Following are the results from a survey I conducted of broadband service providers related to the new FCC mandate for biannual reporting of broadband availability data in the Broadband Data Collection System.
Open Access broadband networks have been gaining ground over the past few years as governments and municipalities are noticing the many advantages they provide. It’s a way for a city to provide fast and affordable broadband service in areas where a [...]
In its effort to ensure greater accuracy with its Broadband Map, the FCC is requiring that every provider of broadband service in the U.S. and U.S Territories to begin uploading their broadband serviceable locations into the FCC's new Broadband Data [...]
The NTIA is now accepting applications for the Middle Mile Grant Program. The application window closes September 30, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (EDT). The Middle Mile Grant Program is part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as [...]
The Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) Program will soon appropriate an initial allocation of $100 million to every state to help close the digital divide. Following that could be millions more, depending on the number of unserved [...]
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act provides $65 billion dollars to improve broadband access and affordability across the U.S. The biggest portion of that bundle of cash is the $42.45 billion that will be distributed through the Broadband [...]
With the lingering IPv4 address shortage, providers are trying to find viable solutions to tackle the problem. If you’re one of these providers, there are several factors that you need to be aware of that can affect your ability to get the IP [...]
What is PNM?
DOCSIS Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) is a relatively new tool for cable operators that allows them to find and resolve issues in the cable plant before they impact subscribers. For most of the history of cable plant maintenance [...]