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Infrastructure11 hours ago

Sinema Policy Advisor Says Infrastructure Bill’s Broadband Promise Balances Partisan Interests

And experts weigh in on the benefits of crowdsourcing data for better broadband maps.

Digital Inclusion14 hours ago

Rosenworcel Hails FCC’s Efforts on Mapping, Said Country Needs More Wi-Fi Access

Rosenworcel also emphasized spectrum policy and getting connectivity to low-income Americans.

China15 hours ago

FCC Orders China Telecom to Stop Providing Services in the U.S. Over National Security Concerns

The move is in line with FCC's tough posture on national security risks emanating from China.

Broadband Roundup16 hours ago

Verizon, Amazon Partner on Broadband, Farmers Need Broadband, Social Work Important to Close Digital Divide

Verizon will use Project Kuiper, agriculture needs broadband for progress, social work advocacy key to close digital divide.

FCC1 day ago

FCC Announces Additional Details From Second Wave, Additional Money for First Wave, of Emergency Connectivity Fund

FCC said it disbursed an additional $269 million in the first round.

FCC2 days ago

Biden Nominates Rosenworcel as FCC Chair, Sohn as 5th Commissioner and Alan Davidson as NTIA Head

Industry reacts to the appointments of Rosenworcel as first permanent woman chair, Sohn as first openly gay commissioner.

Broadband Roundup2 days ago

Rosenworcel and Sohn Expected On FCC, Electric Coops Praise USDA Program, Internet Speeds Up 40%

Report says Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel will be permanent and Gigi Sohn will break the party tie on the FCC.

Infrastructure2 days ago

Why the Multiple Dwelling Unit May Well Be the Next Battleground of Broadband Access

Broadband Breakfast interviews Pierre Trudeau, president and chief technology officer of Positron Access, about reaching multi-tenant units.

Broadband Roundup3 days ago

Space Cybersecurity Concerns, USTelecom’s New Board, Agriculture’s $1.15 Rural Broadband Grant

Cybersecurity experts are concerned about space hacking, USTelecom elects new board, USDA makes $1B for rural broadband.

Digital Inclusion3 days ago

Catherine McNally: The Digital Divide is an Equality Issue

To work toward equal access, more affordable options must be created, including community-based solutions.

Funding3 days ago

National Telecommunications and Information Administration on Minority Community Grant Applications

The more detail, the better, NTIA officials said of program.

Antitrust6 days ago

Federal Trade Commission Will Likely Not Be Able to Implement Competition Rules, Panelists Say

Panelists at TechFreedom event said judiciary will prevent the FTC from developing proposed antitrust policies.

Broadband Roundup6 days ago

House Passes Ban on Chinese Equipment, 3.45 GHz Auction Reaches Reserve Price, Against a ‘Wi-Fi Tax’

Bipartisan Senate bill clears the House, FCC auction prices climb higher, tech groups oppose newly proposed fee

Satellite6 days ago

LEO Satellite Technology Should Be in All Schools, Gigabit Libraries Network Says

Satellites, at the very least, can act as backup connections, webinar heard.

FCC6 days ago

Housing, Public Interest Groups Oppose Multitenant Exclusivity Agreements

The FCC is looking at how to promote broadband competition and access in buildings.

#broadbandlive6 days ago

Broadband Breakfast on October 27, 2021 — When ‘Greenfield’ Fiber Meets ‘Brownfield’ Multiple Dwelling Units

What options do owners of, operators in, and tenants within MDUs have for better-quality broadband?

Funding1 week ago

Federal Communications Commission Dispenses $544 Million in Rural Broadband Funds

Funds targeted towards internet providers in areas with poor digital access across 19 states.

Infrastructure1 week ago

Google, Municipal Groups Oppose Mediacom Request to Block Google-City Infrastructure Deal

Mediacom petitioned the FCC to stop a Google-West Des Moines deal, but Google said it's not exclusive.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

‘Squid Game’ Exposes Traffic Problem, Virginia’s $2B Broadband Investment, West Virginia Mapping

Netflix hit's traffic struggle, Virginia expects $2B from P3, op-ed says FCC expects states to get good maps before FCC.

5G1 week ago

Google, Reliant On Success of 5G, Says It Wants Government-Funded Test Beds for Open RAN

Company says that the next generation of its products depend on 5G progress.

