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FCC announces $9 billion 5G auction to replace Mobility Fund Phase II

by • 1 week ago

The FCC has confirmed through testing that carrier coverage maps are inaccurate and announced a new funding program for the next generation of wireless.

FCC's Pai proposes $950M to 'storm-harden' broadband in the Caribbean

by • 3 months ago

The funding would be distributed to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands over 10 years to build faster and more resilient internet infrastructure.

Court rejects FCC order bypassing 5G build reviews on tribal lands

by • 4 months ago

Telecommunications companies will need to pass environmental and historical reviews before installing wireless equipment, after all.

FCC vastly overrepresents broadband coverage in Pennsylvania, report shows

by • 6 months ago

A report published by a state legislative agency uses 11 million speed tests throughout the state to tell a different story than the one told by the FCC.

FCC's annual broadband report criticized for 'inconsistent' methodology

by • 7 months ago

The FCC's 2019 Broadband Deployment Report concludes that access is expanding, but experts say the way the commission collects data is fundamentally flawed.

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

by • 8 months 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 • 12 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 • 2 years 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 • 2 years ago

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