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FCC’s Proposed “Broadband Facts” Labels Aim to Inform Consumer Choices

On March 4th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed new Consumer Broadband Labels in hopes of improving transparency for fixed and…
April 7, 2016

The FCC’s Modernized Lifeline Program Will Subsidize Broadband

The newly updated Lifeline Program will now help low income Americans access high-speed Internet. Voted on by the Federal Communications…
April 4, 2016

New Rate-of-Return Order Released by FCC

On March 30, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its long anticipated rate of return order that provides $20 billion in…
March 31, 2016

President Obama Announces ConnectALL Initiative

Today President Obama called upon all nonprofits, businesses, technology experts, and governments to connect 20 million more Americans to broadband…
March 9, 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

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

September 2015 Map of the Month: Communication Tower Mapathon

In a recent meeting of the Utah Broadband Advisory Council, members indicated that a statewide map data layer of communication tower…
September 30, 2015

FCC Seeks Comments on Including Mobile Broadband in Annual Progress Report

On August 6, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission launched a Notice of Inquiry seeking comment (due by September 8, 2015)…
August 18, 2015

FCC Seeks to Ensure Continuity of Communications During Emergencies

On August 6, 2015, the Federal Communications (FCC) Commission adopted rules to “help ensure that consumers have the information and…
August 13, 2015

FCC Establishes Bidding Procedures For 2016 Incentive Auction

On August 6, 2015 the Federal Communications Commission adopted the Procedures Public Notice which establishes the bidding procedures for next…
August 12, 2015