020 – Individuals representing different facets of rural broadband – traditional telecom companies, rural electric utilities, wireless providers and state regulators – on Thursday...
Lariat.net, a wireless internet service provider in Laramie, Wyoming, announced that it will offer free internet service to telehealth providers helping those with the novel coronavirus....
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, October 18, 2019 – The Wireless Internet Service Provider Association annual conference opened here this week with optimism, a record turnout of more...
Twenty-two rural, education and public interest groups sent a letter on Tuesday urging Congress to ensure that the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to reallocate C-Band spectrum...
WASHINGTON, July 2, 2019 — Allocating more radio-frequency spectrum to smaller providers will make the most difference in helping America to close the digital divide, said...
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2019 — Congress should make it easier for small wireless internet service providers to acquire spectrum and deploy broadband in rural areas, said...
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Here, Microsoft is taking the initiative to address the communications failures and other challenges in Puerto Rico. Microsoft is aiming to use its...
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2017 – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association and 17 other organizations and companies on Thursday urged the Federal Communications Commission to finalize...
DALLAS, May 5, 2017 – Open access networks are becoming more real for gigabit connectivity in the United States, according to panelists attending the Broadband Communities...
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This development highlights that Google Fiber isn’t done with fiber builds — just exploring new methods and models with which to carry forward....
WASHINGTON, Friday October 28, 2011. The Federal Communication Commission unanimously voted to overhaul its outdated the Universal Service Fund and reform its intercarrier compensation fund at...
WASHINGTON, DC October 24, 2011 – Forbes Mercy, President of Washington Broadband Inc and WISPA VP/ Legislative Chair shared some thoughts and comments with BroadbandBreakfast.com after...
WASHINGTON, October 21, 2011 – Rural broadband providers, national union members, federal agency officials and state broadband administrators squared off on Tuesday at the Broadband Breakfast...
WASHINGTON, Thursday, October 13th, 2011 – The internet and intellectual property policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will hold its October 2011 Broadband Breakfast Club event:...
$3.2-billion program has 4 million households, Ritter to connect 100% in river valley, STL efficient cables.
Company head says scalable, gigabit future is a priority now to deal with future broadband challenges.
Industry association reps discussed changing attitudes in Washington about broadband and concerns about political action.
Companies disagree about what fiber providers should prioritize, and whether hard standards should be set.
We have yet to wrap our minds around the impact of drones in our own lives and in society.
Wireless push by FCC has led to higher capacity broadband throughout multi-tenant buildings.
New York drops $15 internet after interim court decision, Lumen gets army contract for broadband, Illinois allows telehealth for all.
Hu Meena argued for fiber as preferred technology, as debate rages about what Congress should focus on.
Fiber Connect 2021 panel breaks down how open access models work, and how discussion can be framed.
Huntsville Utilities has constructed a fiber network to nearly every residence and business but not directly connected the properties.
The FBA doled out numerous awards during its first general session of the event.
FCC prioritizes mid-band spectrum, proposed antitrust bill will damage startups, Amy Klobuchar's proposed Section 230 reform takes on heat.
The committee approved five bills dealing with protecting networks and educating the public on cyberattacks.
Sticking with the current FCC minimum, the proposed rule still leans into Biden administration talk of symmetrical speeds.
In the fourth in a series of explainers, Broadband Breakfast examines the Biden administration's intent to bash Big Tech.
Experts advocate a new framework that better accommodates the global tech economy by removing data localization barriers.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar introduced a bill Thursday to remove Section 230 protections for vaccine misinformation.
Craig Settles describes the important role that community institutions have played in promoting connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Broadband Breakfast team will interview several attendees from Fiber Connect in this special on-the-scene report.
Leaked infra proposal has base 100 Mbps speeds, Apple's phones getting 5G, Newsom signs broadband bill, FTC money recovery bill.
FCC investigating radio interference on island, Euro court to decide on Google in November, FSF says passive infrastructure access needed.
Debate has pitted certain tech over others, but the WIA says all broadband tech must be considered.
Government officials say inflationary pressures may make connecting rural America harder than previously anticipated.
Recent conversations about revamping the program are inspired by the possibility of growth in diversity in broadcasting.
CEO Esser to step down, ISPs spent $234 million lobbying in two years, fixed-wireless as solution to digital divide.
The Communications Workers of America is accusing Lumen of underinvesting in broadband while taking public money.
Satellite service provider Dish, which is open to 12 GHz for mobile, recently signed a network sharing deal with AT&T.
Biden admin accuses China of hacking, FCC's minimum broadband insufficient for small businesses, Jessica Rosenworcel says midband is priority.
Observers say the risks inherent in letting autonomous drones roam requires an ethical framework.
Libraries are a crucial “third space” between work and home and connective tissue in a democratic and egalitarian society.
Friday's Gigabit Libraries Network conversation will feature Drew Clark of Broadband Breakfast and John Busby of BroadbandNow.
Huawei scoffs at FCC rip and replace, rural broadband bill moves in committee, franchise fees appeal, Calif. broadband bill integral.
Governments and health providers have an opportunity to carry the momentum of 2020 for telehealth's future.
Experts say telework is here to stay, so long as broadband disparities are fixed.
The high cost of pole attachments can deter broadband providers from providing service to the anchor institutions and residential consumers.
Facebook follows Amazon in asking for recusing Khan, Entry-level broadband prices fell, FCC has Open RAN showcase.
Legal experts say changing views on Section 230 will make platforms less willing to employ that defense in future cases.
Will the 12 GHz band be opened for 5G uses or remain exclusively for satellite services?
Experts argue for significant changes in order for broadband mapping efforts to be successful.
New campaign to make internet prices transparent, Google fined $593 million in France, global survey talks WFH lessons.