Air Force needs help bringing broadband to every U.S. base
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
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
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
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
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
The new program, unveiled Wednesday, will reach 275,000 low-income households in 27 cities and help students access the Internet at home.