Georgia is building address-level broadband coverage maps
State CIO Calvin Rhodes said his office wanted data more precise than the census-block data provided by the FCC.
Only four presidential candidates have a plan for the digital divide
A new report from BroadbandNow.com comparing the policy positions of 14 candidates across five internet-related issues shows few have comprehensive plans.
Ohio releases broadband report, priming statewide strategy
A broadband report from the transportation department will help officials develop a broadband strategy over the next several months, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said.
Microsoft, Nextlink partner to expand broadband in six states
Millions in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas are expected to receive improved access to high-speed internet through the new partnership.
To challenge FCC’s bad broadband maps, groups demand a regular process
The Federal Communications Commission now faces a slew of legislation that seeks to regulate its broadband data-collection and mapping processes.
North Carolina looks to challenge FCC over broadband coverage
The state's IT department is making improvements to a speed-test tool in hopes of contesting the FCC's maps of broadband availability.
For state CIOs, broadband an essential and pressing challenge
On StateScoop's Priorities podcast, the CIOs of Wisconsin and North Carolina share how they're keeping pace with public demand for high-speed connectivity.
FCC's Pai proposes $950M to 'storm-harden' broadband in the Caribbean
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.
For rural broadband, FCC gives $4.9 billion to small ISPs
Ten years of funding is expected to provide high-speed internet service to 450,000 homes and businesses.