Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

Rosenworcel says ISPs are flocking to 'historic' broadband subsidy effort

by • 6 months ago

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

FCC announces Broadband Data Task Force

by • 7 months ago

The FCC's new task force will lead the implementation of a new broadband data collection effort that's expected to be more accurate.

FCC approves a more accurate broadband data collection method

by • 1 year ago

A more accurate data-collection method will be used to disperse $4.4 billion in broadband infrastructure investment over the next decade.

GOP House members urge funding of FCC's new broadband data collection method

by • 1 year ago

The Broadband DATA Act that was signed into law in March still needs to be funded so the FCC can update its broadband mapping techniques, the members say.

In states, concerns with fairness of FCC's rural broadband fund

by • 2 years ago

With a majority the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to be dispersed using unreliable maps, state broadband officials are unsure they'll get their "fair share" of the $20 billion.

FCC approves $20.4 billion rural broadband expansion fund

by • 2 years ago

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

FCC shares disbursement strategy for $20B rural-broadband fund

by • 2 years ago

Considering its unreliable coverage maps, the FCC says it will first fund projects where it's confident broadband service is absent, then use new data to fill the gaps.