The NTIA's notice of funding opportunity stops short of explicitly endorsing municipal broadband as the preferred model.
The administration’s efforts are mostly directed at curtailing the Chinese government.
Funds targeted towards internet providers in areas with poor digital access across 19 states.
From direct fiber connections to low-earth orbit satellites, libraries can provide public Wi-Fi through varying means.
The number of states restricting municipal broadband networks has dropped during the pandemic.
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November 17, 2020 – In the second major showdown between the CEOs of Twitter and Facebook and senators within less […]
September 23, 2020 – Individuals representing different facets of rural broadband – traditional telecom companies, rural electric utilities, wireless providers […]
September 15, 2020 — Don’t talk to Portland, Oregon, about what it’s like to challenge the federal government. They’ve also […]
August 12, 2020 — The United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld major portions of the Federal Communications […]
June 26, 2020 — Maintaining learning initiatives as the COVID-19 pandemic forced a hasty transition to virtual education was a […]
Sens. Edward Markey, D-Mass., Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, on Thursday joined 31 of […]
What makes one community flourish while another one struggles? Lack of jobs and essential amenities are often cited as reasons […]
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday authorized more than $61.8 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to […]
Two separate bi-partisan groups of state attorneys general on Friday confirmed that they are launching antitrust investigations into tech giant […]
WASHINGTON, December 1, 2009 - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said Tuesday it will provide close to $3.4 million in grants to improve Internet connections...