Some fear that state offices will lack the necessary resources to fully participate in the fabric challenge process.
Sleeper issue could derail a state’s ability to spend its broadband infrastructure allocation effectively
Beginning financial planning early and allow time to tweak statutes that may stand in the way of certain funding options.
Local communities understand their own needs, said Arkansas’s Glen Howie.
Applications are due mid-November, state officials said, and awards will likely be announced by early December.
'We want to help you help us.'
'If…you’re leasing that data from a private entity, you can’t just hand it over to another private entity.'
Study says California and Texas will be the biggest BEAD winners, with grants of more than $3 billion each.
'Community-anchor institutions have been and are the connective tissue that make delivering high-speed internet access possible,' he said.
To deploy the infrastructure itself, states must focus on user buy-in as well as network deployment.
Louisiana enjoys 'absolute alignment' between the governor, legislature, and local officials on closing the digital divide.
The CPF allows the state to contribute more money toward builds, the state official said.
Some third parties are wondering about the terms on which they will be able to access the FCC's mapping fabric.
There is a 'massive difference' between federal Form 477 data and state maps in Georgia and North Carolina
Arkansas, Connecticut, Indiana, Nebraska and North Dakota are the latest recipients.
The luminary emphasized literacy on cybersecurity and accessibility features for disabled individuals.
A bill dedicating $150 million of anticipated federal funding to create a new state broadband office to coordinate and accelerate […]