Houston offers technical training to low-income residents, students
The City of Houston and Microsoft have announced a new training program to equip residents for technical career transitions during the pandemic.
For students without home internet during pandemic, could FCC's E-Rate help?
Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and many educators continue pressing for expansion of the FCC's E-Rate program, which is currently limited to funding schools and libraries, but Chairman Ajit Pai won't budge.
FCC approves a more accurate broadband data collection method
A more accurate data-collection method will be used to disperse $4.4 billion in broadband infrastructure investment over the next decade.
FCC still can't agree on when to distribute broadband funding
As FCC Chairman Ajit Pai pushes to distribute $16 billion to underserved regions, Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and other Democrats argue that more accurate data is needed first.
Rural America is in 'desperate need' of broadband infrastructure
Distributing laptops and mobile Wi-Fi hotspots won't be enough to keep rural communities connected as remote work and education continues, officials said.
FCC approves $20.4 billion rural broadband expansion fund
The FCC's newly designed two-phase funding process to connect millions of Americans to high-speed internet will advance, as expected.
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.