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California, Texas slated to benefit most from new FCC broadband fund

by • 3 days ago

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

by • 2 weeks ago

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

by • 2 weeks ago

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

by • 2 weeks ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 2 months ago

New Mexico's decentralized broadband governance structure is delaying progress in connecting rural areas of the state, officials concluded.