Telecom and utility companies have been clashing on replacement costs.
The framework could help free up more spectrum to meet rising demand, some experts said.
Some see potential in advancing 5G technology while others worry about connectivity performance
A petition called for broadband consumer label to not require providers to disclose monthly fees.
The Buy America mandate could seriously hamper the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment program.
Strict domestic manufacturing requirements may hinder the success of the $42.5 billion BEAD Program.
Why have internet prices remained constant while demand surges? It all boils down to investment.
Panelists are concerned that states may not have had the prescriptive guidance needed to maximize funding.
The musician recently announced a 2024 bid for the presidency.
According to analysis, the middle class spends on average $69 per month on internet service.
WISPA’s letter notes that many of its member are small providers that serve sparsely populated areas.
'There are serious questions about whether a strong, effective label is achievable with a 2–2 Commission'
One trade group warns about providers leaving the program if data collection too onerous.
The Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act may harm the ability of broadband infrastructure to grow.
The FCC should incorporate the mapping data from local governments to avoid overbuilding, ensure technology neutrality.
Carr said he’s “very glad to hear” of Musk’s Twitter purchase, but still thinks Section 230 reform is necessary.
The conservative firebrand attributes says the banning of her personal Twitter is the result of social media’s left-wing bias.
A coalition of telecommunication trade associations were unable to sway the court.
Apple CEO is not a fan of the legislation that would allow third-parties to bypass Apple store payments.
The timeline was provided by Associate Administrator Doug Kinkoph, although the agency plans to meet statutory deadlines.
Telecom industry associations are asking for an exemption from 'Buy American' provisions in the infrastructure bill.
Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
Industry bigwigs say the decision paves the way for next-generation Wi-Fi.
The committee did not raise Gigi Sohn’s nomination during its meeting.
Industry reacts to the appointments of Rosenworcel as first permanent woman chair, Sohn as first openly gay commissioner.
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 governments in its development of more...
April 1, 2021 – In response to President Joe Biden’s new infrastructure “American Jobs Plan,” including $100 billion for broadband projects, many in the broadband industry...
March 23, 2021 – A former Federal Communications Commissioner and a former chairman of the agency exchanged disagreements Monday over a large broadband funding bill re-introduced...
February 25, 2021 – Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Jacky Rosen, D-Nevada, introduced the American Broadband Buildout Act Wednesday, a bipartisan bill to ensure that rural...
February 11, 2021 – Democratic Senators applauded Wednesday increased spending on subsidized internet devices and access as part of the House’s coronavirus relief reconciliation proposal. Senators...
January 27, 2021 – Keynoting Wednesday’s State of the Net Conference, former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell urged the new administration of Joe Biden to...
January 12, 2021 – In the wake of a riot at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump on January 6, Congress is turning...
The House of Representatives passed an end of the year omnibus bill on Monday, which included six provisions from the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee. The...
December 22, 2020 – Late Monday night, Congress approved a $900 billion coronavirus relief package sending desperately needed aid to Americans reeling from the global pandemic....