Europeans can now turn off artificial intelligence-recommended videos and content.
Rulemaking could unlock critical capacity in the 12.2 GHz spectrum band.
This year, the spotlight is on infrastructure integration, collaboration, and technology innovation.
A crucial step would be for the NTIA to provide Buy America waivers for BEAD-funded projects, panelists said.
There are 'locations where we know it is not possible to receive that level of service,' said Maine's broadband authority.
The NTIA has acknowledged a clear preference for fiber in its bipartisan infrastructure deployment effort.
Trade groups and other organizations disagreed over issues such as spectrum sharing.
An executive order bans the federal government from using spyware deployed for human rights abuses.
Legislation to be considered include revealing Chinese backers of apps and getting investment for semiconductor manufacturers.
Prioritizing fiber builds will increase cost and deployment time, says WISPA report.
Alan Davidson’s response to Daines, dated Tuesday, says the NTIA will combat overbuilding, but does not mention unlicensed spectrum.
The NTIA approved eight more planning grants Monday.
The coalition sent a letter to NTIA head Alan Davidson urging the agency to reconsider the policies outlined in the BEAD NOFO.
The FCC also mandated that internet service provider labels be machine-readable.
WISPA’s letter notes that many of its member are small providers that serve sparsely populated areas.
'The only way to get that density is to get fiber out there. That allows you to get more subs with your wireless.'
Hurdles WISPs face include defining reliable service, regulatory burdens, and financial requirements, experts say.
'Everyone says, ‘Oh, there’s going to be a workforce shortage,’ but no one is really focusing on it.'
'Their absence is noted, and it illustrates their indifference towards the needs of rural Americans and our rural communities.'
The White House released a "comprehensive framework" for the regulation of digital assets.
One trade group warns about providers leaving the program if data collection too onerous.
Zumwalt’s tenure will begin on June 1.
Aiken was previously the president and CEO of the Wireless Internet Service Provers Association.
Meta and Google face allegations that they coordinated advertising practices to lock out their competition.
Advocates say strict compliance requirements may economically harm small providers.
NTIA Administrator Alan Davidson and other top broadband officials have agreed to speak at Broadband Breakfast for Lunch Events.
Aiken helped elevate the profile of the wireless association in Washington.
Broadband providers must now create “broadband nutrition labels” which list pricing and speed information.
Industry also debated merits of fiber versus other technologies, and speeds.
Many WISPs are no longer merely "wireless" internet service providers, but offer fiber-optics in a hybrid solution.
At our October 13, 2021, event, we'll discuss trends toward hybrid technology and government grants by WISPs.
The Las Vegas trade show Wispapalooza 2021 is back from October 11-October 14, 2021, and it's bigger than ever.
Sticking with the current FCC minimum, the proposed rule still leans into Biden administration talk of symmetrical speeds.
Many in Washington aren’t holding their breath for the broadband infrastructure deal to collapse.
Rep. Anna Eshoo reintroduces her 'dig once' legislation, Vice President touts Tribal funding, plus a new LEO library.
Keynote speakers at Day 2 of WISPA America tackled broadband speed thresholds, infrastructure and federal programs.
RDOF reverse auction criticized again, Google ups revenues during Covid, California survey on broadband access for K-12 students.
WISPA holds first trade show in two years, which touched upon broadband infrastructure, mapping, spectrum and other topics.
Associations want inclusion in infrastructure plan, BroadbandNow report on state of broadband, and report says U.S. leads EU on broadband.
April 1, 2021 – In response to President Joe Biden’s new infrastructure “American Jobs Plan,” including $100 billion for broadband […]