The FCC is looking at how to promote broadband competition and access in buildings.
NCTA said the FCC should deny exclusive access to these buildings, but not exclusive wiring agreements.
And lawmakers hope to iron out some wrinkles in infrastructure bill.
Sticking with the current FCC minimum, the proposed rule still leans into Biden administration talk of symmetrical speeds.
CEO Esser to step down, ISPs spent $234 million lobbying in two years, fixed-wireless as solution to digital divide.
The bipartisan Hassan-Capito bill would provide state and local governments with new financing options for broadband projects.
April 6, 2021 – Senate Democrats and independents are pushing the Federal Communications Commission to include state, regional and tribal […]
April 1, 2021 – In response to President Joe Biden’s new infrastructure “American Jobs Plan,” including $100 billion for broadband […]
March 23, 2021 – A former Federal Communications Commissioner and a former chairman of the agency exchanged disagreements Monday over […]
February 25, 2021 – Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Jacky Rosen, D-Nevada, introduced the American Broadband Buildout Act Wednesday, a […]
February 11, 2021 – Democratic Senators applauded Wednesday increased spending on subsidized internet devices and access as part of the […]
January 27, 2021 – Keynoting Wednesday’s State of the Net Conference, former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell urged the […]
January 12, 2021 – In the wake of a riot at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump […]
The House of Representatives passed an end of the year omnibus bill on Monday, which included six provisions from the […]
December 22, 2020 – Late Monday night, Congress approved a $900 billion coronavirus relief package sending desperately needed aid to […]
November 30, 2020 — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Monday announced today that he would step down from […]
June 12, 2020 — A new bill introduced by Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-N.C., would get rid of a Federal […]
May 26, 2020 — On Friday, Sens. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, John Boozman, R-Arkansas, Gary Peters, D-Michigan, Angus […]
May 18, 2020 — Deregulation of healthcare will increase competition and personal choice, said Federal Trade Commissioner Christine S. Wilson […]
May 13, 2020 — “Among the 10 largest countries in world, the U.S. is the only nation that reported no […]
The BroadbandNow database company released its fifth report tracking home internet speeds. The data comes from the 200 most populous […]
The cable and broadband association NCTA on Wednesday released a a report saying that growth in peak internet traffic nationally […]
NCTA, an internet and television association, urged the Federal Communications Commission to choose census blocks as the smallest bidding unit […]
Sens. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on Tuesday asked Google for information about the company’s recently announced COVID-19 […]
The commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission announced at the start of the Commission’s monthly meeting – perhaps the first […]
Various internet trade groups praised the Senate’s passage of the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act on Tuesday. […]
WASHINGTON, January 30, 2020 – Even though broadband is often considered a part of interstate commerce, city leaders need to […]
Nearly 100 percent of internet modems, routers, and other equipment sold to residential broadband subscribers in 2018 met the energy-efficiency […]
The Hill reports that dozens of consumer advocacy groups have called for congressional committees and regulatory agencies to impose a […]
Trade negotiations with the U.S. and China are “right back on track,” said President Trump this Saturday at the G20 […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 – The framework for federal privacy regulation is emerging as another flashpoint in some conservatives’ political […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Telecommunications industry and advocacy organizations on Wednesday and Thursday reacted to the introduction of the LIFT America […]
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 – The nation’s leading telecommunications companies on Thursday announced a new broadband mapping pilot initiative that […]
WASHINGTON, November 23, 2017 – Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday praised plans by Federal Communications […]
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 – Rural areas of Tennessee have lost business because they don’t have access to high-speed internet, […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: With the House Rules Committee’s decision to press for a House vote on internet privacy on Tuesday, […]
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2017 — In a statement released on the web site of the Federal Communications Communications, and emailed […]
ASPEN, Colorado, August 19, 2015 - In spite of several positive efforts to reform the complex and dated rules that govern the Federal Communication Commission's universal...
WASHINGTON, October 20, 2014 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said that he and President Barack Obama agree in […]