Tags Federal Communications Commission

Elizabeth Warren proposes $85 billion in broadband grants

by • 2 weeks ago

The Democratic presidential candidate says she wants to expand high-speed internet access by promoting municipal and publicly owned service providers.

FCC vastly overrepresents broadband coverage in Pennsylvania, report shows

by • 2 months ago

A report published by a state legislative agency uses 11 million speed tests throughout the state to tell a different story than the one told by the FCC.

FCC's annual broadband report criticized for 'inconsistent' methodology

by • 3 months ago

The FCC's 2019 Broadband Deployment Report concludes that access is expanding, but experts say the way the commission collects data is fundamentally flawed.

Congress introduces bill to improve federal broadband maps

by • 3 months ago

The legislation would require broadband providers to report more precise, GIS-enabled data to the FCC to improve the quality of national broadband coverage maps.

Senate bill would create rural broadband office at FCC

by • 6 months ago

The new office would act as a clearinghouse for information on programs dedicated to expanding high-speed internet access in underserved areas.

NTIA partners with 8 states for better broadband coverage map

by • 6 months ago

California, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and West Virginia have agreed to share data to improve the agency's maps.

Portland, Ore., mayor rallies support for 5G lawsuit with FCC

by • 7 months ago

“We need every single mayor who cares about this issue — local control of local assets — to sign on with this," Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said.

How skeptics called Big Telecom's bluff on broadband coverage maps

by • 8 months ago

An unreliable map spurred an investigation that included one researcher who drove more than 7,000 miles, recruited a Bulgarian app developer, and forced the FCC ask a lot of questions.

California Senate passes 'gold standard' net neutrality bill, New York may follow

by • 1 year ago

It's the most comprehensive state-led effort countering the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality.