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Date: 11.30.2018
U.S. broadband providers continue to deploy and upgrade networks to bring American consumers ever-faster service and more competitive choice, according to a new USTelecom and CensusNBM analysis of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) data reflecting broadband deployment as of mid-year 2017. The USTelecom research demonstrates that ...
Date: 09.28.2018
It seems everywhere I turn there are stories about fifth generation (5G) wireless: Will the U.S. win the global race to 5G? Will 5G close the digital divide? Will 5G replace my home broadband? The federal government has joined in asking these questions—with the FCC and the White House holding public discussions this week on how to support 5G...
Date: 09.11.2018
A top priority for our nation’s broadband providers is connecting Americans regardless of zip code. Our members are stepping up and stepping in to deploy the broadband needed to connect rural customers to digital opportunity.  That’s why we appreciate new approaches to bringing people online and connecting them to new...
Date: 09.07.2018
With the internet serving as a vital on-ramp to opportunity in today’s economy and society, America’s broadband providers are working hard, and investing mightily, to connect communities across the nation — rural, urban and everywhere in between — so that our country remains the land of opportunity for all. These companies...
Date: 07.11.2018
Government Support Key to Bridging Digital Divide in Rural America Report examines underlying economics and need for subsidies to support rural networks Arlington, Va. (July 11, 2018)—Delivering broadband to sparsely populated rural areas is a costly and challenging endeavor that requires significant upfront investment. Subsidies in the...
Date: 06.07.2018
Background: The Federal Communications Commission today passed a Second Report and Order on Accelerating Wireline Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment. The order will streamline the section 214(a) discontinuance process and the network change notification process. The following statement can be attributed to...
Date: 06.04.2018
In March of this year the Federal Communications Commission adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in conjunction with the Report and Order, Third Order on Reconsideration (Order) in its Connect America Fund docket (Rate-of-Return Budget Order and NPRM) and on May 25, 2018 USTelecom filed comments responding to the Commission’...

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