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Wireless3 days ago

STL Announces Technology Advisory Council to Advance Wireless and Open Networking

Founded in India in 1988, STL has expanded far beyond its historical focus on fiber optics.

Infrastructure4 days ago

AT&T CEO Says $60-$80 Billion in Federal Dollars Should Suffice to Bridge Digital Divide

John Stankey said the amount would completely cover rural and remote America -- if "done right."

Broadband Roundup4 days ago

Auction Date for 3.45 GigaHertz, Pew on State Role in Digital Divide, Cable Broadband Report

FCC sets 3.45 GigaHertz auction date, Pew research on state role in digital divide, and ACA reports broadband progress.

Infrastructure4 days ago

States Should Be Encouraged to Form Public-Private Partnerships for Federal Broadband Funds

An expert panel convened by US Telecom agreed that public/private telecom partnerships are an effective use of federal broadband funds.

Cybersecurity5 days ago

Commerce Department Commits to Funding Solutions to Technology Threats

Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo said more funding will go toward cybersecurity concerns.

Broadband Roundup5 days ago

Biden Revokes Chinese App Ban Order, Chinese Tech Counter Bill Passes Senate, Switch Data Centers

Biden revokes Chinese app ban EO, Senate passes spending bill to counter China, Switch building data centers.

China5 days ago

Biden Executive Order on Chinese Investment Restrictions a ‘Policy Misstep,’ Says Huawei Official

A new White House order could further push Huawei and other Chinese firms to be more self-sufficient, executive says.

WISP6 days ago

Start Your Own ISP Lowers Barrier to Establishing Wireless Internet Service Providers

Start Your Own ISP founder discusses how WISP technology enables rural communities to access broadband.

5G6 days ago

Robert Kubik, John Godfrey and Derek Johnston: After a Decade of Progress, What’s Next for 5G?

A decade after the advent of LTE, the next-generation 5G will be, and already is, a critical resource for Americans.

Broadband Roundup6 days ago

Lisa Hone to National Economic Council, EBB Enrolls 3.2 Million Homes, Oregon Network, Data Sharing Request

FCC's Lisa Hone appointed to NEC, EBB signs up 3.2 million homes, Oregon finishes network, senators request data sharing.

Big Tech7 days ago

Regulating Big Tech with State Laws Could Negatively Impact Customers

State regulation of technology companies could harm consumers, experts say.

Big Tech7 days ago

Rosenworcel Says Carr’s Big Tech Proposal for Universal Service Fund ‘Intriguing’

Forcing Big Tech to contribute to the Universal Service Fund is intriguing, but up to Congress, Rosenworcel says.

Broadband Roundup7 days ago

Executive Order On Chinese Telecom, Twitter Banned In Nigeria, Top Court Rules On Anti-hacking Law

Biden signs order banning investments in 59 Chinese companies, Nigeria bans Twitter, top court rules on hacking.

Education7 days ago

Libraries Can Be a Resource for Algorithm Governance and Data Technology 

Washington, February 16, 2010 – Federal Communications Commission chief Julius Genachowski previewed the agency’s upcoming plan to outfit the nation...

Antitrust7 days ago

Institute for Technology and Innovation Foundation Panelists Defend Big Tech Against Antitrust Charges

During a panel hosted by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, three expert discussed the effect of antitrust legislation on...

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Nationwide Dig Once Act, Funding for Tribal Broadband, LEO Library with StarLink, WISPA Call to Action 

Rep. Anna Eshoo reintroduces her 'dig once' legislation, Vice President touts Tribal funding, plus a new LEO library.

Infrastructure2 weeks ago

Biden’s Broadband Plan Leaving Unanswered Questions About Funding’s Use, Critics Say

Some fear that there is no real plan to close the digital divide with Biden's new infrastructure proposal.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Trump Blog Gone, Ericsson’s Private 5G, Microsoft Expanding Airband, And New Windows

Trump's blog is taken down, Ericsson's 5G for industry launches, Microsoft expanding Airband and announcing new Windows.

Cybersecurity2 weeks ago

Continued Funding From Congress Key For Government Cybersecurity, Expert Says

Efforts to shore up the security of government systems will require continued investment from Congress.

