November 22, 2020 – In the event that the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden seeks substantial funding for broadband...
June 29, 2020 — The National Broadband Plan has been successful, despite notable downsides, said panelists in a Federal Communications […]
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2020 – Panelists at the INCOMPAS policy summit Tuesday looked back with fondness on the Federal Communication […]
Amy Klobuchar also focused on broadband mapping and rural connectivity; Joe Biden wants grants to expand access for underserved communities WASHINGTON, […]
The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2019 – At least a half-dozen separate pieces of broadband legislation are working their way through Congress, and […]
On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce will conduct a hearing on H.R. 2741, or Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s America Act. […]
February 13, 2019 – The Trump Administration on Wednesday highlighted the importance of enhancing broadband internet service for America, particularly […]
Editor’s Note: Around the time of Presidents’ Day eight years ago, I wrote this piece about the connection between Abraham […]
WASHINGTON, August 8, 2018 – Experts in broadband data analysis on Tuesday criticized internet service providers for overstating coverage in […]
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2018 – Many in the broadband industry commenting on broadband availability data exposed the weaknesses of current […]
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2018 – The Federal Communications Commission voted to pass the new, so-called “One Touch Make Ready” policy, […]
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2018 – Google Fiber and Verizon split with AT&T and Comcast over the 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 23, 2018 – In rural America, data-driven tools and libraries are heading efforts to expand broadband access, according […]
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2018 – In advance of the Federal Communications Commission’s open meeting on Thursday, agency Chairman Ajit Pai […]
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2018 – The Pew Charitable Trusts recently announced a new broadband research effort amid concerns that government’s […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: We were present at the Broadband Communities Summit at which Blair Levin gave these remarks; thanks to […]
WASHINGTON, February 12, 2018 – President Donald Trump on Monday unveiled details of his plan to spur $1.5 trillion in […]
Editor’s Note: Updated January 30, 2018, at 8:44 a.m. with statement from the National Security Council. WASHINGTON, January 29, 2018 […]
WASHINGTON, January 22, 2018 – A leaked document purporting to be an outline of the Trump Administration’s forthcoming infrastructure plan […]
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 – Speaking at a meeting of the agency’s newly-form Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee, Federal Communications Commissioner […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: One of the most interesting questions in broadband infrastructure today centers around dry legalities like “dig once” […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: By taking this action, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has likely avoided the fate of a […]
RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA, April 19, 2017 – At 7,200 square miles, this Southern California county is nearly the size of New […]
DALLAS, April 18, 2017 – Over the past ten years, broadband mapping has gone through many changes. In the beginning, […]
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2017 – Despite high hopes that President Trump’s campaign promise for a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill would lead […]
WASHINGTON, January 31, 2017 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday announced the formation of a new federal […]
EVANSTON, Illinois, January 30, 2017 – Benton Foundation CEO Adrianne Furniss on Monday sent the following letter to to President Donald Trump […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Local broadband institutions seeking to leverage high-speed connectivity for the benefit of their broader communities will benefit from attending the inaugural AnchorNETS...
September 14, 2015 - Every city should create a city-wide broadband plan of its own, said the former director of the National Broadband Plan, in wide-ranging...
Editor’s Note: The White House announced that it would be releasing a report from its Broadband Opportunity Council on Monday, […]
August 17, 2015 - Broadband Communities announced that Scott DeGarmo, President and CEO of Broadband Communities, the publisher of Broadband Communities Magazine and the organizer of...
June 8, 2015 – Some are calling it a second “broadband moment.” More than six years after the American Recovery […]
Editor's Note: This is one of several wrap-up articles about the 2015 Broadband Communities Summit earlier this month in Austin, Texas. For the complete list of...
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, November 19, 2014 – Although some believe that the digital divide is not a problem, there are Americans who […]
WASHINGTON, October 10, 2014 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said Tuesday that access to high-speed broadband is crucial […]
WASHINGTON, October 6, 2014 —Blair Levin, telecommunications expert and former Communications & Society Fellow at the Aspen Institute, has joined […]
And experts weigh in on the benefits of crowdsourcing data for better broadband maps.
Rosenworcel also emphasized spectrum policy and getting connectivity to low-income Americans.
The move is in line with FCC's tough posture on national security risks emanating from China.
Verizon will use Project Kuiper, agriculture needs broadband for progress, social work advocacy key to close digital divide.
FCC said it disbursed an additional $269 million in the first round.
Industry reacts to the appointments of Rosenworcel as first permanent woman chair, Sohn as first openly gay commissioner.
Report says Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel will be permanent and Gigi Sohn will break the party tie on the FCC.
Broadband Breakfast interviews Pierre Trudeau, president and chief technology officer of Positron Access, about reaching multi-tenant units.
Cybersecurity experts are concerned about space hacking, USTelecom elects new board, USDA makes $1B for rural broadband.
To work toward equal access, more affordable options must be created, including community-based solutions.
The more detail, the better, NTIA officials said of program.
Panelists at TechFreedom event said judiciary will prevent the FTC from developing proposed antitrust policies.
Bipartisan Senate bill clears the House, FCC auction prices climb higher, tech groups oppose newly proposed fee
Satellites, at the very least, can act as backup connections, webinar heard.
The FCC is looking at how to promote broadband competition and access in buildings.
What options do owners of, operators in, and tenants within MDUs have for better-quality broadband?
Funds targeted towards internet providers in areas with poor digital access across 19 states.
Mediacom petitioned the FCC to stop a Google-West Des Moines deal, but Google said it's not exclusive.
Netflix hit's traffic struggle, Virginia expects $2B from P3, op-ed says FCC expects states to get good maps before FCC.
Company says that the next generation of its products depend on 5G progress.
Huawei’s CTO avoided questions about concerns over its network infrastructure security as countries ban its products.
Trade association doesn't like new antitrust bill, Charter makes changes at the top, T-Mobile leads wireless, Verizon on wireline.
Open RAN adoption is said to save telecoms money and boost security, as providers are forced to move off Huawei.
EducationSuperHighway is signing up partners and will launch November 4.
Indigenous connectivity advocates said Native Americans should have control over their mapping data.
Lower broadband access barriers, NY lawmakers want fiber fee end, Arizona's fiber on highways, Rosenworcel reportedly not enough for Biden.
Providers of all sort can line up for their share of $75 billion worth of broadband grant funding.
5G crusader Commissioner Brendan Carr voiced pride in the FCC’s focus on 5G over the past four years
The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.
Democrats frustrated with Biden's delay on FCC, Comcast tests 10 Gbps speed, Louisiana wants 75% more broadband in six years.
Fiber builder says it has been denied permits that have harmed it and its customers, despite an existing city agreement.
Panelists at a WCA event last month said IoT will transform a trillion-plus dollar segment of the economy.
AT&T copper facilities suffered significant damage after Ida, FCC's second round of ECF, and Comcast's expanded plans for low-income Utahns.
The acting chairwoman said the country needs to move quickly to adopt 5G for future technologies.
A league of municipalities rep told Senator Amy Klobuchar that some small cities with lots of tourists need connectivity.
Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.
Facebook is nudging teens away from harmful content, Comcast's new spam call blocker, AT&T goes with Ericsson for standalone 5G.
At our October 13, 2021, event, we'll discuss trends toward hybrid technology and government grants by WISPs.
AT&T invests in rural broadband, Cox Communications is unable to partner with Verizon on wireless, and Apple appeals its federal...
The cloudification of communications services makes it easy to include voice, data, SMS, and video within any existing service.