The fund is set to run dry in 2024.
The internet subsidy dubbed the Affordable Connectivity Program is set to dry up as early as April 2024.
ACP's future remains uncertain as funding is projected to dry up by early 2024.
More than 400,000 Houston households are eligible for Affordable Connectivity Program. But only 30% have adopted.
The agency's Office of the Inspector General said providers were still paid for un-enrolled subscribers.
The nonprofit Connect and Literacy Fund is planning to increase ACP adoption in Mississippi.
GOP lawmakers want new FCC commissioner to reject E-Rate expansion.
It's not just about building networks, but providing affordability through programs like the ACP.
BEAD efforts to stimulate private investment may hinge upon the availability of the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Less than half of low-income survey respondents without internet had heard of the ACP.
The state plans to serve 20,000 locations with 100 * 100 Mbps broadband.
The Capital Projects Fund money will go to infrastructure and community centers.
The hurricane waiver relieves providers from Universal Service Fund rules.
A petition called for broadband consumer label to not require providers to disclose monthly fees.
The effort is aimed at raising awareness about federal internet subsidies among housing assistance recipients.
Some are projecting that ACP funding will run out early next year.
The letter follows calls to drop the credit rule that it said could shut out smaller ISPs from funding.
Data reveal the program’s benefit is reaching the lowest income households
The program has added two million Americans since June.
Funding for the Affordable Connectivity Program is likely to dry up in early 2024.
FCC seeking comments to facilitate better broadband connectivity in tribal communities.
The benefit would go beyond tribes to other high cost locations.
Eligible Americans are not getting through the entire ACP application process, event hears.
Updates increase speed requirements and facilitate coordination with BEAD and ACP programs.
Congress should discontinue High-Cost, Lifeline, and ReConnect.
5G is also helping carriers reach those on the wrong side of the digital divide.
The new framework resolves earlier issues about US intelligence services' access to EU individuals' private data.
Largest beneficiaries of ACP do not participate financially in federal programs designed to promote broadband adoption.
The ACP has connected millions of families and communities to high-speed internet, and it needs to be extended.
The FCC has moved forward in critical objectives, reported commissioners at oversight hearing.
Providers are using revenues from the ACP to bankroll broadband buildouts.
The ACP program has added more than a million Americans since April.
The USF needs to first be reformed for its own sustainability.
Lack of assurance regarding the ACP funding discourages local governments and providers from investing into the program.
The FCC’s expertise does not translate to a social distribution mechanism.
Tribes needs to be prepared to approach states on what coverage data is not included in state maps.
A new Senate working group is set to consider reforms to the USF.
South Carolina performs mapping audits to hold ISPs accountable for coverage claims.
Speaking simply will improve community engagement in digital inclusion efforts.
The sharing of the 12 GHz band between satellite and mobile services has been the subject of contention for years.