Database Category: Broadband Infrastructure Permits

Broadband Infrastructure Permits

The UN Broadband Commission has committed to universal broadband by 2030

With the digital transformation of the economy and society, high-speed Internet is becoming an important supporting infrastructure for international trade activities

The legislative session has ended and Governor Newsom is expected to sign into law S.B. 4 and A.B. 14. These bills stand as the final pieces of the state’s new broadband infrastructure program.

Broadband map from Digital Divide call

Last year, we manually checked availability of more than 11,000 addresses using Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Form 477 data as the “source of truth.” Based on the results, we estimated that 42 million Americans do not have the ability to purchase broadband internet.

CETF Federal Broadband Opportunities Forum

The federal government is launching a temporary $3.2 billion program to help needy American families pay for high-speed internet service, in what could also be a boon for telecommunications providers. The Emergency Broadband Benefit program opened for enrollment Wednesday and generally offers $50 a month to help eligible households pay their internet or mobile phone […]

This paper analyzes to what extend the local presence of very high-speed broadband networks has a causal impact on the creation of new businesses and sole proprietorships.

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