Tag: broadband access


One in five US households don’t have broadband. Most say they don’t want it.

October 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the past several decades, the U.S. Census Bureau or other agencies have been asking Americans about their use of computers and the internet. Broadband access and usage has increasingly come to represent full participation in the modern economy, from […]


How to Future-Proof a $65 Billion Broadband Investment

September 21, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

$65 billion – the biggest federal investment in connectivity since 1956 and the Interstate Highway System – is ready to be spent on broadband. States are gearing up to dole it out and bring high-speed internet access to over 24 […]

Technology, Wireless

Why Middle Mile Networks Matter to Enterprise IT

August 31, 2022

Via: Network Computing

In its rush to roll out high-speed services to un and underserved areas, the Biden administration’s infrastructure investment and jobs act has focused on the broadband access segment of carrier networks. But now help is on the way for the […]


FCC: In the first week of EBB subsidy program, one million households have enrolled

May 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Emergency Broadband Benefit program, which provides subsidies of $50-$75 per month for internet service, has enrolled more than one million U.S. households in the first week of the program being available, according to the Federal Communications Commission. “The high […]


FCC moves forward on $3.2 billion emergency broadband program

January 6, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Congress created a $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit Program aimed at helping more low-income customers get access to broadband during the coronavirus pandemic, and the Federal Communications Commission now has to put together the details of how that will work. […]