FCC vastly overrepresents broadband coverage in Pennsylvania, report shows
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 will make broadband maps 'more granular and more accurate'
Chairman Ajit Pai said the FCC will issue an order in August that instates new requirements for data collection and that it will consider new data sources.
FCC's annual broadband report criticized for 'inconsistent' methodology
The FCC's 2019 Broadband Deployment Report concludes that access is expanding, but experts say the way the commission collects data is fundamentally flawed.
Congress introduces bill to improve federal broadband maps
The legislation would require broadband providers to report more precise, GIS-enabled data to the FCC to improve the quality of national broadband coverage maps.
Arkansas plans to deploy broadband statewide by 2022
Gov. Asa Hutchinson released a plan this week that includes creating a new statewide broadband office charged with connecting all communities with more than 500 residents.
House passes 'pretty minor' broadband bill, expert says
The bill would create an office in the National Telecommunications Information Administration dedicated to supporting federal broadband initiatives, but one expert said it would not make much of an impact.
North Carolina pumps $9.8 million into rural broadband expansion
Gov. Roy Cooper says the state's expanded funding will bring improved internet access to 9,800 households and 590 businesses.
Rural Virginia gets a $14 million boost for new broadband
Gov. Ralph Northam has announced $4.9 million in state grants along with $9.2 million in matching funds.
Vermont legislators approve broadband expansion bill
A bill making its way through the Vermont General Assembly would expand broadband to thousands of Vermonters using community-led and local internet service providers.