New FCC map shows 8.3 million unserved locations.
The Mandatory Disaster Response Initiative requires providers to negotiate network sharing within nine months.
The strategy would identify gaps and limitations that would hinder coordination across federal broadband programs.
Senators on Thursday said NTIA rules set regulated rates and impose net neutrality requirements.
The bill is bipartisan, and a joint effort between the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Commerce Committee.
Technology companies, including Intel, are lobbying for legislation incentivizing domestic production of chips crucial to many sectors.
Nomination of Alvaro Bedoya to the FTC can also advance to the floor following a party-line vote.
Announcement comes after a Republican lawmaker urging agencies to reaffirm partnership on spectrum policy and coordination.
Sohn decided to recuse herself after controversy surrounding her service as a board member of the group operating Locast.
Business groups are asking Congress to supersede state laws by passing privacy legislation that sets a national standard.
Republican senators can tolerate FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, but not Commissioner-nominee Gigi Sohn, says Politico.
Republicans on Big Tech pay into USF, leaders press for long-term digital divide solution, Mayo Clinic's mobile WiFi clinic.
Lina Khan continues toward FTC role, Biden makes cybersecurity order after Colonial Pipeline, and U.S. joins the Christchurch call.
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced Monday that the FCC will hold a public auction of mid-band wireless spectrum […]
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The Founder of Broadband Census and Breakfast Breakfast, and the former executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois – […]
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After wide bipartisan acknowledgement that broadband map currently being used by the Federal Communications Commission is wildly inaccurate, Sen. Roger […]
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