California, Texas slated to benefit most from new FCC broadband fund
An internal analysis of the FCC's new $20.4 billion rural broadband initiative breaks down how many homes and businesses in each state can expect to be connected to high-speed internet.
Electric utilities have a role to play in Vermont's broadband expansion
A state government report suggests electric utilities and ISPs could partner up to bring high-speed internet service to the least-connected parts of Vermont.
New York City unveils 'Internet Master Plan' for universal broadband access
Through tight coordination across city bureaucracy and an open invitation to private industry to build, the city is pinning high hopes on a new comprehensive plan to connect every resident to the internet.
N.Y. Gov. Cuomo vetoes municipal broadband bill, favoring state initiative
The state will postpone studying the merits of municipal broadband as it waits out the results of the state's $500 million Broadband For All initiative.
House passes two broadband mapping bills after FCC acknowledges errors
The bills aim to fix the FCC's data-collection and mapping processes and would make it illegal for companies to knowingly submit inaccurate coverage data.
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.