The benefit would go beyond tribes to other high cost locations.
It's unclear how BEAD funds will interact with state laws restricting municipal broadband projects.
The nominees are intended to replace Republican commissioners who left their positions.
SHLB said FCC officials recommended a workaround that risked penalties.
Lawmakers were disappointed the Senate did not pass legislation providing the authority until May 19.
The company’s CFO compared fixed wireless to ‘empty calories.’
FCC chairwoman said challenges to map data only a tiny fraction of locations identified.
Panelists are concerned that states may not have had the prescriptive guidance needed to maximize funding.
Signatories say the FCC's map is inaccurate and local governments don't have the resources to challenge it in time.
The second map submission window opens January 3 and closes March 1.
The playbook was discussed in a webinar Friday afternoon.
The Commerce agency will hold pre-funding technical assistance hearings for infrastructure bill money starting this month.