Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.
Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Shelley Moore Capito listed infrastructure fund disbursement among their foremost focuses for the coming year.
Treasury Department departed from its original proposed rule, granting recipients flexibility on broadband download and upload speeds.
Comments are due on February 4, 2022, focused on the infrastructure grants, middle-mile program, and digital equity planning grants.
The hope is coordination problems will be relieved when the Senate confirms NTIA head.
President Joe Biden and FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel commend agreement on 5G delay around airports.
Despite their initial refusal to delay, Verizon and AT&T reversed course on their position to delay 5G deployment around airports.
Industry bigwigs say the decision paves the way for next-generation Wi-Fi.
The report notes need for separating broadband access data from other consumer stats.
Nevada, Louisiana, American Samoa and Puerto Rico will join.
Broadband Breakfast is kicking off a year-in-review with key developments in digital infrastructure.
It is in Amazon's interest to twist the arm of lawmakers and prevent protections against internet scams.
Commerce and Treasury departments will bar investment and exports for Beijing-aligned companies.
The committee did not raise Gigi Sohn’s nomination during its meeting.
New documents allegedly reveal Huawei is more involved with Chinese surveillance than previously known.
They also believe Alan Davidson will be viewed more favorably to head the NTIA.
An American Enterprise Institute panel proposed Congress increase regulator resources rather than actively try to hinder Big Tech.
Gov. Northam announced funding that he hopes would bring Virginia's broadband penetration up to 90 percent.
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The commissioner also said he thinks Biden will support Big Tech contributions to the Universal Service Fund.
The administration’s efforts are mostly directed at curtailing the Chinese government.
Gigi Sohn explained her positions on issues facing the FCC.
The National Association of Broadcasters raised concern about FCC nominee Gigi Sohn's ties to defunct streaming service Locast.
Sohn and Biden NTIA nominee Alan Davidson will undergo confirmation hearings next Wednesday.
TPI released their broadband map, which tracks speeds, availability, and adoption rates across the country.
President Biden’s social safety net and climate package now faces hurdles in the Senate.
Senators pointed to FCC's initiatives on mapping, which will need to be good to maximize federal funds for broadband.
Rural advocates are asking for accountability for infrastructure bill spending on broadband.
The committee released a memo stating that “small lapses” led to many prominent cyberattacks this year.
Among the bills sent to the House, the committee passed two on telecom and one on consumer safety.
The groups sent a letter emphasizing the need for internet access expansion ahead of Wednesday confirmation hearings.
Industry reactions to Biden's signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 on Monday.
President Biden celebrated $65 billion for broadband deployment.
The White House is holding a signing ceremony for President Biden to sign the infrastructure bill into law.
The newly signed bill puts the U.S. on the offensive against Chinese companies such as Huawei and ZTE.
Raimondo said to expect relatively quick turnaround on broadband affordability and job creation, longer timeline on fiber buildouts.
Rural Wireless Association is concerned rip and replace will not compensate for costs related to supply chain and labor issues.
After a push by President Biden, House leaders allowed for a vote on the infrastructure legislation, with some GOP support.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi faces final challenges from moderate House Democrats in push to pass President Biden’s spending bill Friday.