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ISPs don’t want to tell the FCC exactly where they offer Internet service

The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether it should collect more accurate data about broadband deployment in the US, but cable and telecommunication lobby groups are urging the FCC to maintain the status quo.

Rosenworcel Testimony at US Senate Commerce Committee NH Field Hearing on "Expanding Broadband Infrastructure in the Granite State"

I think it’s time for a National Broadband Map that offers an honest picture of wired and wireless broadband across the country.

Trump Administration: Infrastructure Friend or Foe?

[Commentary] As a candidate, Donald Trump deserved credit for identifying a policy that damages jobs, competitiveness, and economic growth: underinvestment in infrastructure.

Frontier, CenturyLink, Windstream see broadband wireless as a gap filler for CAF-II obligations, but is it optimal?

[Commentary] Frontier's recent revelation that it intends to use fixed wireless to address the rural broadband availability problem using the second phase of the Federal Communications Commission’s Connect America Fund (CAF-II) program is set on a

AT&T disses Incompas’ 1 Gbps broadband definition proposal

AT&T says Incompas’ proposal to the Federal Communications Commission to raise the broadband definition from 25/3 Mbps to 1 Gbps will create an unrealistic environment that reaches beyond the current usage realities.

Remarks of FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn at Montana High Tech Jobs Summit

A point often lost when we talk about the digital divide is what happens when we actually bridge the divide.

Communications Workers of America to FCC: Wireless is No Substitute for Wired Internet

The Federal Communications Commission recently asked for input on whether wireless is now a substitute for wired broadband.

Lawmakers to FCC: Do Not Weaken Broadband Internet Standards for Americans

Over 30 Democratic Members of Congress sent a bicameral letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai opposing his efforts to lower broadband Internet standards for millions of Americans.

Microsoft to help expand rural broadband in 6 states

Microsoft announced it is teaming up with communities in six states to to invest in technology and related jobs in rural and smaller metropolitan areas.

Unique Model Makes Citizens a Funding Partner in Broadband Network

[Commentary] Public-private partnerships, or PPPs, are a popular way to build community broadband networks. These networks typically are the result of local government entities finding ways to partner with private companies.