In states, concerns with fairness of FCC's rural broadband fund

Amid widely conflicting reports of how many Americans truly lack access to high-speed internet, state broadband officials said that there

'Digital Equity Act' proposes $250 million annually for cities, states

The Digital Equity Act of 2019,  introduced in Sept 2019 by Rep.

North Carolina looks to challenge FCC over broadband coverage

North Carolina officials are streamlining a self-reporting tool that allows residents to document their internet speed, in hopes of mounting a challenge against the Federal Communication Commission’s broadband coverage map data. Jeff Sural, direct

Senate bill would create rural broadband office at FCC

A recently introduced Senate bill would create a dedicated office for rural-broadband expansion inside the Federal Communications Commission. If enacted, the legislation would order the FCC to create an Office of Rural Broadband.

Broadband expert says USDA shutdown is hurting rural internet expansion

For municipalities looking to start their own broadband services, 2019 hasn’t gotten off to a great start.

Universal broadband: New York City announces search for partners

The Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer in New York City recently released a request for information (RFI) to gather input from industry experts on the city’s plan to provide universal broadband, connecting every resident and business i

San Rafael kicks off push to build 'iterative' website as part of digital services overhaul

San Rafael, California, is aiming to build a new website with the public’s help, following in the footsteps of major metropolises like Boston and New York City by launching a beta version of the overhauled web portal before rolling out a full vers