Internet/Broadband

Coverage of how Internet service is deployed, used and regulated.

Slower spending by AT&T, Level 3/CenturyLink results in lower North American optical capex, says analyst

AT&T and CenturyLink have cut back or delayed big purchases of next-generation optical gear. The slower spending trends at these two carriers combined with weak cloud and colocation capital expenditure spending by other providers drove what Ci

Vermont governor directs state to ensure ‘net neutrality’

Gov Phil Scott (R-VT) is working to ensure that all state contracts with internet providers include network neutrality protections. He signed an executive order that applies to all state departments, commissions and boards.

President Trump's Infrastructure Plan Unveiled, And It's Light on Broadband

President Donald Trump’s long-awaited infrastructure proposal was finally unveiled on February 12, 2018.

Remarks of Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Regional Smart Cities Forum

The Federal Communications Commission should create more incentives for companies to deploy service over fixed and mobile wireless networks to undercapitalized communities. One way we can do this, is by making wireless spectrum available through a

FCC Agenda for Open Meeting February 22, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Fixed wireless is a big deal. Here’s why

[Commentary]  Companies across the gamut are investing in new fixed wireless services. And government money aimed at bridging the digital divide could help fund further fixed wireless deployments.

Opening Remarks Of Chairman Ajit Pai At The National Congress Of American Indians Executive Council Winter Session

Increasing access to broadband and other telecommunications services in rural areas, including on Tribal lands, has been one of my top priorities. The good news is that the percentage of Americans living on Tribal lands who lack access to high-spe

Chairman Walden: President Trump Receptive on Broadband

During a House Commerce Committee markup, multiple Democrats harped on the lack of dedicated broadband money in the White House infrastructure proposal. “Will this committee take the lead?” asked Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT).

New Street Research: In Wireless ‘Clash of the Titans,’ Cable Wins

New Street Research managing partner Jonathan Chaplin said the cable business is going to look vastly different in the next five years. “Today the wireless and cable industries have completely separate networks.

Net Neutrality Backers Want Rep Coffman on CRA

Rep. Mike Coffman’s position that using a Congressional Review Act resolution to restore Obama-era network neutrality rules is a “non-starter” because it defers to agency rulemaking is not sitting well with net neutrality advocates.