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Proposed Spectrum Reallocation Could Stifle Global Competitiveness, According to Automotive Experts

June 10, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission’s proposal of redistributing spectrum on the 5.9 GigaHertz (GHz) band drew criticism...

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Broadband Roundup2 hours ago

OneWeb Air Force Contract, Municipal Broadband Support, N.C. Bill To Force Electric Co-ops To Pay More

Air Force signs with OneWeb, few Americans want muni build ban, N.C. bill wants electrical co-ops paying for ISP-ready poles.

Social Media21 hours ago

Josh Hawley Wants To Break Up Big Tech And Revisit How Antitrust Matters Are Considered

Senator Josh Hawley talks Section 230, antitrust reform, and the Capitol riots.

Social Media1 day ago

Oversight Board Upholds Trump’s Ban From Facebook

The Oversight Board has sent the decision back to Facebook management, criticizing it for setting a "standardless" penalty.

Broadband Roundup1 day ago

Boost Bundles TeleHealth, $100M For South Dakota Broadband, Frequencz Gets Financing

Boost is bundling telehealth services, South Dakota planning $100 million for broadband, Frequencz gets $4 million in capital.

Broadband Roundup2 days ago

NY Sued Over Low-Cost Internet, Apple Antitrust Allegations, CETF Concludes Surveys, 5G Device Growth

New York sued over $15 internet, Apple faces EU antitrust allegations, California surveys conclude, and 5G device adoption grows.

Expert Opinion2 days ago

Carri Bennet: Biden’s Broadband Plan is Key to Spurring Rural Economic Development, Jobs and Manufacturing

The American Jobs Plan, President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, includes $100 billion to ensure broadband availability to every single American...

Broadband Roundup3 days ago

Verizon Selling Digital Properties, Florida Aims To Limit Social Media Bans, Starry Participating In EBB

Verizon is selling Yahoo and AOL, Florida going after social platforms, and Starry is getting in on EBB.

Education6 days ago

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel Unveils Proposed Rules for Emergency Connectivity Fund

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Friday released rules for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, answering many questions about the program.

Expert Opinion6 days ago

Shabbir Bagasrawala: A Clarion Call for Supply Chain Diversity in Our Telecom Networks

Limited competition is provided by the existing trio of vendors. This worsens the supply chain problem for operators.

Infrastructure7 days ago

Vice President Kamala Harris Will Oversee Administration’s Broadband Goals

Biden has assigned Vice President Kamala Harris with the broadband portfolio.

Infrastructure7 days ago

Gigabit Speeds: Marketing Spin or A Necessity for the Future?

Experts discuss the short- and long-term need for gigabit speeds.

Infrastructure7 days ago

Broadband Speed Threshold Up for Debate on Second Day of WISPAMERICA Conference

Keynote speakers at Day 2 of WISPA America tackled broadband speed thresholds, infrastructure and federal programs.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

RDOF Reverse Auction Criticized, Google Makes Pandemic Gains, California Broadband Access For K-12

RDOF reverse auction criticized again, Google ups revenues during Covid, California survey on broadband access for K-12 students.

Broadband Mapping1 week ago

Washington State’s Russ Elliot Touts Mapping to the Doorstep as Key to Success

Washington State's head of broadband says mapping to the premises paying dividends in the state.

FCC1 week ago

Rosenworcel Says Anti-Muni Network Legislation Unfair, Hopes States Change Their Tune

FCC acting chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said she hopes state legislatures change stance on muni builds.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Cox Buys Segra, Eutelsat Takes Stake in OneWeb, Maine Proposes Broadband Agency

Cox agrees to buy fiber company Segra, Eutelsat is taking 24% in OneWeb, and Maine proposes broadband agency.

WISP1 week ago

In First In-Person Event Since Pandemic, WISPA Conference Discusses Infrastructure, Mapping

WISPA holds first trade show in two years, which touched upon broadband infrastructure, mapping, spectrum and other topics.

Infrastructure1 week ago

Critics Call Biden Infrastructure Plan Wasteful, Target Broadband Goals

Critics are unhappy about President Joe Biden's $2.3-billion plan that includes prioritizing local builds.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

FCC Supply Chain Security Strategy, Risk Of Fiber Shortage, Digital Literacy To Close Digital Divide

FCC talks supply chain security, fiber could see shortage, and digital literacy on the digital divide.

