March 18, 2020


"Health Emergency Reveals the Importance and Urgency of Deploying Broadband Infrastructure in Every Community" :: Next Century Cities

"Residential Internet Usage Surges 98% Amid COVID-19-related Social Distancing" :: Multichannel News

Gaming usage up 75%, reports Verizon :: Hollywood Reporter

"U.S. Schools Deploy Remote Learning on Unprecedented Scale" :: Wall Street Journal

"The Coronavirus Exposes Education’s Digital Divide" :: New York Times

"Technology Should Be Part of Any Stimulus Plan" :: ITIF

FCC releases preliminary list and map of RDOF Phase One Eligible Areas :: FCC :: Telecompetitor

"The FCC is Redlining Rural America" :: POTs and PANs

"UTOPIA Fiber Completes $23 Million Build in Layton, Utah" :: Broadband Communities Magazine

"Sacred Wind is the first telecommunications company to provide fiber-to-the-home connectivity to homes on Navajo Lands" :: Broadband Communities Magazine

Macquarie subsidiary to acquire Cincinnati Bell  for $2.9B:: Broadband Communities Magazine :: FierceWireless

"Smithville Communications and SCI REMC–a rural telecom provider and an electric cooperative, respectively–are teaming to build fiber based broadband infrastructure to serve their common Indiana service areas." :: Telecompetitor

"Cable's next big network move: Expanding the upstream" :: Light Reading

"Low-Orbit Satellite Security" :: POTs and PANs

Broadband Communities conference rescheduled:  August 10-13, Houston, TX :: Broadband Communities 2020 Summit

Universal Service contribution factor for Q2:  19.6% :: FCC


Commr. Rosenworcel:  "The FCC should send Wi-Fi hotspots to schools to close the homework gap"  :: The Verge

GAO report on 5G wireless :: GAO


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