broadband

Air Force needs help bringing broadband to every U.S. base

by • 3 years ago

The Air Force's lack of broadband on some installations isn't uncommon among the military services. It's a Defense Department-wide issue.

FCC commissioners: Free up smart car spectrum for general use

by • 5 years ago

​A pair of bipartisan Federal Communications Commission​ policymakers think it's time to repurpose spectrum previously dedicated for the development of federally funded short-range vehicle-to-vehicle communications.

Telecoms push back at FCC’s digital divide report

by • 5 years ago

Telecom companies and groups have been blasting the Federal Communications Commission over after a draft of the commission's 2016 broadband report which says Internet speeds are far from the meeting the FCC’s benchmark.

FCC commissioner throws weight behind new ‘homework gap’ bill

by • 5 years ago

The FCC commissioner appeared alongside Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., during the announcement of the legislation in Vermont. She has been an outspoken advocate for kids who don't have Internet access.

FCC misses E-rate deadline for school, library Internet upgrades

by • 5 years ago

The Federal Communications Commission won't be ready to get schools money for wireless and Internet upgrades by Sept. 1. Instead, the agency has created a new deadline of Sept. 24.

White House’s ConnectHome expands broadband in public housing

by • 6 years ago

The new program, unveiled Wednesday, will reach 275,000 low-income households in 27 cities and help students access the Internet at home.

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