More than half of the world’s population is online, but many people are still unable to access the resources and...
WASHINGTON, October 18, 2019 – Emerging digital technologies are making strides in the global economy, but some experts say that the impact in Africa may take...
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013 – A recent wrap-up of global broadband news included the following items: Lusaka, Zambia Zamtel, a Zambian Telecommunications company, has announced plans...
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2013 – A recent wrap-up of global broadband news included the following items: Islands of Sicily The telecommunications company BT has announced plans...
WASHINGTON, February 25, 2013 – A recent wrap-up of global broadband news included the following items: Leading Indian Cable Operator Speaks to Expanding Telecommunications Climate In...
WASHINGTON, February 18, 2012 – A recent wrap-up of global broadband news included the following items: Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative Microsoft recently launched the Microsoft4Afrika Initiative, in...
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 - In the past year, there has been an extensive push for universal access to Internet, seen as the ultimate democratizing tool...
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 – The U.S. State Department has acknowledged funding the establishment of independent "shadow" internet and cell-phone networks in countries with oppressive regimes,...
WASHINGTON, November 10, 2010 – Policy makers from around the globe met in Senegal today to discuss information and communications technologies and how they can better...
WASHINGTON July 27, 2010 - Gabon will be holding a 3G auction. Bids have a deadline of September 30th.
WASHINGTON July 27, 2010 - In an effort to expand its broadband connectivity the African nation of Algeria will hold a 4G license auction next year....
The Anti-Digital Redlining Act hopes to ensure low-income areas get equal broadband access.
Nebraska said FCC made inaccuracies in RDOF decision, committee pushes secure equipment forward, T-Mobile sunsetting Sprint network.
The $285-million program will help connect minority educational institutions.
Companies also want to discuss cybersecurity, net neutrality, taxes and privacy.
Organizations applaud infrastructure bill, Airbnb gives renters view into internet speeds, op-ed to support education during Delta wave.
Proposed legislation would make it mandatory for companies to report cyberattacks.
At Fiber Connect, Garry Bolton said he is optimistic fiber will prevail over other tech for connectivity.
Bipartisan senators package infrastructure deal, the White House employs influencers to fight vaccine disinformation, YouTube CEO wants platform independence.
The past year has demonstrated that even the most basic activities can be conducted virtually.
Allowing 5G use of the 12 GHz band will lead to better broadband.
FTC commissioners were split at a Congressional hearing on Wednesday at the prospects of increasing FTC jurisdiction.
The agency is scrutinizing the winning bids for the $9.2-billion fund, and asking companies to consider withdrawing.
White House announced infrastructure bill to include $65B, Fiber Connect 2021 wraps up, Washington State community broadband bill becomes law.
$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.