The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Broadband Data Task Force announced that fixed and mobile broadband providers in the Broadband Data Collection (BDC) may obtain early access to certain portions of the system to enter identifiable information in advance of the broadband availability data filing window on June 30.
There’s no “right” answer to that question. But there is plenty of vital broadband data results in store for the state through its June 21 call for Florida residents to test the speeds of their broadband services, and at the same time contribute broadband service mapping data that the state can use to help identify opportunities for service expansion.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that the New York State Public Service Commission has released a new first-of-its-kind interactive map aimed at helping to understand where broadband infrastructure is and where it must be worked on.
States have a big opportunity to provide internet service to millions of unconnected citizens people with billions in broadband funding provided by Congress in bipartisan infrastructure legislation, but states have a lot of work to do to make the most of the funds, according to a McKinsey & Co. report released on June 7.
Before the Federal government flows new broadband support funding out to unserved and underserved areas of the U.S., it must know where the service is robust and where it’s not.
Amid an overwhelming and fragmented amount of broadband programs, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is calling for a unified national broadband strategy.
The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that 34 states and territories have officially signed on to participate in the $45 billion “Internet for All” Initiative, NTIA announced.
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the city is beginning a Community Internet Program (CIP) that would give internet service providers (ISP) free access to city-owned rooftops in exchange for providing high-speed internet at low or no-cost as part of the Affordable Connectivity Program.
California has awarded several new contracts that will supply the materials necessary for building 3,000 miles of broadband infrastructure, taking the state one step closer to delivering affordable high-speed internet service to communities throughout California.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has released a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for its $42.45 billion Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program that will provide broadband access grants to underserved or unserved communities.