Ryan Johnston


For rural broadband, FCC gives $4.9 billion to small ISPs

by Ryan Johnston • 1 day ago

Ten years of funding is expected to provide high-speed internet service to 450,000 homes and businesses.


North Carolina awarded $3.9 million to update 911 systems

by Ryan Johnston • 3 days ago

North Carolina is one of 34 states and two tribal nations receiving federal grants to enhance their 911 systems.

County & Local

FirstNet approves $82 million budget for 2020

by Ryan Johnston • 4 days ago

The budget also includes $82 million in reserve funding and $145 million in network reinvestment.


Three 5G ideas named semifinalists in D.C. challenge

by Ryan Johnston • 5 days ago

Three semifinalists will demonstrate their solutions in front of judges on Oct. 2 to determine who wins the $20,000 prize.


Illinois pumps $420 million into broadband expansion

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

A new plan will create $400 million in broadband deployment grants and put $20 million toward the expansion of a high-speed public-sector network.


18 finalists picked in NYC cybersecurity 'moonshot' challenge

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

Seven finalists will meet with the city's small businesses, while those remaining will compete for a $1 million prize from Jerusalem Venture Partners.