The amount of funding to each state is based upon the FCC maps — which are clearly flawed.
The announcements closely echo tech platforms’ response to the U.S. Capitol riots.
The Broadband Breakfast Report for January 2023 lays out the things to know about the challenge process.
Alan Davidson asserted that marginalized communities are harmed disproportionately by privacy violations.
Starks also said federal housing support should be linked to the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Commissioner Simington stated that the commission was in “a little bit of an emergency phase.”
Sen. Lujan once again voiced concern that the FCC’s national broadband map contains major inaccuracies.
Panelists compared the FCC's process to flying a plane while it's being built.
The onus of securing devices shouldn’t fall to the consumer, a Homeland Security cyber rep said.
More comprehensive data-sharing is made possible by the reduced latency of 5G, CES hears.
The Emergency Connectivity Fund has now committed $6.5 billion to help schools and libraries.
How will the power struggle over information technology and policy play out in the coming year?
Experts will review the controversies surrounding the FCC’s map and discuss the various challenge processes.
State officials are responsible for the disbursal of federal broadband infrastructure funds, but many offices are understaffed.
The Senate recently passed a measure banning the app from government devices.
The letter says the current version of the FCC’s map is highly inaccurate.
The program is helping low-income households afford internet access, but some experts warn that the fund will soon be depleted.
The CRS report references a Broadband Breakfast Live Online event held in October.
Critics urged the FCC to expand the fund’s contribution sources, but the agency chose to punt the decision to Congress.
AT&T's new Gigapower joint venture will build fiber outside the company's current footprint.
The inquiry considers how the spectrum band could be expanded to include mobile broadband services to decrease interference.
Some fear that state offices will lack the necessary resources to fully participate in the fabric challenge process.
The FCC licensed a significant amount of the limited available spectrum before its authority to do was set to expire.
Georgia will submit 167K location challenges within days and plans to submit tens of thousands more in early January 2023.
State allocations of BEAD funding will likely be announced by June 2023.
The FCC requested input on allowing economic and technical feasibility exceptions to the definition.
The FCC alleges that the Cox/Jones Enterprise conduct violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
New planning grants were awarded to twelve states and two tribal entities.
In 2021, the FCC revoked the company's authorization to provide telecommunications service in the United States.
The controversy is about the rates that internet companies seeking to put fiber on utility poles need to pay.
The RWA told the FCC its members are struggling to get loans to fulfil Rip and Replace obligations.
The combination of federal benefits is currently prohibited in the state of California.
Alan Davidson admitted he was “incredibly uncomfortable” with the January 13 deadline
Commissioner Geoffrey Starks argued that expanding connectivity would enable sustainable, environmentally-friendly technologies.
Simington advocated mandating ongoing cybersecurity updates on wireless devices already in consumer hands.
Some states have already banned TikTok from government networks.
According to the Subcommittee Chairman Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., up to 37,000 locations in New Mexico are unaccounted for.
Comments on the $1.5B fund are due January 27, 2023.
The Satellite and Telecommunications Streamlining Act would ease FCC permitting for the rapidly growing satellite industry.
The NTIA approved eight more planning grants Monday.