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FCC announces $20 billion for rural broadband providers, schedules third 5G auction

by • 1 month ago

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said the new fund will bring internet access to 4 million homes. He also announced a new 5G spectrum auction, to be held Dec. 10.

How skeptics called Big Telecom's bluff on broadband coverage maps

by • 5 months ago

An unreliable map spurred an investigation that included one researcher who drove more than 7,000 miles, recruited a Bulgarian app developer, and forced the FCC ask a lot of questions.

California Senate passes 'gold standard' net neutrality bill, New York may follow

by • 12 months ago

It's the most comprehensive state-led effort countering the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality.

NYC official resigns from 'unproductive' FCC broadband committee

by • 1 year ago

Miguel Gamiño is the second local government representative to leave the group over claims of industry favoritism.

San Jose mayor resigns from FCC broadband committee, says industry has taken over

by • 1 year ago

"No progress made" on equitable broadband committee after nine months, says San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo in his resignation letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.

Hawaii's 'ballistic missile' false alarm reveals technical and administrative flaws

by • 1 year ago

Both the state's systems and processes are now under review.

FCC announces precision upgrade plan for Wireless Emergency Alert system

by • 1 year ago

Wireless carriers will be subject to more targeted coverage and alerting requirements that emergency response groups say will save lives.

FCC proposal would hurt broadband in rural and low-income communities, activists warn

by • 2 years ago

Advocacy groups have petitioned the agency to vote against a proposal permitting carriers to cut costs when updating legacy networks.

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