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BDAC’s Third Meeting Invites Public Comments

The Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee has released the first vote and discussion items and is seeking public comment on various…
November 22, 2017

HUD Proposes New Broadband Rule Changes

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is seeking comment on new proposed rules that will impact broadband stakeholders. …
May 25, 2016

US Ignite to Fund $10 Million in Gigabit Network Research Grants

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a new solicitation for research and development proposals through its US Ignite initiative.  The…
March 24, 2016

BTOP’s Quarterly Report Describes Progress and Closeout

On February 5th, The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released its most recent quarterly report updating the status of…
February 10, 2016

USDA Releases 2015 Rural Development Progress Report

The 2015 USDA Rural Development Progress Report details the investment of $29.75 billion spent on rural development in Fiscal Year 2015. …
February 9, 2016

Proposed Federal Legislation Updates

Updated November 29, 2016 As the 114th Congress winds down, progress with proposed legislation has been extremely limited.  Recently, however, the…
October 27, 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

USDA Plans to Increase Lending Opportunities for Broadband

CoBank, a cooperative bank, recently committed $10 billion to the new U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund. Teaming with the U.S.…
July 25, 2014