In keynote luncheon fireside chat, Sen. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., raised concerns about some BEAD requirements.
Texas is the highest awarded state, as 19 states set to receive more than $1 billion from BEAD.
Cost modifications will reduce the efficiency of the program, agree experts.
The FCC has said there is a $3 billion shortfall in funding to replace security threat equipment.
The proposal follows a November order temporarily halting certain foreign licenses.
Between supply chain disruptions and the rising price of goods, the increased costs of fiber deployment could be pushed onto consumers.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'We want to make sure that the FCC has to...detect, problems long before they become crises.'
A bill introduced this month requires the FCC to investigate the need to expand base of Universal Service Fund.
DENVER, January 9, 2014 – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper referred to the significant of high-speed internet, or broadband access, in his state of the state speech...