The first operator to bring fiber to a community creates a significant barrier to entry for competitors.
Arkansas, Connecticut, Indiana, Nebraska and North Dakota are the latest recipients.
The Commerce Department has now made a total of 63 awards totaling more than $601 million in Tribal funding.
NTIA notices of funding opportunity released Friday to kick off grant disbursement.
Charter is applying for millions in broadband money to build in Tennessee.
Kamala Harris was initially slated to visit Louisiana last month, but cancelled due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Rosenworcel wants future spectrum proceeds to go toward improving next-generation 9-1-1 system.
The program, previously the Emergency Broadband Benefit, was extended by the infrastructure bill.
California also has 18 projects that are part of the state's $6-billion broadband investment under its California Comeback Plan.
President Biden’s social safety net and climate package now faces hurdles in the Senate.
Rural advocates are asking for accountability for infrastructure bill spending on broadband.
President Biden celebrated $65 billion for broadband deployment.
After a push by President Biden, House leaders allowed for a vote on the infrastructure legislation, with some GOP support.
The USF sees dip in contribution, Biden is urged to appoint fifth FCC commish, Texas broadband office can avoid overbuilding.
Rep. Anna Eshoo reintroduces her 'dig once' legislation, Vice President touts Tribal funding, plus a new LEO library.
The Biden administration aims to support broadband as the New Deal measure provided electricity in isolated rural areas.
Biden has assigned Vice President Kamala Harris with the broadband portfolio.
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