Legislators want broadband networks reach as many people as possible, but didn't specify how NTIA should do this.
Concerns from advocates echo some of FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel's concerns for the ACP.
The Senate Commerce Committee will vote on Sohn’s renomination after confirmation efforts stalled last year.
Greater enrollment in federal programs will help close the digital divide, especially for Latino communities, but help is needed.
The agency implemented new rules on the Affordable Connectivity Program, which makes a new subsidy permanent.
Starks sat down to discuss the promise of smart grid technology for the environment.
They also believe Alan Davidson will be viewed more favorably to head the NTIA.
The commission says an enrollment freeze is no longer necessary as the Infrastructure Act’s Affordable Connectivity Program takes effect.
A new county-level data and maps will help researchers and leaders understand impacts of the EBB program.
Bringing broadband to those who need it the most requires more than just government funding for network expansion.
Most Americans benefitting from federal spending on rural broadband are white non-Hispanic Americans, says NDIA.
The FCC should hit the pause button on a current plan to zero out support for voice-only services.
A coalition of groups argue the Texas law violates the Constitution, US Telecom on investment and Connected Nation on impact.
The $3.2 billion program provides broadband and device subsidies to eligible low-income households.
Muninetworks' Sean Gonsalves cracks open and investigates the infrastructure bill.
Republicans on Big Tech pay into USF, leaders press for long-term digital divide solution, Mayo Clinic's mobile WiFi clinic.
Black churches are more than spiritual gathering places: They are power centers within the Black community.
On May 5, 2021, ask us anything about the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit and Emergency Connectivity Fund at Broadband Breakfast Live Online.
The agency is expected to vote on policies for the new connectivity fund by mid-May, chairwoman says.
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