Universal Broadband

FCC Taking Further Steps to Modernize and Increase Accountability in Its Universal Service Support Program for Rural Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission took steps that could result in over 1 million rural homes getting faster broadband service.

A Public Housing Digital Inclusion Blueprint

At least 100,000 San Francisco residents lack adequate Internet access and miss out on economic and educational benefits.

FCC Claims Revised Draft Broadband Report Still Shows a Narrowing Digital Divide

The Federal Communications Commission has revised the 2019 Broadband Deployment Report to reflect a thorough review of the initial draft triggered by the discovery that a company submitted drastically overstated deployment data to the FCC.

Report on Broadband Deployment in Indian Country

As this report (based on super-accurate Dec 2017 Form 477 data) shows, while broadband deployment to Tribal lands has increased in recent years, additional work remains to increase deployment to the certain Tribal areas and reach the FCC's goal of

Report on Promoting Internet Access Service for Veterans

This report explores the availability and adoption of broadband Internet access services by veterans throughout the nation.

Ajit Pai-proposed upgrade to 25Mbps starts paying off for rural ISPs

More than 106,000 rural homes and small businesses in 43 states will get access to 25 megabit per second (Mbps) broadband at some point in the next decade thanks to a Federal Communications Commission policy change.

President Trump, Speaker Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Schumer agree on goal of crafting $2 trillion infrastructure plan, talk rural broadband

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that they had reached an agreement with President Donald Trump to try to craft a $2 trillion plan aimed at overhauling the nation’s ailing roads, bridges, water

57 Rural WISPs File Letter in Support of EBS Filing Windows

Nearly five dozen rural, wireless internet service providers (WISPs) signed letters sent to the Federal Communications Commission to "express [their] enthusiastic support for the Commission to make available new Educational Broadband Service (EBS)

NDIA launches new, dedicated website for the Digital Equity Act of 2019

The National Digital Inclusion Alliance is launching a new, dedicated website for the Digital Equity Act of 2019. The new site features:

President Trump and Democrats Agree to Pursue $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Democratic congressional leaders emerged from a meeting at the White House and announced that President Donald Trump had agreed to pursue a $2 trillion infrastructure plan to upgrade the nation’s highways, railroads, bridges and broadband.