There is simply no business case for investment in many rural areas without more effective public-private partnerships.
USTelecom is leading the charge on a new, more precise, approach to broadband reporting and mapping.
In 1996, Congress required incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) to unbundle and resell portions of their networks to upstart companies at discounted and government-set rates.
In a recent spending bill, Congress made $600 million available for additional broadband deployment to America’s rural areas.
[Commentary] Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has a lot on his plate.
[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission estimated in 2017 that to deploy high-speed broadband to 98 percent of American homes, it would cost $40 billion. For 100 percent, the cost doubles.
[Commentary] The Federal communications Commission’s rulemaking process is an important step toward shaping a modern network neutrality framework that doesn’t shackle innovation to a pole erected in the era of black and white films.
[Commentary] The truth is: Our internet was open, dynamic and growing before the Title II disruption, and it will remain so after.
[Commentary] Everyone in this country passionately supports an open internet.
[Commentary] The Trump administration has rightly recognized the importance of advanced communications networks, having included telecommunications in an initial list of critical infrastructure priorities.