Tagged: Federal Communications Commission

Broadband Efforts to Get $100M Boost

Broadband Efforts to Get $100M Boost

Technology & Telecom

The state will receive $100 million in federal funding “right off the bat” for broadband deployment through the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act that President Joe Biden signed on Nov. 15. read more >

Bridging Arkansas’ Digital Divide (John Fletcher Commentary)

Bridging Arkansas’ Digital Divide (John Fletcher Commentary)

OpinionLegalTechnology & Telecom

The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund could represent the best chance over the next decade to narrow the digital divide for many rural communities. While much work remains to finalize the fund, the FCC’s proposal outlines a framework that will likely define federal broadband policy for rural America over the next decade. read more >

Aristotle Exec on Broadband Mission to Washington

Aristotle Exec on Broadband Mission to Washington

Technology & Telecom

Elizabeth Bowles will be on a mission April 21 when she flies to Washington, D.C., as a newly minted member of the federal Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee. She’s demanding technological equality for rural people. read more >

Comcast Increases Internet Speeds

Comcast Increases Internet Speeds

Technology & Telecom

Comcast announced Monday that it is increasing the speed of its Blast! tier by 50 percent to 75 Mbps in central Arkansas at no additional charge to customers. read more >