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Biden, GOP Senators Strike $1.2T Infrastructure Deal

READ HERE: Biden, GOP Senators Strike $1.2T Infrastructure Deal By Linda Chiem Law360 (June 24, 2021, 6:45 PM EDT) — In a major step toward advancing his economic agenda, President Joe Biden reached a deal Thursday with a bipartisan group of U.S. senators on an estimated $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan, but it likely hinges on passage of […]

AT&T Pushes Back Against Parts Of Biden Broadband Plan

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Law360 (June 11, 2021, 9:56 PM EDT) — Communications giant AT&T is pushing back on elements of the Biden administration’s infrastructure proposals, particularly a plan to partner with local governments, asserting support for municipalities could become politicized and broadband affordability hasn’t reached a crisis level. In a Friday blog post, AT&T policy executive Joan Marsh wrote that major […]

FCC Wants Your Internet Speed Data For Broadband Maps

The Federal Communications Commission wants everyone to download the agency’s speed test smartphone application to help it quickly gather data about network performance across the country. The FCC Speed Test app allows people to find out how fast their mobile and broadband internet connection is working, with the data collected going back to the agency as part […]

Biden Plan Allocates $100B To Get Every American Online

READ HERE: Biden Plan Allocates $100B To Get Every American Online By Kelcee Griffis Law360 (March 31, 2021, 4:03 PM EDT) — The Biden administration’s ambitious infrastructure package announced Wednesday would spend $100 billion to get the entire country connected to broadband service, a goal the administration says is reasonable and achievable. The wide-ranging, eight-year investment plan […]