July 8, 2019


"For Rural Broadband, Sometimes Cities Must Step In" :: VOA

"Vance County, N.C., Approves Contract with Open Broadband" :: Henderson Daily Dispatch

"'The Definition of Corruption': Warren Calls Out FCC Advisory Committee [BDAC] Overrun by Corporate Suits" :: Gizmodo

"The Fastest ISPs of 2019" (including Sonic, FairlawnGig, Longmont Nextlight, Chattanooga EPB, etc) :: PCMag :: MuniNetworks

"[U]pload speeds, aside from download speeds, are becoming more critical for community economic development." :: Purdue University Center for Regional Development

. . . "Digital Distress in the Upper Midwest" :: Purdue University

"With Rural Health Care Stretched Thin, More Patients Turn To Telehealth" :: NPR

"A petition filed by three Texas carriers calls on the FCC to prohibit E-Rate subsidies from going toward building or extending networks in areas where fiber already exists. Benton opposes the proposal. ... [T]he petitioners would bar the most cost-effective solution in order to protect their own interests, which would force the E-Rate program to pay more than it needs to pay." :: Benton Foundation :: Comments of Benton Foundation 

. . . New America "Urges FCC to Reject Petition That Would Harm Schools and Libraries -- Petition Would Raise Prices and Reduce Competition in E-Rate Program" :: New America

"Comcast Pushes Shapefile Broadband Mapping Approach" :: Broadcasting & Cable

"Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites" :: Engadget :: FierceWireless


"5G Hype is Working as 1/3 of Smartphone Owners Think They Have a 5G Device" :: Telecompetitor

"Public Knowledge Welcomes Industry Plan for Public Auction of C-Band Spectrum" :: Public Knowledge :: Telecompetitor

"Satellite Giants Battered by New C-Band Proposals for 5G" :: Light Reading

"Google and [WISPA] are touting the results of a study that shows the viability of introducing shared spectrum between satellite earth stations and point-to-multipoint broadband systems (P2MP) in the C-Band." :: FierceWireless

"Windstream Outlines Fixed Wireless Efforts in Iowa, Highlights Growing Interest in Expanding Wireless Broadband" :: Telecompetitor


"As Privacy Concerns Grow, States Create Bold Policies" :: Government Technology


"Is One Touch Make-Ready Really Faster?" :: POTs and PANs

Agenda for FCC's July 10 Open Meeting :: FCC


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