Some are warning that federal infrastructure money should not go toward subsidizing old networks.
Comments are due on February 4, 2022, focused on the infrastructure grants, middle-mile program, and digital equity planning grants.
Industry also debated merits of fiber versus other technologies, and speeds.
Largest single federal investment ever in broadband will enable communities to invest in fiber as critical infrastructure, says industry group.
Industry reacts to the appointments of Rosenworcel as first permanent woman chair, Sohn as first openly gay commissioner.
Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.
The Las Vegas trade show Wispapalooza 2021 is back from October 11-October 14, 2021, and it's bigger than ever.
Rep. Anna Eshoo reintroduces her 'dig once' legislation, Vice President touts Tribal funding, plus a new LEO library.
Keynote speakers at Day 2 of WISPA America tackled broadband speed thresholds, infrastructure and federal programs.
RDOF reverse auction criticized again, Google ups revenues during Covid, California survey on broadband access for K-12 students.
WISPA holds first trade show in two years, which touched upon broadband infrastructure, mapping, spectrum and other topics.
Associations want inclusion in infrastructure plan, BroadbandNow report on state of broadband, and report says U.S. leads EU on broadband.
March 25, 2021 – Wireless broadband providers need more regulatory support to meet broadband gigabit needs on a large geographic […]
Hours after blocking legislation to increase direct payments in the coronavirus stimulus legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday […]
December 3, 2020 – It is possible to revamp the Telecom Act of 1996 and fund broadband infrastructure simultaneously – […]
November 30, 2020 — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Monday announced today that he would step down from […]
See “Congress Can Rewrite the Telecom Act as It Funds Internet Infrastructure, Say Broadband Breakfast Panelists,” Broadband Breakfast, December 3, […]
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai shared his plan Tuesday (PDF) to make the 3.45-3.55 GigaHertz (GHz) band available for commercial use […]
“There is no better way to stimulate our economy and create millions of good paying jobs than to modernize our […]
April 1, 2020 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced on Thursday an effort to open the 6 GigaHertz […]
WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020— Representatives from three internet service providers relayed their associations’ respective progress on meeting Americans’ mounting hunger […]
Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – Broadband, the Coronavirus and Keep America Connected” Pledge. Follow upcoming […]
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2020 – Broadband advocates emphasized the importance of building community networks – wired and wireless – in […]
WASHINGTON, September 18, 2019 – Leaders from the telecom industry gathered on Wednesday for the commercial service launch of OnGo, […]
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2019 — The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday initiated a new process for collecting fixed broadband data […]
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 — Closing the digital divide will require a multifaceted long-term solution, and better broadband maps are […]
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 — Ignoring recommendations from the Department of Education, several members of Congress, and various broadband advocates, […]
Twenty-two rural, education and public interest groups sent a letter on Tuesday urging Congress to ensure that the Federal Communications […]
WASHINGTON, July 2, 2019 — About 80 million Americans in unserved or underserved locations could receive gigabit broadband access through […]
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2019 — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposed order to permit auction of portions of the […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2019 — Congress should make it easier for small wireless internet service providers to acquire spectrum and […]
With the sudden resignation of National Telecommunications and Information Administrator David Redl on Thursday, the U.S. Commerce Department’s NTIA has […]