Universal Broadband

Sponsor: 

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:00
Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:00

A status update on broadband infrastructure solutions as well as the progress being made by the administration and the private sector.



Fulfilling a Vision of Small-Town Broadband

When they set out on their own in 2012 after more than two decades working for one of the most revered names in the cable industry — the late Bill Bresnan, founder of Bresnan Communications — Jeff DeMond and Andrew Kober had a clear vision of wher

Bridging the rural technology divide

To better understand how we can improve connectivity throughout Eastern Oregon, we recently visited Hermiston, Pendleton and Weston. We heard from folks who experience the divide every day.

Thirty-Seventh Quarterly Status Report to Congress Regarding BTOP

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) provides quarterly statutory reports to Congress on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP).

Final reports and recommendations of the FCC's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee

Reports and recommendations that have been made to the Federal Communications Commission by Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC).

Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:00 to Fri, 07/27/2018 - 17:00

The Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee will consider and vote on reports and recommendations from its Harmonization Working Group to harmonize the Model Code for Municipalities and Model Code for States adopted by the BDAC on April 25, 2018. In addition, the Ad Hoc Committee for Rates and Fees will give a presentation. The BDAC will also discuss its next steps. This agenda may be modified at the discretion of the BDAC Chair and the DFO.



Sponsor: 

USTelecom and NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association

Date: 
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:00

A webinar featuring the authors of a new research paper describing in economic terms the costs of building and supporting a broadband network. The conversation will center on the critical role rural subsidies play in assisting service providers to deliver broadband to high-cost areas and how best to ensure subsidies are properly targeted and efficiently distributed.

Presenters

Steve Parsons, PhD, President, Parsons Applied Economics
James Stegeman, President, CostQuest Associates (CQA)



By Gluing Fiber to the Ground, Startup Thinks It Can Slash Broadband Installation Costs for Local Government

Whenever a city wants to install high-speed Internet — be it for economic development, cost-savings for emergency responders or local schools — it must first answer a question: low or high?

Sponsor: 

BroadbandUSA

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

US Department of Commerce

Date: 
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 14:00

Statewide strategies to promote broadband adoption and use in rural communities. Speakers will highlight the role of state governments, libraries and university extension programs in planning and execution of these strategies. The speakers will also discuss the role of broadband adoption in rural economic and workforce development, as well as approaches to facilitate broadband use and improve digital skills.

Speakers: