Universal Broadband

Here’s how NextLink—the biggest CAF II auction winner—is spending its $281 million

NextLink, the internet service provider owned by AMG Technology Investment Group LLC, was the biggest winner in the recent Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF II) auction.

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Internet Innovation Alliance

Date: 
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:00 to 12:00

Welcome & Intros: Congressman Rick Boucher, IIA Honorary Chairman

SESSION 1: Policy Prescription to Advance Telemedicine

Panel moderated by Dr. Karen Rheuban, Medical Director, Office of Telemedicine and Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Health



Republicans Seek FCC Briefing on USTelecom Petition

House Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) want more information from the Federal Communications Commission on a 

Could Vermont Become the First State With Universal Broadband?

A Q&A with Vermont gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist.

Tired of slow, unreliable Internet? Orange County (NC) residents could have a new option

In 2019, over 2,600 rural households in primarily northern Orange County (NC) will have a new option because of a public-private project worked out with Open Broadband LLC.

Nearly one-in-five teens can’t always finish their homework because of the digital divide

Some 15% of US households with school-age children do not have a high-speed internet connection at home, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of 2015 US Census Bureau data.

NTIA seeks comment on broadband data collection

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 directs the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to update the national broadband availability map in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission and the states.

Chairman Pai Remarks at India Mobile Congress

Throughout my time here in New Delhi, I look forward to strengthening friendships—and building new ones—with colleagues across both government and industry. Together, we can help deliver digital opportunity for all those we represent.

Chairman Pai and Commissioner Rosenworcel say we need a 'national mission' to fix rural broadband

One thing Democrats and Republicans do agree on: The digital divide undercutting rural America needs to be fixed. But figuring out the details of achieving this goal is where the two sides diverge.

AT&T’s fix for the broadband mapping problem? Get everyone’s address

AT&T is proposing a potential solution to our broadband mapping problem: Get everyone’s address.