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BroadBandUSA (NTIA) – Upcoming event – 4/17/2023 – 3:00 PM EST

NTIA seeks broad input and feedback from all interested stakeholders across the nation, including Tribal entities, and has established multiple avenues for the public to offer input to bolster NTIA’s work and to improve the number and quality of ideas under consideration as the agency develops Notices of Funding Opportunity for each of the Digital […]

Infrastructure Deal Firms Up $65B For Broadband Expansion

READ HERE: Infrastructure Deal Firms Up $65B For Broadband Expansion By Kelcee Griffis Law360 (July 29, 2021, 5:52 PM EDT) — After weeks of legislative limbo, internet service providers, state governments and consumers are on track to receive a $65 billion boost for their efforts to expand broadband and make it more affordable as part of a […]

Sens. Urged To Invest In Variety Of Broadband Technologies

READ HERE: Sens. Urged To Invest In Variety Of Broadband Technologies By Kelcee Griffis Law360 (June 22, 2021, 7:04 PM EDT) — Lawmakers can boost the reliability of the nation’s broadband networks by spreading infrastructure funding among a variety of technologies such as fixed wireless and mobile broadband rather than limiting it solely to fiber, members 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 Pauses Trump-Era Sharing Plan For 4.9 GHz Band

READ HERE: FCC Pauses Trump-Era Sharing Plan For 4.9 GHz Band By Kelcee Griffis Law360 (May 28, 2021, 5:01 PM EDT) — In a 3-1 vote, the Federal Communications Commission quietly halted a Trump administration plan to open up a spectrum band currently dedicated to public safety, the 4.9 gigahertz band, for licensed sharing with the private sector. Without […]