WASHINGTON, June 4, 2018 – If the tenor of a Thursday event at the CATO Institute is any indication, Facebook […]
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2018 — Senate Democrats on Wednesday joined forces with Republicans Susan Collins, John Kennedy, R-La. and Lisa […]
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2018 — The absence of Arizona Senator John McCain (R) from the Senate means Democrats appear to have […]
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2018 — The strong network neutrality rules put in place during the Obama administration’s final months will […]
WASHINGTON, May 10, 2018 — White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday declined to say whether President Trump […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: We were present at the Broadband Communities Summit at which Blair Levin gave these remarks; thanks to […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: While Washington alternatively obsesses over net neutrality, beating up on Facebook, or other distractions brought to us […]
Network neutrality is an important issue. We mustn’t allow transport owners to limit our ability to communicate. But, network neutrality […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Daniel Berninger has been a voice in the wilderness on the issue of net neutrality, and the […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This piece by The Washington Post has, in turn, prompting some gloating by Republicans over at the […]
WASHINGTON, February 28, 2018 – Advocates of net neutrality are pushing for congressional action to overturn a December action by […]
WASHINGTON, December 15, 2017 – The Federal Communications Commission’s Thursday vote to repeal the “open internet” rules classifying broadband services […]
WASHINGTON, December 14, 2017 – The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 3-2, along party lines, to approve a proposal […]
The success of the internet demonstrates that we now depend on network operators to assure that services like telephony work. […]
WASHINGTON, December 7, 2017 — Tom Wheeler, the Federal Communications Commission chairman under President Obama, wasn’t coy in expressing his […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A great little piece from the Inverse lays out how the “Chatham House” rules may protect Federal […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Is everyone having enough fun on this issue of network neutrality/open internet/”search neutrality”/Twitter-fenestration? It’s been a wacky […]
WASHINGTON, November 23, 2017 – Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday praised plans by Federal Communications […]
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2017 – In a move that could further infuriate an already-energized coalition of technology industry power players, […]
WASHINGTON, November 1, 2017 — After nearly a year in the minority on the Federal Communications Commission, Democratic FCC Commissioner […]
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 – The official topic of Tuesday’s House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing was reauthorization of the […]
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 – Rural areas of Tennessee have lost business because they don’t have access to high-speed internet, […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: We’ll look forward to further clarification about this issue from Verizon. This appears to be one documented […]
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai came to his re-confirmation hearing Wednesday with a message […]
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 — Bolstering Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai in advance of his Senate confirmation hearing, the […]
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2017 – A range of advocates for net neutrality gathering under the banner of Fight for the […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, July 6, 2017 – The world looks to the United States to see how the country treats […]
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 — Cuts in the Federal Communications Commission budget won’t hinder the agency’s ability to provide services […]
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2017 – Cybercrimes cost the global economy about $450 billion annually, House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn, […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2017 — Despite myriad public events and a soundbyte-friendly title of “Infrastructure Week,” last week the White […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s take on this may seem inconsistent, but from his perspective, anything […]
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 – The Federal Communications Commission announced that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will speak Wednesday afternoon at […]
WASHINGTON, March 10, 2017 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai defended his very vision of the agency’s role, as […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: A summary article highlighting the various impact from the Friday actions, led by Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: One advocacy group reacts to the actions from the Federal Communications Commission on Friday, in which numerous […]
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 – Today, the DC Circuit upheld the FCC’s Open Internet rules. The following statement can be attributed to […]
Now that the festivities celebrating the FCC’s “historic” Open Internet order have quieted down, the hangover is settling in for a long stay. The FCC is...
February 3, 2015 – In announcing last week that it was expanding Google Fiber to four new metropolitan areas in […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2015 – The White House on Tuesday announced efforts to end laws that harm broadband competition, several […]
WASHINGTON, January 12, 2015 – President Barack Obama on Monday announced that his administration would push for two new pieces […]
The Federal Communications Commission's reallocation of intelligent transportation service spectrum was not arbitrary and capricious, the court held.
5G, IoT and edge computing are giving companies the opportunity to make hyper-personalization even more 'hyper'.
'We are continuing to review the letter and are evaluating our next steps,' LTD said.
A new bill would provide grants to providers who can quickly build middle-mile infrastructure along existing electrical grid system.
In Tennessee, we'll see what the Volunteer state is doing to bring a plan together on broadband policy.
One trade group warns about providers leaving the program if data collection too onerous.
Phillips told Politico that he is leaving the competition watchdog this fall.
The Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act may harm the ability of broadband infrastructure to grow.
With FCC maps promised soon, some states are preparing to possibly challenge them by making their own.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
The establishment of the Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program is intended to bring awareness to the program.
The strategy would identify gaps and limitations that would hinder coordination across federal broadband programs.
Opponents say increasing coverage and speed obligations of the ACAM program may be unnecessary with new federal broadband money.
Settles suggests tactics for communities to effectively deploy telehealth services while marketing the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Lumen's Quantum Fiber will deliver up to 8 Gig symmetrical speeds in certain markets.
The FCC should incorporate the mapping data from local governments to avoid overbuilding, ensure technology neutrality.
Randy Brogle was previously working on fiber investments for Facebook parent Meta.
The document includes information about how often the agencies will meet and when they'll get involved in proposed actions.
Omni Fiber was injected with funds from Oak Hill Capital last month.
The announcement is the second round of ReConnect funding in fiscal year 2022.
As FCC fights robocalls, robotexts are on the rise.
Some say the bill would add heavy regulation that will harm investments and consumers.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'Wireless connectivity is one of the most vital aspects of our digital infrastructure.'
The next generation wireless technology is being touted as the most secure yet.
The non-profit Yellowstone Fiber uses a unique business model in the thriving community of Bozeman, Montana, and the surrounding county.
Detroit’s Hope Village experienced an internet outage for 45 days in the early days of the pandemic.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.
A small city in Utah has some of the country's highest speeds using a unique model of fiber sharing.
'Meta in recent years has set its sights on building, and ultimately controlling, a VR ‘metaverse.'
With service beginning in late September, non-profit fiber ISP aims to serve rural Gallatin County
The money is for two new funding rounds to address the 'homework gap.'
The commission said it is helping communities prepare to apply for some of the $42.5B NTIA BEAD program.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
The CHIPS Act had been pushed by officials as a key bill to increase America's self sufficiency on chip manufacturing.
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'
'I think obtaining funding from the Universal Service Fund would go a long way.'
'Our guiding principle at the CFTC must be to stop fraud or harmful conduct that harms our markets.'
Former Google executive Camille Gloster has been appointed by the White House to its Office of the National Cyber Director.
But there's concern a Senate vote on a fifth FCC commissioner will not happen before midterms.