Between supply chain disruptions and the rising price of goods, the increased costs of fiber deployment could be pushed onto consumers.
The December meeting includes digital discrimination prevention, phone service accessibility, and satellite application processes.
Growing fears of recession trigger pullback on previous rosy forecasts.
The Fiber Broadband Association has said there is up-to 60 weeks of wait for materials necessary for fiber deployment.
One fiber tools company says inflation is hitting broadband developers hard.
Government officials say inflationary pressures may make connecting rural America harder than previously anticipated.