Jessica Rosenworcel

FCC chair wants faster definition of broadband

by • 1 month ago

Jessica Rosenworcel proposed raising the national standard for high-speed internet, set at 25 megabits per second in 2015, to 100 Mbs.

FCC launches 'digital discrimination' task force for broadband

by • 6 months ago

The new task force will be comprised of members from several different bureaus within the FCC, Rosenworcel said.

Broadband infrastructure funding could be 'life-changing,' advocates say

by • 9 months ago

Local governments and community groups say the $65 billion in broadband funding could close states' digital divides for good.

In confirmation hearing, Rosenworcel says FCC still needs better broadband data

by • 9 months ago

Acting FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel told senators that the commission's broadband maps still "stink," but that they're getting more accurate.

FCC announces second wave of emergency connectivity funding

by • 10 months ago

The FCC says it's Emergency Connectivity Fund has now supported expanded internet access at nearly 6,000 schools and libraries.

FCC publishes more-accurate nationwide LTE coverage map

by • 1 year ago

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

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

by • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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