The coalition sent a letter to NTIA head Alan Davidson urging the agency to reconsider the policies outlined in the BEAD NOFO.
'There are just an incredible amount of even management positions that would be well-suited to develop through an apprentice program.'
'Red tape really does have the possibility to kill project,' argued a House subcommittee chief counsel.
Upon assuming control of Twitter, Elon Musk reportedly fired Twitter’s chief executive officer, chief financial officer, and others
How can states sustain and expand the dwindling broadband workforce?
'The way you close the digital divide is you build fiber to every single rural home,' Jonathan Chambers said.
Louisiana enjoys 'absolute alignment' between the governor, legislature, and local officials on closing the digital divide.
On the surface, satellite seems like the ideal way to close the rural-urban digital divide.
There is a 'massive difference' between federal Form 477 data and state maps in Georgia and North Carolina
'Using the right information at the right time, we’re going to get to a better place.'
The Fiber Broadband Association has said there is up-to 60 weeks of wait for materials necessary for fiber deployment.
Better and more up-to-date information can come from harmonizing existing data sets, updated whenever a given map has new information.
The White House released a "comprehensive framework" for the regulation of digital assets.
Broadband players in both the fiber marketplace and 5G space are pushing for energy-efficient networks.
The cooperative's executive director said it has at least 70% of Arkansas covered by its network.
Regional Fiber Connect conferences are bringing the industry’s technology and community leadership together.
'The playbook [is] really a starting point to have these conversations with your state broadband offices.'
Attendance at the fiber show jumped from 2,041 attendees last June to 2,854 registrants as of Friday.
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A star-studded cast will take the stage next week as part of the dozens of events slated to take place.
The state broadband director said its position on neutrality has led to diverse solutions that caters to community needs.
Amid internet blackouts in Ukraine, Starlink is providing internet to keep Ukrainians connected during the invasion.
The FCC proposes a $45-million fine against Interstate Brokers of America.
Those interested in federal money should engage in outreach, build solid teams, Broadband.Money head Jase Wilson said.
The Fiber Broadband Association and the NTCA Rural Broadband Association said it will release the book before May 2022.
According to data from Ookla, Starlink's median speeds in the U.S. dipped below 100 Mbps download, the speeds required for federal infrastructure bill money.
Gary Bolton and Nicol Turner Lee debated technology use to tackle the digital divide.
The infrastructure bill's tech neutrality is concerning critics who say money will go to satellite, not enough to fiber.
Funds made available by the infrastructure bill will not need solid maps to make spending efficient, experts agree.
Largest single federal investment ever in broadband will enable communities to invest in fiber as critical infrastructure, says industry group.
The passage of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act presents an unparalleled opportunity for advocates of Better Broadband, Better Lives.
Concerns about labor shortages, supply chains and rising costs are inescapable.
Simington also raised idea of Big Tech contributing to Universal Service Fund.
Conference, which hosted the Digital Infrastructure Investment show, digs into pressing connectivity issues.
Panel with broadband and wireless industry lobbyists wrestle with need for symmetrical internet, and press for fiber.
The bipartisan infrastructure framework faces hurdles before it because law. We'll discuss the process in Congress.
And lawmakers hope to iron out some wrinkles in infrastructure bill.
In the U.S. UTOPIA Fiber has pioneered the open access model for the rest of the industry.
At Fiber Connect, Garry Bolton said he is optimistic fiber will prevail over other tech for connectivity.
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