The commission has been exploring the broadening of the E-Rate program, a high-cost program under the Universal Service Fund.
15% of applicants said they still haven’t begun work to remove equipment as of October.
Commissioner Simington stated that the commission was in “a little bit of an emergency phase.”
How will the power struggle over information technology and policy play out in the coming year?
The Senate recently passed a measure banning the app from government devices.
The FCC and industry have said there is a shortfall in rip and replace funding.
The RWA told the FCC its members are struggling to get loans to fulfil Rip and Replace obligations.
A comment period on the new fund will run through January 23.
The FCC’s order prevents future authorizations of equipment on the commission’s “Covered List” of national security threats.
TechFreedom cites Supreme Court's EPA decision as limit on FCC authority to broaden agency fees.
Broadband Breakfast is kicking off a year-in-review with key developments in digital infrastructure.
The newly signed bill puts the U.S. on the offensive against Chinese companies such as Huawei and ZTE.
Rural Wireless Association is concerned rip and replace will not compensate for costs related to supply chain and labor issues.
House Democrats delayed a vote on broadband infrastructure again, as $1.75 trillion reconciliation package brings greater party unity.
Bipartisan Senate bill clears the House, FCC auction prices climb higher, tech groups oppose newly proposed fee
Former FCC commissioner confused by Biden, China Mobile only choosing Huawei and ZTE, and AT&T partners with Frontier.
The FCC details rip and replace fund, UTOPIA Fiber is getting involved in Bozeman project, FCC rolls out robocall database.
Companies, industries, and associations chime in on FCC equipment blacklist proposal.
Diversified Communications Group said the FCC flubbed on adding Hytera to blacklist.
The Communist government has access to a vast trove from Chinese-made apps.
Nebraska said FCC made inaccuracies in RDOF decision, committee pushes secure equipment forward, T-Mobile sunsetting Sprint network.
Huawei scoffs at FCC rip and replace, rural broadband bill moves in committee, franchise fees appeal, Calif. broadband bill integral.
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