The program is designed to help schools, libraries and students.
Craig Settles describes the important role that community institutions have played in promoting connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Libraries are a crucial “third space” between work and home and connective tissue in a democratic and egalitarian society.
Christopher Mitchell of ILSR talks federal programs and the need for longer-term and more targeted solutions.
Now is the time in Congress for all good (and bad) broadband bills to be introduced.
The FCC’s May 10 order said schools and libraries could not use connectivity funds to build self-provisioned networks.
Keynote speakers at Day 2 of WISPA America tackled broadband speed thresholds, infrastructure and federal programs.
On May 5, 2021, ask us anything about the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit and Emergency Connectivity Fund at Broadband Breakfast Live Online.
Broadband Breakfast panelists wrestle with the challenge of financing broadband infrastructure projects.
March 31, 2021 – With $100 billion set for some recently-introduced broadband infrastructure bills, Congress’s plan to increase the speed […]
March 30, 2021 – With a change in administration comes a change in the party leadership structure for federal agencies, […]
Guests include Jeff Johnston of CoBank, Tim Herwig of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Lauren Mathena of Mid-Atlantic Broadband and Christopher Mitchell or...
March 22, 2021 – Three bills, worth $100 billion dollars and introduced in the House, will change the nation’s definition […]
March 11, 2021 – The Federal Communications Commission’s new “fabric” for mapping broadband service across America will not only help […]
WASHINGTON, March 10, 2021—The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 passed the House on Wednesday, paving the way for its […]
March 9, 2021 – The Senate’s approved version of the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill includes nearly $2 billion for cybersecurity […]
March 5, 2021 – The Senate on Thursday voted to begin debate on the $7.6 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund, which […]
March 4, 2021 – In a bipartisan letter Thursday, Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Angus King, I-Maine, Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and […]
March 1, 2021 – The Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition has applauded the House of Representatives passing a bill […]
March 1, 2021—The House of Representatives on Saturday morning passed a bill that would fund $7.6 billion, out of the […]
February 25, 2021— Municipalities and the nation’s carriers must work together to deploy and extend networks as the era of […]
May 14, 2020 — The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, also called the HEROES Act, contains $5 […]
Lawmakers commented on the need of broadband during the coronavirus outbreak according to an article by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. The Journal also highlighted […]