AT&T to distribute hotspots nationwide to expand student broadband access

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The phone carrier's contribution is expected to bring better internet service to at least 35,000 students.

Will Jessica Rosenworcel make the FCC's $20 billion broadband auction fair?

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Experts are worried that the FCC already mishandled its $20.4 billion broadband auction, but the agency's new chairwoman, Jessica Rosenworcel, could fix it.

FCC announces Broadband Data Task Force

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The FCC's new task force will lead the implementation of a new broadband data collection effort that's expected to be more accurate.

Colorado names new broadband director

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As the second executive director of the Colorado Broadband Office, Antonio Sean Martinez said the state is taking the digital divide "very seriously."

North Carolina's new broadband dashboards strive for data accuracy

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North Carolina published two new dashboards to visualize statewide broadband coverage data, which officials said they hope will be more accurate than what the FCC provides.

Hawaii officials push broadband as key to post-pandemic economy

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With tourism deeply depressed and an infrastructure that wasn't ready for the remote lifestyle, the state's leaders are pushing broadband to the forefront.

Virginia announces $29M broadband expansion

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Gov. Ralph Northam announced a new round of funding expected to connect nearly 12,000 households in western and northern counties.

Modernization and security funding tops NASCIO's legislative agenda

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The group's annual federal priorities also include the FCC's oversight of broadband coverage and a long-running goal of harmonizing cybersecurity regulations.

Arkansas launches statewide broadband availability map

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The new tool contains layers for internet speed, number of providers and service availability, designed to assist residents and policymakers alike.