Tags Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Research shows twice as many people lack broadband access as FCC claims

by • 3 weeks ago

A new report suggests 42 million people in the United States don't have high-speed internet service, double the FCC's own estimate of 21.3 million.

FCC approves $20.4 billion rural broadband expansion fund

by • 3 weeks ago

The FCC's newly designed two-phase funding process to connect millions of Americans to high-speed internet will advance, as expected.

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

by • 1 month 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.

House passes two broadband mapping bills after FCC acknowledges errors

by • 2 months 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 • 3 months ago

Bernie Sanders' broadband policy would invest $150 billion in technical and infrastructure grants while dismantling giant companies like AT&T and Comcast.

FCC announces $9 billion 5G auction to replace Mobility Fund Phase II

by • 3 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.

FCC orders wireless providers to share 'vertical location' data

by • 3 months ago

New rules rolling out over the next four years are hoped to assist first responders more easily locate callers inside buildings.

Ohio releases broadband report, priming statewide strategy

by • 5 months ago

A broadband report from the transportation department will help officials develop a broadband strategy over the next several months, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said.

For rural broadband, FCC gives $4.9 billion to small ISPs

by • 6 months ago

Ten years of funding is expected to provide high-speed internet service to 450,000 homes and businesses.