Money comes from the Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans and Community Connect programs.
Gary Bolton and Nicol Turner Lee debated technology use to tackle the digital divide.
Industry also debated merits of fiber versus other technologies, and speeds.
FCC chairwoman cleared, refocusing attention on party tie-breaking nominee Gigi Sohn.
A Texas court blocked enforcement of a social media that would prevent companies from removing extreme speech.
Ting Internet said it will continue expanding its fiber infrastructure throughout the rest of the year.
AT&T copper facilities suffered significant damage after Ida, FCC's second round of ECF, and Comcast's expanded plans for low-income Utahns.
Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.
The company is putting millions more into fiber infrastructure in the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia areas.
Some experts believe that public-private models may provide answers for municipalities struggling to narrow the digital divide.
Even though the models are not yet mainstream, some experts praise them for their unique advantages.
Conference, which hosted the Digital Infrastructure Investment show, digs into pressing connectivity issues.
Christopher Ali discusses his solutions to bridge the rural-urban digital divide in his most recent book, "Farm Fresh Broadband."
Thirteen additional bidders approved for RDOF, Blue Ridge going full fiber, YouTube Premium growing but trails other streaming apps.
Lightbox publishing new broadband map, Epic Games suffers loss in Apple antitrust case, 2021 Community Broadband Awards announced.
SiFi is getting an injection of funds to deliver open fiber to cities.
City is yet another in a growing field of municipalities aiming for a municipal fiber network.
Both emerging and established internet service providers will stand to gain from SiFi Networks' shared broadband model.
In an interview with Broadband Breakfast, Technology Policy Institute President Scott Wallsten blamed bad mapping for RDOF mess.
Jamestown is hoping an open access network would make internet more affordable.
At Fiber Connect, Garry Bolton said he is optimistic fiber will prevail over other tech for connectivity.
The mission of Broadband Breakfast is to help make broadband technology and internet policy more accessible for all.
White House announced infrastructure bill to include $65B, Fiber Connect 2021 wraps up, Washington State community broadband bill becomes law.
Company head says scalable, gigabit future is a priority now to deal with future broadband challenges.
Industry association reps discussed changing attitudes in Washington about broadband and concerns about political action.
Companies disagree about what fiber providers should prioritize, and whether hard standards should be set.
Hu Meena argued for fiber as preferred technology, as debate rages about what Congress should focus on.
Fiber Connect 2021 panel breaks down how open access models work, and how discussion can be framed.
Leaked infra proposal has base 100 Mbps speeds, Apple's phones getting 5G, Newsom signs broadband bill, FTC money recovery bill.
Debate has pitted certain tech over others, but the WIA says all broadband tech must be considered.
CEO Esser to step down, ISPs spent $234 million lobbying in two years, fixed-wireless as solution to digital divide.
Experts argue for significant changes in order for broadband mapping efforts to be successful.
New, easier fiber installations could address shortage in trained staff.
Without further word on what to expect in the bipartisan infrastructure framework, Doug Dawson examines what direction it could take.
More experts weigh in on the fiber debate, but point to other technologies as important for the future of connectivity.
Open access provisions in municipal builds could alleviate fears of competition concerns with ISPs.
A decade after the advent of LTE, the next-generation 5G will be, and already is, a critical resource for Americans.
Consultancy says fiber deployment costs are going down, which could mean more pure fiber plays.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says expansion of fiber is the only way California keeps up with demand for broadband.
The speed of the broadband service used was only one component of the issues students faced.