Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced the Broadband Data Improvement Act (BDIA), legislation to improve the accuracy of broadband coverage maps and better direct federal fun
FCC Announces Membership And First Meeting Of The Re-Chartered Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has appointed members to serve on the re-chartered Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC).
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a package of fatally flawed plans that would fundamentally undercut Lifeline.
The internet on the Havasupai reservation (AZ) has been a mixed bag.
Access to rural broadband internet should become easier in 2019 with the passage of a Missouri law and the awarding of federal grants from the Federal Communication Commission.
Throughout the United States, rural residents lag behind their urban counterparts in broadband access. This inequity echoes through disparities in access to jobs, education and healthcare, while harming the ability of rural communities to attract and retain businesses and residents. Broadband access has become a major driver of a larger urban-rural divide. However, local leaders are leading innovative plans to bridge that divide.
Sen Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and her fellow Senate Broadband Caucus co-chairs hosted a panel about broadband mapping titled, “Broadband Mapping: Discussing Challenges and Solutions.” At the event, Sen Klobuchar highlighted her bill with Sens Shelley M
“Build it and they will come.” This line has become shorthand for the idea that new infrastructure, once built, attracts customers.