The NTIA has awarded $13 million to open network projects.
The proposals detail plans for the $42.5 billion broadband expansion program.
Comments are due to Oregon's broadband office on December 10, and to the University of Hawaii by December 9.
It is the second state to start ground-truthing broadband data as part of the $42.5 billion program under IIJA.
Right-of-way disputes regularly hold up deployments, providers said.
The new guidelines specify that only subscribers of 100 * 20 Mbps service will have speed tests accepted.
Feinman is also architect of the BEAD matching funds program: He will keynote BEAD Implementation Summit on September 21.
Space is extremely limited for the in-person event; Zoom in instead with the Broadband Breakfast community.
The next phase of broadband mapping is going to be very much state-driven, said panelists.
Panel discussions will explore precursors to BEAD, private match funding, state broadband planning and more
Outlines subgrant processes and application scoring criteria.
Maine is one of the first states to submit its plan to the NTIA, following Delaware.
ISPs can’t be expected to understand all program rules and processes, event hears.
'A data-driven approach will encourage states to be more transparent, open and honest.’
Virginia is waiting for data on the number of unserved and underserved locations in the state.
Cartesian predictions follow closely with BEAD allocation announcements on Monday.
Permitting delays could make the five-year deployment timeline difficult to meet, panelists said.
Dr. Tamarah Holmes, Director of the Office of Broadband for the Commonwealth of Virginia, on program.
Efforts in multiple states aim to address connectivity challenges for low-income residents.
“The privacy landscape in the U.S. is likely to become more complicated before it gets any easier.”
Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, D.C, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, N.D., Pennsylvania, S.C., Virginia, and W.V. received awards.
Alabama, Colorado, New Mexico, New York, Kansas and Pennsylvania had broadband-related measures on the ballot.
The New York Times reported that Twitter is pausing its pay-for-verification system until after midterm elections.
The authorization comes three weeks after the commission denied funding to Starlink and LTD Broadband.
What should state leaders be doing to procure a safer, healthier information environment?
Emerging state-level privacy bills have common threads with existing ones in California, Colorado and Virginia.
Gov. Northam announced funding that he hopes would bring Virginia's broadband penetration up to 90 percent.
Both states join California as the only ones with comprehensive privacy laws, but experts say a federal bill should fill the regulatory void.
Over 400,000 locations across the U.S. will get broadband in this funding wave.
The number of states restricting municipal broadband networks has dropped during the pandemic.
Huawei scoffs at FCC rip and replace, rural broadband bill moves in committee, franchise fees appeal, Calif. broadband bill integral.
Fed funding prioritizing trusted network supplies, Frontier sued for speed claims, Charter wants waiver on areas, Internet Explorer support ending.
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