Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

North Carolina is preparing for a $1 billion broadband push

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Officials said to allocate the funding effectively, they'll need more-accurate data.

Tired of flawed broadband data, Virginia makes its own map

by • 4 weeks ago

Virginia Tech researchers are building a statewide broadband coverage map that they say will be more accurate than what's provided by the FCC.

FCC publishes more-accurate nationwide LTE coverage map

by • 2 months ago

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said the map is the agency's first use of new data-collection criteria established earlier this year.

Local governments lack funding, not desire, to expand broadband, survey finds

by • 2 months ago

Many cities, counties and tribal governments have broadband projects ready, but not enough funding, according to a report from Cisco.

Report tells counties how to close the digital divide

by • 2 months ago

The National Association of Counties broadband report offers a "deep dive" into the steps local governments can take to improve broadband access.

State officials say they're expanding broadband 'quicker, better and faster' than feds

by • 3 months ago

A panel of state broadband officials and legislators said they want more clarity from the federal government when it comes to broadband expansion.

FCC approves $7.1 billion in broadband funds for schools and libraries

by • 4 months ago

The new fund for schools and libraries to improve their internet and devices was approved as part of the American Rescue Plan.

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

by • 6 months 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.

Rosenworcel says ISPs are flocking to 'historic' broadband subsidy effort

by • 6 months ago

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said the agency is prioritizing the expansion of broadband access during the pandemic.