Artificial Intelligence2 weeks ago

Deepfakes Could Pose A Threat to National Security, But Experts Are Split On How To Handle It

Experts disagree on the right response to video manipulation -- is more tech or a societal shift the right solution?

Social Media2 weeks ago

Automated Social Media Moderation In Focus Following Allegations Of Censorship

Panelists say they've been censored on social media -- and they point to platforms' auto moderation.

Fiber2 weeks ago

Lower Deployment Costs Could Incent More Fiber Installs, Consultants Say

Consultancy says fiber deployment costs are going down, which could mean more pure fiber plays.

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday June 30, 2021 — Real Estate, 5G and Digital Real Estate Investment Trusts

Washington, February 16, 2010 – Federal Communications Commission chief Julius Genachowski previewed the agency’s upcoming plan to outfit the nation...

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday June 23, 2021 — Roads, Bridges and Broadband: How Physical Infrastructure Impacts Digital Infrastructure

Washington, February 16, 2010 – Federal Communications Commission chief Julius Genachowski previewed the agency’s upcoming plan to outfit the nation...

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday June 16, 2021 — Innovation in Broadband Business Models: Open Access Case Studies

A special session with innovators in open access moderated by Sean Buckley, Associate Editor of Broadband Communities magazine

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday June 9, 2021 — Investment Implications of a Federal Broadband Infrastructure Bill

Washington, February 16, 2010 – Federal Communications Commission chief Julius Genachowski previewed the agency’s upcoming plan to outfit the nation...

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Biden Broadband Negotiations, INCOMPAS New Campaign, Affordability Over Speed For EarthLink

Biden in meetings on broadband infrastructure, new INCOMPAS campaign, EarthLink focusing on price over speed.

Digital Inclusion2 weeks ago

Report Highlights Importance Of Satellite Technologies, Secure Data and Communications

The report on new technologies and data lays out importance of data security and satellite communications.

Section 2302 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Hosts Section 230 Debate

Two sets of experts debated the merits of reforming or removing and maintaining Section 230.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Florida Sued Over Social Media Bill, Verizon Wants Affordability Priority, Facebook Halts Manufactured Virus Ban

Tech orgs sue Florida for social media bill, Verizon wants focus on affordability, Facebook allows man-made virus posts.

Education2 weeks ago

FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Funds Ineligible for School and Library Self-Provisioned Networks

The FCC’s May 10 order said schools and libraries could not use connectivity funds to build self-provisioned networks.

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday June 2, 2021 — Rural Roll-Ups: Has the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Accelerated Mergers & Acquisitions?

This session will consider the many active conversations currently taking place among smaller internet companies. The interest and momentum behind...

Broadband's Impact3 weeks ago

Local Outreach Efforts Important For Broadband Funding Support, Panelists Say

Experts say efforts to convince lawmakers of the importance of broadband are finally bearing fruit.

Big Tech3 weeks ago

E-Commerce Liability Cases Could Open Floodgates For Lawsuits, Panelists Agree

Amazon is entangled in local legal cases that could set off lawsuits for third-party products sold on its platform.

China3 weeks ago

China’s Digital Expertise And Export Strategy Concerning, Say Experts

China's digital savvy and its influence over developing countries is concerning some experts.

Broadband Roundup3 weeks ago

Broadband Adoption Study, Lawmakers React To Amazon-MGM, Benton Award Recipients

Study finds income doesn't exactly explain adoption among minorities, lawmakers criticize Amazon-MGM, Benton awards.

Big Tech3 weeks ago

FCC Commissioner Carr Says Big Tech Has Too Much Power To Determine What Information Is Seen

Brendan Carr said Big Tech can make critical decisions on who sees what on the internet.

Big Tech3 weeks ago

Several Organizations Protest Facebook, Sign Public Complaints Against Platform

Organizations signed a formal list of 70 public complaints against the social media giant.

Broadband Roundup3 weeks ago

AT&T Phasing Out 3G, Iowa Expands Broadband Funding, NY Mayor Drags Kids Back To School

AT&T will no longer support 3G networks by 2022, Iowa's broadband bill, Mayor de Blasio ending distance learning.

Big Tech3 weeks ago

FCC Commissioner Carr Argues For Big Tech Contribution To Broadband

Brendan Carr said big tech companies have benefitted from the internet -- so they should contribute.