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Microsoft expands rural broadband initiative to 25 states

by • 1 week ago

Its Airband initiative is slated to provide high-speed internet to three million people by 2022.

5G technology will be the backbone of smart cities, as long as it's secured, retired generals say

by • 5 months ago

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James L. Jones and retired Air Force Major General Robert Wheeler were both optimistic that the next wave of wireless technology will be the safest.

Those 911 phone fees are not going toward 911, U.S. House committee tells FCC

by • 5 months ago

A letter from lawmakers highlights the hundreds of millions of dollars in consumer fees that states are diverting away from emergency communications for other projects.

FirstNet's dedicated public safety spectrum reaches milestone of 2,500 sites

by • 5 months ago

The network's vendor, AT&T, has also begun deploying its mobile satellite trucks across the country.

Missouri names new statewide broadband director

by • 5 months ago

Tim Arbeiter, a former chamber of commerce president, will promote broadband access throughout the state for the advancement of the state's economic development, education and healthcare.

Colorado's FirstNet office challenges AT&T's take on interoperability

by • 5 months ago

The state authority claims the vendor building the nation's public safety communications network is not following Congress' instructions, and has asked the FCC to clarify.

Inspector general audits FirstNet's public safety network core

by • 5 months ago

The audit of the nationwide data network for first responders is expected to last a year or less.

FirstNet passes milestone: 1,000 public safety agency subscribers

by • 6 months ago

AT&T, the company behind the public safety network, says FirstNet has been used in more than 100,000 connections since May.

San Francisco won't put universal internet on upcoming ballot

by • 6 months ago

A municipal broadband project that has been in talks for several years may have to wait a bit longer still.

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