Broadband Deployment

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FCC’s New National Broadband Map

On February 22, 2018 the Federal Communications Commission updated the National Broadband Map, replacing the original map that was released…
February 28, 2018
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September 2017 Map of the Month: ‘Extra Coverage’ in the FCC Form 477 Broadband Maps

Our September map of the month revisits a topic that we explored in October of 2014 — how Utah’s broadband…
September 21, 2017

July 2016 Map of the Month: Broadband Metrics from Address Points

The July 2016 Map of the Month mashes Utah’s map layer of addressed property locations with the highest advertised speeds…
July 29, 2016

FCC Chairman Foreshadows New Rate-of-Return Order

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler recently took to the FCC blog to announce that a new order to…
March 3, 2016

Utah Releases Revamped Broadband Availability Map on Fifth Anniversary

The Utah Broadband Outreach Center in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) released an updated residential broadband map today,…
February 1, 2016

Fall 2015 Provider Updates to Utah’s Broadband Map

Last fall, the Broadband Outreach Center’s mapping team worked with 23 Utah broadband providers to update the residential broadband map. An…
January 28, 2016

November 2015 Map of the Month: Commercial Fiber Service Availability

The November 2015 Map of the Month shows, at a statewide scale, the current commercial fiber-based broadband service availability reported…
November 24, 2015

Pell Center Advocates State-Level Broadband Policy

The Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy published an article this month, State-Level Broadband Policy: A Compendium of Resources…
September 14, 2015 Wins Digital Government Achievement Award

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) is pleased to announce that, a project of the Utah Broadband Outreach…
September 8, 2015

FCC Commissioner Pai Announces Proposal to Reform the Universal Service Fund for Rural Providers

“Rural residents have waited long enough,” says Commissioner Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission. In a statement made on June…
July 1, 2015