Three Myths of Fiber Cleaning

Here’s what’s not a myth: Keeping fiber clean is critical to the long-term reliability of a network.

Continue Reading
 

Border to Border 2.0: Minnesota’s Broadband Reboot

Minnesota’s state broadband grant program has been praised as one of the nation’s best – but that doesn’t mean it can’t be improved, according to the bill’s author.

Continue Reading
 

Community Connectivity Is Threatened

Proponents bill it as a win for apartment residents and owners, but apartment owners say the recently enacted San Francisco MDU ordinance ultimately creates more hurdles for delivering high-quality connectivity.

Continue Reading
 

USDA ReConnect: Expensive Money

For many small communities, the USDA’s latest grant program may be too complex to be worth applying for.

Continue Reading
 

FCC Proposed Expansion of the OTARD Rule

Providers should explore the possible implications of the rule change and share comments with the FCC.

Continue Reading
 

Bandwidth Hawk: To Protect Network Security, Regulate Software, Not Hardware

Worried about political opposition to buying from Huawei? Here’s a short guide and a possible solution.

Continue Reading
 

Thinking Creatively About Broadband Infrastructure

To encourage new, local broadband providers, consider easing the regulatory burdens that make starting a new broadband venture costly.

Continue Reading
 

Why Broadband Should Be a Utility

Delivering great broadband to everyone in a community requires thinking about broadband in a new way. Some cities have already made that shift.

Continue Reading
 

Q&A With Jannine Miller, Senior Advisor for Rural Infrastructure, USDA: USDA Supports Rural Broadband

The Department of Agriculture experiments with new ways to drive rural broadband deployment.

Continue Reading
 

Bandwidth Hawk: 5G, Poles and Local Controls

Lesson learned: It does not pay to run roughshod over local concerns. The FCC finds out the hard way.

Continue Reading
 

Editor's Note: Previewing the Summit

This issue of the magazine offers an advance look at 2019 Summit program highlights.

Continue Reading
 

Bandwidth Hawk: Rural Broadband: Dividing The Spoils

Do you hope to serve a rural area that already has some broadband service?  Work around it. Literally.

Continue Reading
 

Q&A With Lisa Youngers, President and CEO, Fiber Broadband Association: Advocating for Fiber Broadband

Why every 5G discussion turns to fiber infrastructure: The new head of the Fiber Broadband Association shares her vision of the industry.

Continue Reading
 

New Funding For Rural Broadband

The passage of the Agricultural Improvement Act and the opening of a funding window for the ReConnect program will help narrow the rural digital divide.

Continue Reading
 

Bandwidth Hawk: Electric Co-ops Embrace Fiber

Hundreds of electric co-ops are considering deployment of residential or business broadband – and almost all want to use fiber.

Continue Reading
 

Google Fiber Helps Drive National OTMR Policy

Pole attachments have long been a problem for fiber overbuilders that need access to utility poles. With its new one-touch-make-ready rule, the FCC weighed in on their side.

Continue Reading
 
 

San Francisco’s MDU Ordinance Is a Win-Win-Win

Under a new city ordinance, renters in San Francisco can request internet services from providers of their choice. The legislation appears to be a win for ISPs, property owners and consumers.

Continue Reading
 
 

Impact of CAF II–Funded Networks

Two typical rural exchanges are likely to remain underserved even after upgrades supported by the Connect America Fund. This study, conducted by the Blandin Foundation, concludes that CAF funding is insufficient to support rural economic development and that more transparency is needed if states and localities are to supplement CAF funds strategically.

Continue Reading
 

Proving a Negative

The RUS has new funds to spend on connecting unserved areas. But how can applicants prove an area is unserved?

Continue Reading
 

Bandwidth Hawk: CAF II Reverse Auction Heads for (Modest) Success

Auction winners will likely serve between 200,000 and 400,000 rural households and businesses – at best, about 40 percent of those eligible.

Continue Reading
 
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Speakers – Summit 2019
BBC Washington, DC
2019 Exhibitor List
2019 Exhibitor/Sponsor List
Multifamily Educational Series
2019 Summit Floor Plan
DAY ONE HIGHLIGHTS – 2019
DAY FOUR HIGHLIGHTS – 2019
DAY TWO HIGHLIGHTS – 2019
DAY THREE HIGHLIGHTS – 2019

© 2019 Broadband Properties, LLC

Privacy Policy

Web Design and Web Development by Buildable