Commerce Department’s new proposal would limit CHIPS Act recipients from investing in other countries
Fiber, coax and fixed wireless network plans dependent on BEAD funding demand scrutiny.
If managed effectively, the BEAD program could play a key role in allowing our economy to weather the storms ahead.
The bar ‘is not impossibly high, but it is high,' Alan Davidson said.
Industry groups urged Congress to codify 100 Mbps.
ARPA has helped drive billions to broadband in the two years since it's passing.
How should state broadband offices approach cost-sharing and other BEAD compliance requirements?
Legislation to be considered include revealing Chinese backers of apps and getting investment for semiconductor manufacturers.
A bill that would extend the auction authority of the FCC passed the House.
Tribal leaders and citizens must gather data 'on a scale large enough to ensure that Tribal nations receive' funding.
The current surge of broadband funding presents opportunities as well as challenges.
More focus needs to be one removing unserviceable locations, says an observer.
Prioritizing fiber builds will increase cost and deployment time, says WISPA report.
Broadband access and privacy policies present opportunities for bipartisan collaboration, Broadband Breakfast panelists agreed.
President links longstanding provision of federal law, strengthened in Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, to 'fiber optic cables'
Will providers be required to use equipment that is not readily available within the United States?
Agency officials outlined helpful material for states looking to develop digital equity plans.
Digital Equity provisions are central to state broadband offices’ plans to implement the bipartisan infrastructure law.
BEAD requirements a unique opportunity for underrepresented communities to be involved in broadband builds.
The challenge process is important because mapping is a “zero-sum game,” panelists said.
The amount of funding to each state is based upon the FCC maps — which are clearly flawed.
The Broadband Breakfast Report for January 2023 lays out the things to know about the challenge process.
Sen. Lujan once again voiced concern that the FCC’s national broadband map contains major inaccuracies.
Panelists compared the FCC's process to flying a plane while it's being built.
Inflation and 'looming recession' blamed for drop to $485 billion in 2023, down $12 billion from 2022 and $27 billion from 2021.
Experts have warned that the BABA mandate raises the cost of broadband deployment.
The letter says the current version of the FCC’s map is highly inaccurate.
The CRS report references a Broadband Breakfast Live Online event held in October.
The cost of remote fiber deployment can be a deterrent, necessitating creative community solutions.
Some fear that state offices will lack the necessary resources to fully participate in the fabric challenge process.
Government funding should be invested in new, modern infrastructure that provides reliable broadband at a lower cost to more people.
Without efforts to drive adoption, federal investment in connectivity will fall short, agreed Brookings panelists.
Alan Davidson’s response to Daines, dated Tuesday, says the NTIA will combat overbuilding, but does not mention unlicensed spectrum.
Georgia will submit 167K location challenges within days and plans to submit tens of thousands more in early January 2023.
New planning grants were awarded to twelve states and two tribal entities.
There is a widespread concern that there is a lack of skills training provided for broadband deployment and maintenance.
According to the Subcommittee Chairman Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., up to 37,000 locations in New Mexico are unaccounted for.
Panelists sought streamlined permitting processes on federal lands and in local communities, and reasonably priced pole access.
NTIA recommends states develop relationships with labor organizations.
Sleeper issue could derail a state’s ability to spend its broadband infrastructure allocation effectively