City Centric 60 Ghz WiFi?

Facebook’s been talking Terragraph since way back during its 2016 F8 keynote. The social media giant’s ambitious plan to bring fast Wi-Fi to cities is taking another key step toward real world trials with the addition of Qualcomm. The chipmaking giant announced today that it will add the 60Ghz tech to its future chipsets, with … Continue reading City Centric 60 Ghz WiFi?

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Good New for Rural Broadband

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), Western Caucus Member Doug LaMalfa (CA-01), Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at CTIA Kelly Cole, and President and CEO of the Wireless Infrastructure Association Jonathan Adelstein released the following statements after Congressman LaMalfa's amendment to H.R. 2 - which would streamline the permitting process for rural broadband infrastructure … Continue reading Good New for Rural Broadband

When Will California Get an FCC Digital Divide Tour?

PAI HEADS SOUTH — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will spend this week traveling across Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia as part of his push to highlight efforts to close the "digital divide." Here's his schedule for the week: — Monday: Pai visits a telemedicine facility in Richmond and a Virginia farm. — Tuesday: … Continue reading When Will California Get an FCC Digital Divide Tour?

Disappointment and Time for Action

Congressman LaMalfa's Newsletter came in my email this morning and I was instantly disappointed. His opening paragraph: Dear Friend, Last week was National Infrastructure Week, but there were no parades or celebrations of America’s infrastructure system this year. The truth is, we’re lagging far behind where we should be, and we must do something about … Continue reading Disappointment and Time for Action

Another FCC Road Trip: Not to Sierra

Today, Michael Janson, deputy director of the FCC's rural broadband auctions task force, makes a stop in South Charleston, West Virginia, to talk internet connectivity with local policymakers and lawmakers. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) also expects to be there. She's been pushing the FCC to set aside funding in the FCC's upcoming Mobility Fund … Continue reading Another FCC Road Trip: Not to Sierra