Sanders introduces $150 billion 'Internet for All' plan
Bernie Sanders' broadband policy would invest $150 billion in technical and infrastructure grants while dismantling giant companies like AT&T and Comcast.
FCC's 5G fund called 'slap in the face' to areas struggling to get 4G
The FCC's $9 billion 5G expansion plan was criticized by lawmakers and state officials who say it lacks a clear business plan and will do little for rural areas.
FCC announces $9 billion 5G auction to replace Mobility Fund Phase II
The FCC has confirmed through testing that carrier coverage maps are inaccurate and announced a new funding program for the next generation of wireless.
New Mexico has 'no formal plan' for broadband expansion
New Mexico's decentralized broadband governance structure is delaying progress in connecting rural areas of the state, officials concluded.
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.