Rural communities vary in broadband needs, making community engagement essential for breaching the digital divide.
Alan Davidson urges the importance of state activity in deploying broadband funds.
NTIA Administrator Alan Davidson broke news on infrastructure implementation during his conversation with Broadband Breakfast this week.
Advocates say strict compliance requirements may economically harm small providers.
The playbook was discussed in a webinar Friday afternoon.
Amid internet blackouts in Ukraine, Starlink is providing internet to keep Ukrainians connected during the invasion.
Expanding the number of internet providers eligible to contribute to the fund may decrease costs for telecommunications providers and consumers.
The Fiber Broadband Association and the NTCA Rural Broadband Association said it will release the book before May 2022.
Partnerships for broadband need to emphasize community engagement to improve connectivity
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
Panel with broadband and wireless industry lobbyists wrestle with need for symmetrical internet, and press for fiber.
The bipartisan infrastructure framework faces hurdles before it because law. We'll discuss the process in Congress.
And lawmakers hope to iron out some wrinkles in infrastructure bill.
Organizations say preponderance of illegal calls don't come from facilities-based providers.
The mission of Broadband Breakfast is to help make broadband technology and internet policy more accessible for all.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says expansion of fiber is the only way California keeps up with demand for broadband.
NTCA's Shirley Bloomfield on driving improvements for rural broadband.
New York sued over $15 internet, Apple faces EU antitrust allegations, California surveys conclude, and 5G device adoption grows.
Associations want inclusion in infrastructure plan, BroadbandNow report on state of broadband, and report says U.S. leads EU on broadband.
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September 21, 2020—Speaking Thursday at the fall conference of NTCA, the Rural Broadband Association, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai […]
September 16, 2020 – Partnerships between local municipal governments and private broadband providers can actually work, according to a panel […]
The first day of school has always come with a mix of joy and anxiety as students transition from summer […]
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WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020— Representatives from three internet service providers relayed their associations’ respective progress on meeting Americans’ mounting hunger […]
WASHINGTON, February 11, 2020 – A panelists on the new rural funding program at the National Association of Regulatory Utility […]
WASHINGTON, February 3, 2020 – ITTA, which called itself “the voice of America’s broadband providers,” closed on Friday due to […]
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2019 – At least a half-dozen separate pieces of broadband legislation are working their way through Congress, and […]
WASHINGTON, January 3, 2019 – The Senate on Wednesday night confirmed Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr to another term at […]
WASHINGTON, December 13, 2018 – The Agriculture Department on Thursday unveiled the details of is $600 million broadband loan and […]
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 – Among rural Americans, 39 percent lack access to high speed internet compared to only 4 […]
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 – Without efficient data, the Federal Communications Commission can’t put together a model that shows what […]
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2017 — In a statement released on the web site of the Federal Communications Communications, and emailed […]
WASHINGTON, October 30, 2014 – Members of the White House Rural Council and the trade group NTCA, or Rural Broadband […]