Millions of Americans are now getting broadband discounts from the FCC

by • 5 months ago

The White House said a new program that gives broadband discounts to low-income households recently hit 10 million subscribers.

FCC announces plan to share broadband audit results online

by • 5 months ago

The commission also announced it's ready to begin deploying $1.2 billion to advance rural connectivity projects in 32 states.

FCC commits $1.2B in emergency funds to connect students

by • 9 months ago

The FCC expects to provide at least 3 million devices and 774,000 broadband connections.

Tennessee to spend $500 million in Rescue Plan funding on broadband

by • 11 months ago

Gov. Bill Lee said the state also plans to spend an additional $100 million in state funds for broadband expansion.

New NTIA broadband map highlights digital divide

by • 1 year ago

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's new map shows the broadband shortages in areas like tribal lands and minority-serving institutions.

FCC leader shares 'cautious optimism' for broadband expansion in schools

by • 1 year ago

FCC Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel told Maryland educators and administrators she's confident about expanding connectivity for K-12 students who are gradually returning to classrooms.

Will Jessica Rosenworcel make the FCC's $20 billion broadband auction fair?

by • 1 year ago

Experts are worried that the FCC already mishandled its $20.4 billion broadband auction, but the agency's new chairwoman, Jessica Rosenworcel, could fix it.

FCC adopts new broadband data mapping rules

by • 1 year ago

The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules designed to improve mapping accuracy and verify the data coming from providers.

FCC shouldn't delay broadband upgrades for better data, industry tells lawmakers

by • 2 years ago

One industry group says broadband expansion projects should go ahead in parallel with changes to the FCC's data-collection process, not after.