Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin announced on Wednesday that the state has received additional funding to extend broadband service into more of the state's hard to reach areas.
CenturyLink on Wednesday announced that it won two task orders from the Federal Communications Commission through the General Services Administration's Networx Enterprise contract vehicle.
The FCC announced a new initiative to measure the performance of the nation's mobile broadband networks. The effort will help consumers evaluate claims by providers such as Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and others about the speeds of their respective networks.
Members of the Digital Policy Institute traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer to join top government and industry economists for a discussion about the consumer and economic implications of private investment in an expanded, digital broadband infrastructure. During the course of the conversations, an overriding theme emerged: Private investment is crucial to our country's ability to have a 21 st Century digital infrastructure.
Pat Rabbitte, Ireland's communications minister, on Friday announced an ambitious national broadband plan to provide a minimum of 30 Mbps speeds to every consumer and business in the country.
AT&T Mobility's pending deals for AWS and 2.3 GHz WCS spectrum were fleshed out in an FCC filing, giving greater clarity to the carrier's bid to keep pace with rival Verizon Wireless as the two hunt for more radio waves for LTE.
DoCoMo Pacific, the Guam-based wireless operator owned by Japan's NTT DoCoMo, on Friday moved to become a quad-play voice, video, data and wireless operator by reaching a deal to acquire cable operator MCV Broadband.
Over the past several weeks, the American public has seen a stark contrast between the two major political parties in their views about the role of government in business, particularly small business. In a campaign speech in Roanoke, Virginia, President Obama emphasized the importance of government support for business in a wide range of activities from infrastructure such as roads to Internet research and development.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will propose to his fellow commissioners that the agency review its rules for how much spectrum a carrier should be able to hold.
Dish Network is urging the FCC not to shift its spectrum holdings in the 2 GHz band and to approve rules for using satellite spectrum in terrestrial settings, according to an FCC filing.