The Commerce Department has now made a total of 63 awards totaling more than $601 million in Tribal funding.
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) details parameters of Broadband, Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program.
Agency leaders sign pact to formalize information-sharing on broadband deployment projects.
Money coming from the IIJA must be flexible and include extensive private contributions, Davidson said at Broadband Breakfast event.
The NTIA held a webinar urging local partnerships for applicants of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
Legislators want broadband networks reach as many people as possible, but didn't specify how NTIA should do this.
Comments are due on February 4, 2022, focused on the infrastructure grants, middle-mile program, and digital equity planning grants.
Broadband Breakfast is kicking off a year-in-review with key developments in digital infrastructure.
Senators are concerned over Facebook’s practices for advertising and hate speech moderation.
Rural Wireless Association is concerned rip and replace will not compensate for costs related to supply chain and labor issues.
It's worth focusing on other broadband programs run by NTIA, including Tribal Connectivity, and Connecting Minority Communities.
Now is the time in Congress for all good (and bad) broadband bills to be introduced.
January 19, 2021—The U.S. Department of Commerce issued a new rule on Thursday, following up on Executive Order 13873, concerned […]
December 11, 2020 – Last week we began our broad overview of the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, sweeping […]
December 2, 2020 — This Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Wednesday morning voted 14-12 to advance Federal […]
A ruling by the high court in Austria, in line with local defamation policy, ordered Facebook to remove a post […]
September 18, 2020 — The United States Commerce Department said Friday that it plans to restrict access to WeChat and […]
July 28, 2020 — Senators on Tuesday remained broadly divided on the extent and direction that changes to Section 230 […]
July 27, 2020 — The U.S. Commerce Department under the Trump administration on Monday followed through on the president’s orders […]
June 23, 2020 — Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has played an important role in the shifting center […]
June 2, 2020 — Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s attempts to punish Twitter’s fact-checking […]
May 28, 2020 — President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order that would eliminate protections under Section […]
WASHINGTON, November 18, 2019 – The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce on Monday […]
On Thursday, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging the agency to […]
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2019 — Differences between the Federal Communications Commission and the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration […]
A coalition of 27 members of Congress sent a letter to Facebook on Wednesday regarding the doctored video of House […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: That latest internet use survey from the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration shows that the proportion […]
February 14, 2019 – Americans love broadband. More accurately, they hate it when they can’t get access to high-speed internet. […]
February 13, 2019 – The Trump Administration on Wednesday highlighted the importance of enhancing broadband internet service for America, particularly […]
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2018 – Many in the broadband industry commenting on broadband availability data exposed the weaknesses of current […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Leading Republican leaders are content to talk up the significance of aiding rural regions by enhancing broadband […]
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 – The lack of broadband coverage in rural areas is impeding the agriculture sector from making […]
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2018 – Concerns that consumers will fail to adopt even basic security measures to protect themselves – […]
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2017 — President Donald Trump is committed to moving an infrastructure bill this year despite making little […]
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 – With Congress heading towards the August recess without any sign of the administration’s promised $1 […]
LEVERETT, Massachusetts, October 1, 2015 - The first segment of the "last mile" fiber optic network in Western Massachusetts will launch on Friday afternoon with a...
WASHINGTON, September 16, 2015 - State broadband entities and commissions continue to plan an important role in fostering economic development and digital learning, according to a...
June 8, 2015 – Some are calling it a second “broadband moment.” More than six years after the American Recovery […]
December 9, 2014 – FirstNet, the national public safety wireless network for first responders, responded on Monday to a report […]
WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 – The president’s chief adviser on telecommunications, the head of the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and […]