FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced the proposal at a meeting of the National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training.
After a push by President Biden, House leaders allowed for a vote on the infrastructure legislation, with some GOP support.
Netflix hit's traffic struggle, Virginia expects $2B from P3, op-ed says FCC expects states to get good maps before FCC.
More mid-band spectrum is being auctioned off, Facebook says no evidence of monopoly, BAI gets regulatory approval for Mobilitie buy.
Libraries are a crucial “third space” between work and home and connective tissue in a democratic and egalitarian society.
Libraries can do for telehealth what they did for broadband: Provide low-income folks with access to digital and healthcare literacy.
February 22, 2021—Wi-Fi capacity at home has become a focal point during the pandemic, which makes getting ahead of the […]
February 10, 2021—While the world continues a work-from-home orientation, broadband providers are searching for new and innovative solutions to keep […]
February 3, 2021—The range and number of devices on broadband networks is causing problems in the internet-connected home, and internet […]
January 22, 2021—The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition released its 2021 Policy Roadmap on Thursday—an agenda to promote open, […]
June 30, 2020 — When internet historians look back on the present day, Tuesday may end up being known as […]
These difficult times have presented enormous challenges to all of us, and, as we are urged to stay apart, digital […]
June 3, 2020 — “In a matter of three weeks, telehealth has advanced three years,” said Maryann Copenhaver, vice president […]
During this pandemic, broadband networks across the world have been put to the ultimate stress test, expected to support an […]
May 27, 2020 — What’s the role of a library in a time of crisis? Truthfully, I had no idea. […]
Cable operators are rethinking their strategies and rolling out new ways to service customers in-building, as well as to reach […]
May 21, 2020 — The implementation of smart technologies may be a key in solving economic challenges at the regional […]
May 19, 2020 — The current methods of telework are not sustainable, said Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel in a […]
May 5, 2020 – As internet connectivity grows increasingly essential, fiber optics may prove to be a better option than […]
April 10, 2020 – Data produced by cell phones is “not sufficiently accurate to be used for contact tracing,” according […]
April 7, 2020 – Federal Communications Chairman Ajit Pai identified telemedicine as the industry he is most excited about as […]
WASHINGTON, December 13, 2019 – The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday took two actions to open up the “mid-band” of […]
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 — Ignoring recommendations from the Department of Education, several members of Congress, and various broadband advocates, […]
WASINGTON, June 4, 2019 – Next generation Wi-Fi – sometimes called Wi-Fi 6 – will boast many of the capacities […]
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2017 – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association and 17 other organizations and companies on Thursday urged […]
WASHINGTON, October 10, 2014 –High-capacity internet and networked services are the future of education because they will provide instructors and students with the necessary connectivity and...
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 – The Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted to modernize of its E-Rate program Friday, reallocating […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 – Microsoft is determined to fight a recent U.S. government demand for a user’s emails on […]
WASHINGTON, December 20, 2012 – On Thursday Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore. proposed a data caps bill that encourages transparency for customers […]
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 – The U.S. State Department has acknowledged funding the establishment of independent "shadow" internet and cell-phone networks in countries with oppressive regimes,...
BOSTON, April 11, 2011 - During the Free Press National Conference on Media Reform in Boston over the weekend, Managing Editor, Jonathan Charnitski sat down with...
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 - Apple’s initial iPad 2 sales and projections for 2011 say while that Apple probably will not face much competition in tablet...
WASHINGTON, September 23, 2010 - Broadband watchers generally reacted favorably to the Federal Communications Commission's vote on Thursday to finalize rules to open vacant television channels,...
WASHINGTON, August 17, 2010 - Sam’s Club has announced that will begin to provide Wi-Fi to its United States locations by the end of November. AT&T...
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2010 - On Friday, Cisco Systems announced a partnership with Grid Net, a smart meter company that employs WiMax Technology to send data...
Google is now a wireless carrier, working with airports across the country to provide free wireless from now through January 15, the company said Tuesday. Currently,...
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2009 – Among the commentators weighing in on the Commerce Department’s broadband technologies grants on April 1, several suggested that programs should be...
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2009 - Making broadband applications more relevant in underserved and unserved communities could be a better use of stimulus funds than building infrastructure,...
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 1, 2009 - The interaction between climate change and broadband took center-stage in the third session of the Freedom to Connect conference...
WASHINGTON, December 5 - This report, authored by BroadbandCensus.com Editor Drew Clark for the Aspen Institute's Communications and Society Program in August 2007, asks and attempts...