5G1 week ago

Huawei Avoids Network Security Questions, Pushes 5G Innovation

Huawei’s CTO avoided questions about concerns over its network infrastructure security as countries ban its products.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

New Senate Antitrust Bill Reaction, Charter Making Executive Changes, T-Mobile, Verizon Top Charts

Trade association doesn't like new antitrust bill, Charter makes changes at the top, T-Mobile leads wireless, Verizon on wireline.

Open Access1 week ago

British Telecoms Are Aligning with Emerging U.S. Position on Open RAN Adoption

Open RAN adoption is said to save telecoms money and boost security, as providers are forced to move off Huawei.

Education1 week ago

National Non-Profit to Launch Joint Initiative to Close Broadband Affordability and Homework Gap

EducationSuperHighway is signing up partners and will launch November 4.

Broadband Mapping & Data1 week ago

Native Americans Need Control Over Mapping Data, Conference Hears

Indigenous connectivity advocates said Native Americans should have control over their mapping data.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Broadband Access Barriers, NY Fiber Fees, Arizona Highway Fiber Law, Rosenworcel Reportedly On Way Out

Lower broadband access barriers, NY lawmakers want fiber fee end, Arizona's fiber on highways, Rosenworcel reportedly not enough for Biden.

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast on October 20, 2021 — Get Your Share of $75 Billion in Broadband Grants with Broadband.Money

Providers of all sort can line up for their share of $75 billion worth of broadband grant funding.

5G2 weeks ago

Celebrating Progress on 5G, the FCC’s Brendan Carr Urges Broadband Mapping

5G crusader Commissioner Brendan Carr voiced pride in the FCC’s focus on 5G over the past four years

Section 2302 weeks ago

Democrats Use Whistleblower Testimony to Launch New Effort at Changing Section 230

The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Democrats Frustrated with Biden Inaction on FCC, Comcast Gets 10 Gbps, Louisiana Wants Widespread Broadband

Democrats frustrated with Biden's delay on FCC, Comcast tests 10 Gbps speed, Louisiana wants 75% more broadband in six years.

Open Access2 weeks ago

UTOPIA Fiber Goes to Court in Utah Over American Fork’s Build Permit Refusals

Fiber builder says it has been denied permits that have harmed it and its customers, despite an existing city agreement.

Innovation2 weeks ago

Internet of Things Will Revolutionize Industries as Connectivity Ceases To Be Limiting Factor

Panelists at a WCA event last month said IoT will transform a trillion-plus dollar segment of the economy.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

AT&T Hurricane Survey, FCC Announces $1.1B from Emergency Connectivity Fund, Comcast’s Utah Plans

AT&T copper facilities suffered significant damage after Ida, FCC's second round of ECF, and Comcast's expanded plans for low-income Utahns.

5G2 weeks ago

FCC’s Rosenworcel On Need to Accelerate Movement Toward 5G and Beyond

The acting chairwoman said the country needs to move quickly to adopt 5G for future technologies.

Infrastructure2 weeks ago

Minnesotans Yearn for Connectivity in Small Cities Not Traditionally Considered Rural

A league of municipalities rep told Senator Amy Klobuchar that some small cities with lots of tourists need connectivity.

WISP2 weeks ago

WISPAPALOOZA Show Reopens in Las Vegas With Celebrations of Can-Do Broadband Connectivity

Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Facebook Changes and Second Whistleblower, Comcast’s Spam Call Feature, AT&T Picks Ericsson for 5G

Facebook is nudging teens away from harmful content, Comcast's new spam call blocker, AT&T goes with Ericsson for standalone 5G.

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 12 Noon ET — On The Ground at Wispapalooza

At our October 13, 2021, event, we'll discuss trends toward hybrid technology and government grants by WISPs.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Cox’s Wireless Deal with Verizon Dies, Apple Appeals Epic Games Case, AT&T’s Fiber Investment

AT&T invests in rural broadband, Cox Communications is unable to partner with Verizon on wireless, and Apple appeals its federal...

Broadband's Impact2 weeks ago

Steve Lacoff: A New Standard for the ‘Cloudification’ of Communications Services

The cloudification of communications services makes it easy to include voice, data, SMS, and video within any existing service.