Privacy1 week ago

Consumer Privacy Must Rise To Priority In Biden Agenda, Experts Urge

FCBA panelists discuss data privacy and consumer protection challenges for the Biden administration.

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

The Case Against Deregulation, Repealing Section 230, Looking Back At AT&T’s Breakup

Why deregulation isn't pro-competition, the case for repealing Section 230, and the breakup of AT&T.

Broadband's Impact2 weeks ago

FCC Fines Company $4.1 Million for Slamming and Cramming Consumer Phone Lines

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday fined Tele Circuit Network Corporation for switching consumers’ service providers.

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday, May 26, 2021 – Ask Us About Section 230

June 10, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission’s proposal of redistributing spectrum on the 5.9 GigaHertz (GHz) band drew criticism...

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday, May 19, 2021 – Ask Us About Radio Frequency Spectrum

June 10, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission’s proposal of redistributing spectrum on the 5.9 GigaHertz (GHz) band drew criticism...

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday, May 12, 2021 – Ask Us About Net Neutrality

On May 12, 2021, ask us anything about Net Neutrality during Broadband Breakfast Live Online!

#broadbandlive2 weeks ago

Broadband Breakfast Live Online Wednesday, May 5, 2021 – Ask Us About the Emergency Broadband Benefit and Emergency Connectivity Fund

On May 5, 2021, ask us anything about the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit and Emergency Connectivity Fund at Broadband Breakfast...

Rural2 weeks ago

Accurate Maps Required To Estimate Cost Of Connecting Rural America, Experts Say

Experts say it's difficult to get an understanding of cost for connecting rural regions without quality maps.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Biden’s Infrastructure Participants, Low-Price Broadband Access, U.S. Versus EU On Broadband

Associations want inclusion in infrastructure plan, BroadbandNow report on state of broadband, and report says U.S. leads EU on broadband.

Big Tech2 weeks ago

Lina Khan Pitches Ideas For Regulating Big Tech In Nomination Hearing

Senate Commerce Committee considers nominations for Lina Khan, Bill Nelson and Leslie Kiernan.

Antitrust2 weeks ago

Lawmakers And Newsmakers Tackle Google and Facebook Market Power

Sen. Klobuchar, Rep. Cicilline and experts discuss antitrust, big tech and local journalism.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Verizon Expands 5G, U.S. And E.U. Diverge On Facial Recognition, New Drone Regulations

Verizon is expanding 5G in California and Texas, the U.S. and E.U. see differently on facial tech, FAA drone rules.

Digital Inclusion2 weeks ago

Popularity Of Telework And Telehealth Presents Unique Opportunities For A Post-Pandemic World

A survey released earlier this month illustrates opportunities for remote work and care.

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

Emergency Broadband Benefit Test Launch, FCC Robocall Database, West Virginia Broadband Legislation

FCC launches both the Emergency Broadband Benefit program and a database for robocalls, while West Virginia moves on broadband legislation.

Infrastructure2 weeks ago

Proving Current Speed Threshold As Insufficient A Hurdle For House Bill: Consultant

A House bill raising the minimum connectivity threshold will need to convince lawmakers it is necessary, Steve Perry says.

Education2 weeks ago

Multilingual Digital Navigators Crucial For Inclusion

Digital liaisons who speak multiple languages can help guide multilingual communities for the digital future.

Broadband's Impact2 weeks ago

Mentorship Instrumental To Women Involvement in Telecom Industry

Experts advise mentorship and encouragement to get more women in the industry.

Expert Opinion2 weeks ago

Gary Bolton: Satellite’s Polite Conceit of Unserved/Underserved

June 10, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission’s proposal of redistributing spectrum on the 5.9 GigaHertz (GHz) band drew criticism...

Broadband Roundup2 weeks ago

NY’s $15 Internet Bill, Benton On Measures For Broadband Availability, T-Mobile Tops Availability In 45 Cities

Andrew Cuomo signs $15 internet bill, Benton calls for better broadband availability and adoption, and T-Mobile has best availability in...

China3 weeks ago

Huawei’s Success In China A Win For Washington, Expert Says

The Chinese telecom giant is finding greater financial success on home turf, keeping it away from the U.S.

Fiber3 weeks ago

Partnerships And Trust Go Long Way To Securing Financing For Broadband Projects, Panelists Say

Broadband Breakfast panelists wrestle with the challenge of financing broadband infrastructure projects.