Access to serviceable Internet is of serious importance in Aiken County (SC) and surrounding areas, said Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Will Williams. "Many of our areas don't have broadband capabilities because of where they
Facebook, Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel Ltd.’s Ugandan unit, and Mauritius-based Bandwidth & Cloud Services Group laid nearly 500 miles of fiber-optic cable across the isolated northwest of Uganda. The project, begun in early 2017 and com
A Q&A with Jeremy Hegle, a senior community development adviser for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The Federal Reserve Bank is trying convince businesses that the digital divide is their problem, too. He said:
One of the most interesting aspects of the recently-completed Connect America Fund (CAF) II auction is the strong showing by smaller, non-traditional service providers.
In an era that’s buzzing with talk of autonomous vehicles and virtual wallets, mere access to broadband internet remains out of reach for many.
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) hammered the Federal Communications Commission at a hearing for not investing enough in subsidizing and deploying broadband to rural areas like his home state, calling it an "unacceptable failur
Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) have joined a bipartisan group urging the Department of Agriculture to direct funding for broadband internet expansion to high-need rural areas.
A Q&A with Garrett Dunwoody, who oversees the Information Systems and Technology Department at the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD), which manages and protects 63,000 acres down the middle of the San Francisco Peninsula into S
This event will put a spotlight on Latinx from across the country who are generating innovative connectivity solutions and using technology for social change. Panelists will include:
Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner
Roxanna Barboza, NHMC Policy Fellow
Teresa Basilio, Resilient Just Technologies
Edwin Reed-Sanchez, SayCel
Yamil Lora, THE POINT
Naysia Valdez, Detroit Community Technology Project
Tribal lands have lower levels of broadband access than the rest of the nation. Congress has prioritized identifying unserved areas and targeting funds to increase broadband deployment, including on tribal lands.