The FCC rules have drawn strong pushback from industry groups and praise from Democratic leadership.
Existing infrastructure is insufficient to handle extra traffic from the 2024 Republican National Convention: Verizon.
The state is unsure if any of its $1.7 billion allocation will be left over after funding new infrastructure.
Proposed rules would also put more limits on when utilities can pass full replacement costs to telecom companies.
The state is asking for a waiver to open up RDOF areas to BEAD applications.
The state will mark all DSL customers as 'underserved' in its Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment plan.
Telecom and utility companies have been clashing on replacement costs.
The state is opting into speed tests, area and MDU challenges, and new financing guidelines.
The move is a win for wireless providers, who have been pushing the NTIA on the issue.
The FCC also approved support for domestic abuse victims, inquiry on AI and robocalls and preventing cell phone scams.
The Communications and Technology Subcommittee held a hearing Tuesday on using AI to enhance communication networks.
The commission is set to vote Wednesday on its proposed rules, which industry groups have opposed.
The NTIA will study repurposing 2,786 MHz of spectrum in the next two years.
The USDA announced $1.2 billion in rural development funding.
Of $10 billion spent through 2021, 93 percent of households received only 10 * 1 Mbps service.
The FCC's proposal would allow schools and libraries to request E-Rate funding to support remote connectivity.
The task force, mandated by the 2018 Farm Bill, pushed both the FCC and USDA on mapping and subsidies.
The commission would increase its standard to 100 * 20 Mbps.
The Federal Communications Commission announced over $5 million in additional Emergency Connectivity Funding.
It is the second state to start ground-truthing broadband data as part of the $42.5 billion program under IIJA.
The $3 billion shortfall was first flagged by the FCC in July 2022.
Lax DOJ enforcement lets fines go uncollected, witnesses said.
The rules would aim to prevent unequal broadband access along racial and class lines.
The latest step in the agency's efforts to curb scam calls will kick off this week, FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said.
The commission took action on expanding E-Rate, maternal health data, and opening the 6 GHz band.
Public comment open until December 14, with reply comments due on January 17, 2024.
The framework could help free up more spectrum to meet rising demand, some experts said.
The voice providers did not submit adequate robocall prevention plans.
Trade groups argue their members are too small to engage in anti-competitive behavior.
But they worry a change in FCC data collection could jeopardize BEAD funds for wireless providers.
Capacity planning and different congestion algorithms can improve users' experience without adding speed.
Advocacy on high-cost thresholds could help fixed wireless providers get BEAD funds.
Connecting healthcare clinics can benefit communities, the panel said.
The group's policy heads said they are advocating to include unlicensed wireless.
Main considerations for wireless tower builders are Tribal sites, airports and endangered species
The Sixth Circuit struck down another similar petition from Consumers' Research.
Disparate impacts, rather than discriminatory intent, should be the commission's focus, the agency said.
The commission could enforce providers to report and fix outages, Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said.
The FCC has now allocated almost all of the Emergency Connectivity Fund.
Telecoms and utility companies want each other to pay for pole replacements.