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Partners in Broadband Project Recognizes Growing Utility, Electric Co-Op Entrance into Broadband

Several organizations representing or serving rural telco and electric/utility providers have launched a campaign aimed at facilitating rural broadband deployment partnerships between telecommunications, municipals and electrics/utilities in unser

Rep Collins (R-GA) Introduces Broadband Tax Break Bill

Rep Doug Collins (R-GA) has introduced a bill that would provide a tax incentive to companies to build out rural broadband, providing a House version of a Senate bill, with both backing up a proposal long-advocated by Federal Communications Commis

Five Questions: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai

In an effort to better understand the challenges facing rural broadband internet service providers, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has been traveling west from Milwaukee (WI) toward Wyoming for the past week, making stops in r

Colorado Broadband Policy Targets Unserved Rural Areas

Some states, including Colorado, are not relying solely on federal programs to help bring broadband to unserved rural areas.

USDA Helps Expand Rural Broadband Infrastructure in Four States

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the US Department of Agriculture is awarding four loans to help provide broadband service in rural portions of California, Illinois, Iowa and Texas.

Pennsylvania County Project Seeks to Shape Best Possible Deals on Broadband

Thanks to an “extraordinary” response to an RFP issued earlier in 2017, a Pennsylvania broadband aggregation group called the Monroe Gigabit Project, which unites more than three dozen public agencies and private companies, will continue through 2

Infrastructure Is Not Just Roads and Bridges

[Commentary] When politicians talk about infrastructure, people generally think of roads and bridges.

C2H Task Force Releases Data Update for Broadband Health Map

The Federal Communications Commission’s Connect2Health Task Force announced updates to its Mapping Broadband Health in America platform.

Commissioner Clyburn Statement on Data Update for Broadband Health Map

I am pleased that the Commission is demonstrating its continued commitment to the Connect2HealthFCC Task Force and the Mapping Broadband Health in America platform with the release of today’s update.

Innovators in Digital Inclusion: Free Geek

In 2000, a collective led by Oso Martin recognized the need in Portland, Oregon, for safe disposal and recycling of electronics. Simultaneously, they saw an opportunity to get technology into the hands of those who did not have it.