The Emergency Connectivity Fund has now committed $6.5 billion to help schools and libraries.
State officials are responsible for the disbursal of federal broadband infrastructure funds, but many offices are understaffed.
Georgia will submit 167K location challenges within days and plans to submit tens of thousands more in early January 2023.
The states will use their funding through the Capital Projects Fund to connect more than 180,000 homes and businesses.
The BEAD timeline looms large for many who worry that two months is insufficient time to correct the map.
Only a handful of states have crafted their purchasing decisions after federal rules banning certain companies' equipment.
ISP is rebutting claims of the Associated Press and The Markup story on internet deals in non-white neighborhoods
There is a 'massive difference' between federal Form 477 data and state maps in Georgia and North Carolina
National Telecommunications and Information Administration announces news on its 'Internet for All' web portal for three IIJA programs.
Bill Price discussed the work of LightBox in ensuring that states receive funding to close the digital divide.
President Joe Biden commented on closing the digital divide in his first State of the Union address.
Kinetic, a Windstream business, is plowing millions for broadband expansion in Georgia.
Airlines claim the need to cancel a many flights because of interference between altimeters and 5G transmitters.
Three broadband experts on a Broadband Breakfast live event discussed data collection and specificity of mapping.
NTIA is likely to continue to oversee the $42.5 billion for broadband from the IIJA.
The Panasonic Foundation said Investing in public-private partnerships will create better outcomes for communities.
Over 400,000 locations across the U.S. will get broadband in this funding wave.
Huawei scoffs at FCC rip and replace, rural broadband bill moves in committee, franchise fees appeal, Calif. broadband bill integral.
March 15, 2021 – Gigi Sohn, former president of advocacy group Public Knowledge, said authorities at the Federal Communications Commission and […]
February 24, 2021 – A California judge has rejected an attempt by internet service providers to prevent the state from […]
January 6, 2021 – Voters in Georgia showed out to polls in record amounts on Tuesday, surpassing the state’s all-time voting […]
In 2016, political ad spending hit $1.1 billion and it is projected to hit $2.7 billion in 2020, according to […]
A lawsuit filed Wednesday by a coalition of ten Republican state attorneys general, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, […]
Presidential candidate Joe Biden and Vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris launched a placeholder transition team website, BuildBackBetter.com, in a sign anticipating […]
The top official of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday provided an update on the agency’s approach to 5G deployment […]
The city of Fullerton, California, has turned on the first section of what will be a citywide open access network, […]
August 14, 2020 — Based on data gathered from primary elections, experts at a Thursday webinar hosted by CQ Roll […]
July 15, 2020 — The November election will be extremely vulnerable to widespread voter suppression, making it increasingly important for […]
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp recently publicized Georgia’s Broadband Availability Map, a new tool that aims to bring more transparency about […]
May 27, 2020 — What’s the role of a library in a time of crisis? Truthfully, I had no idea. […]
On Monday the United States Supreme Court determined that Georgia’s state-codified annotation system of law is not eligible for copyright […]
In light of the increased attention being paid to allegations of security vulnerabilities in telecommunications equipment manufactured by Huawei, the […]
WASHINGTON, February 20, 2020— State broadband officials play a crucial role in addressing the digital divide, and officials from Georgia […]
The Universal Service Fund should be subject to a budget cap, argued Technology Policy Institute Senior Fellows Sarah Oh and […]
WASHINGTON, September 13, 2010 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced 35 new Broadband Technology Opportunities Program grants, for a total of $482.4 million distributed...
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2010 – Chattanooga, Tennessee will now have the fastest home broadband speeds in the nation through a municipal fiber optic network. The network...
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2010 – The Commerce Department has announced nine broadband investments totaling more than $114 million in grants, in more than a dozen states....