“We have put our thumb on the scale for fiber,” said Joseph Wender, director the Treasury Department's broadband fund.
The recruiting of 29 outside experts at the NTIA comes a day before the agency announced a new spectrum coordination initiative with the FCC.
Expanding the number of internet providers eligible to contribute to the fund may decrease costs for telecommunications providers and consumers.
Some are warning that federal infrastructure money should not go toward subsidizing old networks.
Consultants say the Federal Communications Commission has the authority to do so.
Bipartisan Senate bill clears the House, FCC auction prices climb higher, tech groups oppose newly proposed fee
The FCC is looking at how to promote broadband competition and access in buildings.
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
Panel with broadband and wireless industry lobbyists wrestle with need for symmetrical internet, and press for fiber.
Sticking with the current FCC minimum, the proposed rule still leans into Biden administration talk of symmetrical speeds.
Libraries are a crucial “third space” between work and home and connective tissue in a democratic and egalitarian society.
Will the 12 GHz band be opened for 5G uses or remain exclusively for satellite services?
Industry groups ask for 5G space on 12 GHz band, new hotline for vaccines, NAB on Fox free speech case.
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February 10, 2021 – The government is spending enough money to get every single American connected to high-speed broadband, but […]
February 8, 2021—Amending too rashly or quickly the internet intermediary liability provision of the Telecommunications Act will harm smaller companies […]
The House of Representatives passed an end of the year omnibus bill on Monday, which included six provisions from the […]
December 22, 2020 – Late Monday night, Congress approved a $900 billion coronavirus relief package sending desperately needed aid to […]
Sunday evening, Congress announced reaching a deal on an emergency coronavirus relief package, which includes $7 billion in funding to […]
December 3, 2020 – It is possible to revamp the Telecom Act of 1996 and fund broadband infrastructure simultaneously – […]
See “Congress Can Rewrite the Telecom Act as It Funds Internet Infrastructure, Say Broadband Breakfast Panelists,” Broadband Breakfast, December 3, […]
November 16, 2020 – Officials associated with INCOMPAS, the Internet and Competitive Networks Association, on Thursday predicted that there would […]
September 24, 2020 — Although much of the focus over proposed changes to Section 230 centers around how Big Tech […]
September 18, 2020 — Karl Rove, former senior advisor to President George W. Bush, on Tuesday argued that in order […]
Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 — Preview of The INCOMPAS Show Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12 […]
March 25, 2020 – Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., along with several other colleagues, announced the Keeping Critical Connections Act to help rural […]
Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – Broadband, the Coronavirus and Keep America Connected” Pledge. Follow upcoming […]
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Friday urged broadband and telephone service providers to take the Keep Americans Connected […]
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2020 – House Energy and Commerce subcommittee chairman Mike Doyle, D-Penn., Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, and […]
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2020 – Panelists at the INCOMPAS policy summit Tuesday looked back with fondness on the Federal Communication […]
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2020 — Dane Jasper, CEO of mid-size internet service provider Sonic, promoted his brand and challenged that […]
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2020 – Private partnerships play a more crucial role in rural broadband buildout than all the federal […]
WASHINGTON, November 14. 2019- Despite the approval of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger by the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of […]