NTIA Releases Broadband Map Displaying Digital Divide in the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has released an interactive map that displays broadband availability across the...

FCC Provides Guidance to Selected Participants of the Connected Care Pilot Program

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued an order providing selected participants of the Connected Care Pilot Program (Program) with the requirements...

Proposed USF Contribution Factor to Remain above 30%

The FCC’s Office of Managing Director (OMB) is proposing to revert the universal service fund (USF) contribution factor back down to 0.318...

Buildout Waivers Granted for Model CAF-II Recipients

The FCC has granted waivers of interim and final buildout obligations to two price cap carriers—Hawaiian Telecom, Inc. (HT) and TDS Telecom...

Rosen, Capito Reintroduce Bill to Set Broadband Definition

Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) have reintroduced the Broadband Parity Act, which would instruct the FCC...

FCC Grants Petition to Stay Adoption of New Leasing Framework for 4.9 GHz Band

The FCC has found good cause to grant Public Safety Spectrum Alliance’s (PSSA) petition to stay the adoption of a new leasing...

NTIA Publishes NOFO for Broadband Infrastructure Program

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Broadband Infrastructure Program, which was...

WTB Grants Waiver Request for DRS to Expand Rural Broadband Coverage to Remote Alaskan...

The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB or the Bureau) granted the request for waiver filed by DRS Global Enterprises Solutions, Inc. (DRS),...

EBB Program Online Enrollment Begins Today

The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program’s online enrollment opened today.  Low-income households and households harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic may enroll...

FCC Adopts Rules for Emergency Connectivity Fund Program

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has adopted its final rules to implement the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) Program.  The ECF...
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