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The National Broadband Map

February 17, 2011 - 12:51 PM by Anne Neville, Director, State Broadband Initiative – NTIA
Welcome to the first-ever public, searchable nationwide map of broadband access.The National Broadband Map is an unprecedented project created by NTIA, in collaboration with the FCC, and in partnership with each state, territory and the District of Columbia. We created the
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Demand for mobile broadband

February 10, 2011 - 01:11 PM by John Leibovitz & Robert Alderfer
Cisco recently released an update to its Visual Networking Index: Mobile Data Traffic Forecast report, which contains projections of data usage on mobile wireless networks over the next five years. The report is widely followed because Cisco’s role as a network equipment supplier throughout
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Genachowski, FCC Staff Take In CES 2011

January 10, 2011 - 06:14 PM by George Krebs
Tablets and TVs; gadgets and tech-integrated vehicles; tech-enhanced musical instruments and heavily promoted headphones; innovative toys, energy efficient designs and wireless enabled products of all sorts. Sunday concluded a busy span of stunning technology pageantry in Las Vegas. Thousands
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Broadband: Jobs and Innovation

January 1, 2011 - 01:12 PM by Sharon Gillett, Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau
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9-1-1's Next Frontier

November 23, 2010 - 05:10 PM by George Krebs
This morning Chairman Genachowski, Public Safety Bureau Chief Jamie Barnett and a collection of FCC staff visited a state-of-the-art response facility at the Arlington County Emergency Communications Center in Arlington, Virginia. Following the vision laid out in the National Broadband Plan,
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Our Innovation Infrastructure: Opportunities and Challenges

November 16, 2010 - 12:48 PM by George Krebs
Earlier today, Chairman Genachowski spoke at the annaul meeting of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners in Atlanta. In concert with the conference's "Keeping the Focus" theme, the Chairman spoke to the primary focus of the FCC: the economy and jobs. We're serving this
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Crunching the Numbers Behind the Spectrum Crunch

October 21, 2010 - 12:45 PM by Rob Alderfer
By Robert Alderfer and Tom PetersThe explosive growth of mobile communication is fueling our economy, creating jobs and spurring innovation at lighting fast speeds. But, it is also taxing our nation’s spectrum.Spectrum is the finite national resource that makes all forms of wireless
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Super Wi-Fi is Super for Energy Too

September 24, 2010 - 04:46 PM by Nick Sinai
By Nick Sinai and Tom BrownWe at the FCC are very excited about yesterday’s order to free up the unused "white spaces" spectrum between television channels, intended to spur a wave of innovation in new devices and applications. Most commenters have focused on the possible use of this spectrum
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A Third-Way Legal Framework For Addressing The Comcast Dilemma

May 6, 2010 - 11:37 AM by Austin Schlick
When the D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in the Comcast/BitTorrent case, it was clear the decision could affect a significant number of important recommendations in the National Broadband Plan, the Commission’s Open Internet proceeding, and other policy initiatives related to broadband. 
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FCC SENDS NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO CONGRESS - Plan Details Actions for Connecting Consumers, Economy with 21st Century Networks

March 16, 2010 - 03:03 PM by Haley Van Dÿck
Today, the Federal Communications Commission delivered to Congress a National Broadband Plan setting an ambitious agenda for connecting all corners of the nation while transforming the economy and society with the communications network of the future -- robust, affordable Internet.The creation
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