Tool assesses the resilience of broadband infrastructures in case of natural hazards.
Both the federal and state governments need to step up their support for apprenticeship programs.
Concerns include minimum cost per location thresholds and Build America requirements.
The group attributes surging costs to unforeseen post-COVID challenges
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 new framework resolves earlier issues about US intelligence services' access to EU individuals' private data.
The nominees are intended to replace Republican commissioners who left their positions.
A crucial step would be for the NTIA to provide Buy America waivers for BEAD-funded projects, panelists said.
FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel on Monday introduced the 'Learn Without Limits' initiative to update the E-Rate program
Permitting delays could make the five-year deployment timeline difficult to meet, panelists said.
Providers are using revenues from the ACP to bankroll broadband buildouts.
The FCC is close to authorizing a higher speed requirement for funding to certain high-cost areas.
New FCC map shows 8.3 million unserved locations.
The FCC approved a comment period to address the issue over a year ago.
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.’
Sohn added the Supreme Court decision in West Virginia could challenge net neutrality rules.
FCC chairwoman said challenges to map data only a tiny fraction of locations identified.
The NTIA's comments came after President Biden said fiber optics should be made in America.
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.
Upon assuming control of Twitter, Elon Musk reportedly fired Twitter’s chief executive officer, chief financial officer, and others
Musk asked to nix the October 17 trial date, which would to allow more time for his financing banks.
The company's president of broadband access and adoption initiatives lauded AT&T's public-private partnerships.
Updates to the Commerce agency's website includes access to information about other federal broadband programs.
The NTIA announced all states and territories have applied for initial planning money from the $42.5B BEAD program.
'The efforts that have been done in the past have been a great foundation.'
Though most groups issued their support, others voiced reservations.
Money coming from the IIJA must be flexible and include extensive private contributions, Davidson said at Broadband Breakfast event.
Some state laws, as written, may run counter to IIJA language and constrain the use of federal funds.
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.
On May 5, 2021, ask us anything about the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit and Emergency Connectivity Fund at Broadband Breakfast Live Online.
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