Next-generation 911 gets $109 million boost
Funding authorized in 2012 is now being dispensed to 34 states and territories. But a full nationwide upgrade could require more than $12 billion.
Next-gen 911 matching grant rules open for comment
Federal grant funding to support call center infrastructure upgrades is expected to become available early next year.
Federal data shows divide in internet adoption between rural, urban areas persists
New analysis of 2015 data by NTIA researchers suggests that rural residents still aren't using the internet at the same clip as their urban counterparts.
NTIA unveils draft guidance for states weighing FirstNet options
Federal regulators release details for states considering building their own networks for first responders as part of a broader national effort.
Prepare for pushback, experts tell communities building municipal broadband networks
A panel of broadband experts warn municipal leaders hoping to build their own networks, be prepared to manage telecom company resistance.