NTCA is concerned federal broadband funding in tribal areas may not be enough for long-term support.
'There are just an incredible amount of even management positions that would be well-suited to develop through an apprentice program.'
Does the 'Broadband Grant Tax Treatment Act' stand a chance?
A federal judge ruled that CostQuest made no misrepresentations in its bid for the FCC mapping contract.
One of the biggest problems with getting broadband access to all Americans is not just deployment but adoption.
Fiber networks have a unique capacity to keep broadband prices low for low-income communities, proponents say.
Attendance at the fiber show jumped from 2,041 attendees last June to 2,854 registrants as of Friday.
Rural communities vary in broadband needs, making community engagement essential for breaching the digital divide.
Alan Davidson urges the importance of state activity in deploying broadband funds.
NTIA Administrator Alan Davidson broke news on infrastructure implementation during his conversation with Broadband Breakfast this week.
Advocates say strict compliance requirements may economically harm small providers.
The playbook was discussed in a webinar Friday afternoon.
Amid internet blackouts in Ukraine, Starlink is providing internet to keep Ukrainians connected during the invasion.
Expanding the number of internet providers eligible to contribute to the fund may decrease costs for telecommunications providers and consumers.
The Fiber Broadband Association and the NTCA Rural Broadband Association said it will release the book before May 2022.
Partnerships for broadband need to emphasize community engagement to improve connectivity
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
Panel with broadband and wireless industry lobbyists wrestle with need for symmetrical internet, and press for fiber.
The bipartisan infrastructure framework faces hurdles before it because law. We'll discuss the process in Congress.
And lawmakers hope to iron out some wrinkles in infrastructure bill.
Organizations say preponderance of illegal calls don't come from facilities-based providers.
The mission of Broadband Breakfast is to help make broadband technology and internet policy more accessible for all.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says expansion of fiber is the only way California keeps up with demand for broadband.
NTCA's Shirley Bloomfield on driving improvements for rural broadband.
New York sued over $15 internet, Apple faces EU antitrust allegations, California surveys conclude, and 5G device adoption grows.
Associations want inclusion in infrastructure plan, BroadbandNow report on state of broadband, and report says U.S. leads EU on broadband.
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