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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

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

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

Jan 15 Map of the Month: Visualizing Broadband Drive Tests

The Utah Broadband Project contracted with Isotrope, LLC to perform a mobile broadband drive test along over 6,000 miles of…
January 23, 2015

Salt Lake City Seeking Comments on Utility Box Ordinance

Salt Lake City has proposed changes to its Utility Box Ordinance, to ensure that the city has reliable access to telecommunication networks…
November 24, 2014

FCC Announces Universal Service Fund Strike Force

Chairman Tom Wheeler of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the creation of a Universal Service Fund (USF) Strike Force,…
July 15, 2014

Annual Tri-State Conference in Utah

Utah is hosting the annual Tri-State Telecommunications Conference in Midway, UT.  The conference will be held at the Zermatt Resort…
June 27, 2014

Federal Communications Commission Announces New Chairman

On October 29, 2013, Tom Wheeler was announced as the new Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). For three…
November 15, 2013