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NTIA Requests Feedback on Improving Broadband Availability Data

Congress recognized the deficiencies of the current broadband data collection process when it directed National Telecommunications and Information Administration to update the national broadband availability map.

ISPs to Senate: Limit RUS Overbuilds

Cable operators and other broadband providers want to use the Farm Bill to remove a long-time thorn in their sides, broadband subsidies that allow for major overbuilding of existing providers.

Sens Leahy And Daines Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Broadband To Rural Americans

Sens Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Steve Daines (R- MT) have introduced the bipartisan Reprioritizing Unserved Rural Areas and Locations for Broadband (RURAL Broadband) Act of 2018, which will prioritize federal funds that are used to provide broadband

VT Telecom Chairman Backs Up Chairman Pai Deregulatory Defense

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai got some fan mail, once removed, and an assist from a small telecommunication company in responding to Hill queries about the impact of his broadband deregulatory policies.

Senators Challenge FCC Rural Broadband Map

Republican and Democratic senators are expressing concerns about the coverage map the Federal Communications Commission is planning to use to decide where to put more than $4.5 billion in rural broadband subsidies, and they want more time to chall

Chairman Pai tells Dahlonega (GA) audience what government is doing about rural broadband issues

Progress is being made and more is coming on rural broadband issues, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said while attending a forum in Dahlonega (GA).

Sens Udall, Gardner Introduce Bill to Put Wi-Fi on School Buses

Sens Tom Udall (D-NM) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced a bill to put wireless internet on school buses in order to help students without broadband access at home get online to study and do homework.

FCC Commissioner Carr Announces Great Plains Broadband Tour

Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr will visit the Great Plains from May 29 to June 1, with events in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota. The trip will focus on rural broadband deployment, including the opportunities it creat

Date/Location Details: 

Next Century Cities

Date: 
Mon, 07/23/2018 - 08:00 to Tue, 07/24/2018 - 17:00

This two-day event is free for municipalities and will bring together broadband champions, community leaders, and policy experts from federal, state, and local government to discuss today's most pressing issues in broadband deployment.



Chairman Pai marks achievement of Internet in every NC classroom

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai joined NC Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and other state leaders to celebrate a goal more than 10 years in the making: connecting every classroom in the state with broadband Internet access.