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.
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.
FCC authorizes $166.8 million for rural broadband
The latest wave of funding under the commission's $1.49 billion Connect America Fund auction is expected to reach 60,850 underserved homes and businesses.
FCC announces $20 billion for rural broadband providers, schedules third 5G auction
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said the new fund will bring internet access to 4 million homes. He also announced a new 5G spectrum auction, to be held Dec. 10.
Vermont legislators approve broadband expansion bill
A bill making its way through the Vermont General Assembly would expand broadband to thousands of Vermonters using community-led and local internet service providers.
FCC's rosy new broadband fact sheet 'misleading,' critics say
A new fact sheet previews an upcoming report that broadband advocates say is whitewashing the truth about American broadband in 2019.
Local governments hit FCC with three 5G lawsuits
Twenty-two West Coast cities and counties are challenging a recent federal ruling that restricts what municipalities can charge phone companies for installing next-generation wireless equipment.
Cities are preparing to sue FCC over new 'unlawful' 5G antenna rules
The mayor of Seattle, a leading city in the dispute, announced it will appeal rules she called an "overreach by the Trump administration."