READ HERE: 2 GOP Sens. Want C-Band Proceeds Put Into Broadband Fund By Andrew Kragie Law360 (March 8, 2021, 6:58 PM EST) — A pair of key Republican senators have introduced a bill that would require the federal government to use revenue from an ongoing spectrum auction to expand access to broadband internet and upgrade communications infrastructure.
READ HERE: GOP Leaders Press FCC To Speed Up Broadband Maps By Kelcee Griffis Law360 (March 8, 2021, 3:12 PM EST) — A handful of House and Senate Republicans are pressing acting Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to explain why her projected timeline for updating broadband maps lengthened from a few months to a year. According to a
READ HERE: GOP Reps. Roll Out 28-Bill Broadband Infrastructure Agenda By Julia Arciga Law360 (February 16, 2021, 6:14 PM EST) — Two Republican representatives unveiled a package of nearly 30 bills Tuesday aimed at promoting broadband deployment, boosting competition and kick-starting infrastructure development to expand reliable internet access across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Republican
By Kelcee Griffis Law360 (February 1, 2021, 8:07 PM EST) — The Biden administration appears poised to shift away from the Trump-era focus on deploying broadband infrastructure in rural areas, choosing instead to examine how to make internet service more affordable for lower income people regardless of where they live. While the Republican-led Federal Communications Commission crafted rules
On December 27, 2020 the President signed the Don’t Break Up the T-Band Act (T-Band Act) into law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. The T-Band Act repeals section 6103 of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, which had mandated that the Commission reallocate and auction frequencies used