Overreporting in maps may prove to be detrimental.
The May 10 Connect (X) session will discuss the Middle Mile Program and the key role of state broadband offices.
Louisiana was first awarded a planning grant from IIJA, first to receive ARP funding ARP and is first in per capita broadband adoption.
Two Republican-led states sued the Biden administration over alleged collusion with tech companies.
What are states focusing on in order to maximize the amount and impact of their federal broadband funding?
The onus of securing devices shouldn’t fall to the consumer, a Homeland Security cyber rep said.
State officials are responsible for the disbursal of federal broadband infrastructure funds, but many offices are understaffed.
Without efforts to drive adoption, federal investment in connectivity will fall short, agreed Brookings panelists.
Since November, library cardholders can check out Wi-Fi hotspots for home use.
Local communities understand their own needs, said Arkansas’s Glen Howie.
Only a handful of states have crafted their purchasing decisions after federal rules banning certain companies' equipment.
Alabama, Colorado, New Mexico, New York, Kansas and Pennsylvania had broadband-related measures on the ballot.
'The way you close the digital divide is you build fiber to every single rural home,' Jonathan Chambers said.
Louisiana enjoys 'absolute alignment' between the governor, legislature, and local officials on closing the digital divide.
The company's president of broadband access and adoption initiatives lauded AT&T's public-private partnerships.
Special Representative for Broadband Andy Burke announced Louisiana as first state to receive $2.9 million broadband planning grant.
The authorization comes three weeks after the commission denied funding to Starlink and LTD Broadband.
The CHIPS Act had been pushed by officials as a key bill to increase America's self sufficiency on chip manufacturing.
Officials from Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine and New Mexico outline how they are preparing for broadband funding.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration announces news on its 'Internet for All' web portal for three IIJA programs.
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.
The FCC proposes a $45-million fine against Interstate Brokers of America.
Nevada, Louisiana, American Samoa and Puerto Rico will join.
Leaders addressed strategies and importance of private spending.
Over 400,000 locations across the U.S. will get broadband in this funding wave.
Geoffrey Starks says speeds are outdated, Starlink users complain of heat-impacted services, Louisiana waiting on $180 million for broadband.
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WASHINGTON, March 5, 2010 – The Commerce Department announced an $80 million broadband investment in Louisiana on Friday morning, during a conference call hosted by Commerce...
WASHINGTON, February 19, 2010 - Commerce Secretary Gary Locke yesterday announced 10 grants totaling $357 million to help spread high-speed Internet access across the country.
WASHINGTON, February 18, 2010 - The Agriculture Department announced Wednesday it has selected 11 broadband infrastructure projects that are designed to improve educational and economic opportunities...