Critics said that no one knows how thoroughly the map’s inaccuracies can be corrected before BEAD allocations must be made.
The FCC also mandated that internet service provider labels be machine-readable.
To correct for inevitable errors, the FCC is soliciting challenges to the map’s provider-submitted data.
Sen. Mark Warner said he is in discussions to push the bill to law this year.
Christopher Ali wrote a book about the failures of rural broadband policies and leadership last year.
It is exactly one year since the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act became law.
Allowing the FCC’s authority to auction spectrum to expire would be “unacceptable,” Carr said.
One day before the release of the broadband map, Digital Infrastructure Investment could not come on a more appropriate date.
The NTIA urged eligible entities to submit challenges to the FCC's broadband map by January 13, 2023.
The FCC said individuals will also be able to challenge its broadband fabric once the draft map is released.
40 percent are unsure of their home internet speeds, said Jonathan Chaplin of New Street Research.
Rep. Abigail Spanberger’s Speedy Updates Act was signed into law as part of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
In 2021, the FCC charged the council in its mission to prevent digital discrimination.
Shot clocks are important to industry players, argued T-Mobile's Tim Halinski.
US Cellular recommended the FCC conduct update the criteria of the 5G Fund in light of new funding sources.
Gov. Kathy Hochul touted New York’s new broadband map as the key to the state’s participation in the challenge process.
The FCC approved 13 coordination systems allowing for the testing of unlicensed devices on the 6 GigaHertz band.
'There are just an incredible amount of even management positions that would be well-suited to develop through an apprentice program.'
'The new space age has turned everything we know about how to deliver critical space-based services on its head.'
'Red tape really does have the possibility to kill project,' argued a House subcommittee chief counsel.
WISPA’s letter notes that many of its member are small providers that serve sparsely populated areas.
'I don’t believe there is a path forward for anything other than a ban.'
'The percentage of households in major metro areas...using the program is smaller than the percentage of households enrolled.'
'There are serious questions about whether a strong, effective label is achievable with a 2–2 Commission'
'Our founders provided Congress with legislative authority to ensure lawmaking is done by elected officials, not unaccountable bureaucrats.'
Upon assuming control of Twitter, Elon Musk reportedly fired Twitter’s chief executive officer, chief financial officer, and others
ISP is rebutting claims of the Associated Press and The Markup story on internet deals in non-white neighborhoods
'This is the first step in unlocking a significant expanse of new mid-band spectrum.'
'If…you’re leasing that data from a private entity, you can’t just hand it over to another private entity.'
'By joining the movement, we can ensure an internet shaped by our shared public interest values.'
Commenters urge FCC not to further extend robocall deadlines to comply with framework.
Earlier this month, the NTIA publicized its intention to negotiate a sole source contract with CostQuest Associates.
'Local communities have a lot of data and knowledge that CostQuest and the FCC don’t have,' Dustin Loup said.
Study says California and Texas will be the biggest BEAD winners, with grants of more than $3 billion each.
Charter said it needs to pay to replace a majority of poles to connect for some projects.
Amid rising discontent about the FCC’s use of the “broadband fabric” to measure broadband availability, what are the alternatives?
'The immediate goal is to create a detailed list of [spectrum] bands for intensive examination.'
Florida A&M University, the University of the Virgin Islands and Morgan State University will measure broadband speeds in underserved communities.
Big communications companies want Congress to tax telecom, while many others want higher fees on broadband service.
'Community-anchor institutions have been and are the connective tissue that make delivering high-speed internet access possible,' he said.