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CAGW Reviews 50 States' BEAD Proposals

Most states propose to regulate broadband rates, discriminate against non-fiber technologies, and preference government networks.

March 21, 2024 — Alec Mena 1711037839

ACP Funding Expiration Will Affect States’ Broadband Rate Regulation

Ending ACP will complicate and delay state efforts to expand affordable internet access.

April 5, 2024 — Alec Mena 1712332750

The FCC's Not So Merry-Go-Round of Net Neutrality

The Biden administration’s creates uncertainty for future of broadband deployments across America and wastes taxpayer resources.

April 4, 2024 — Deborah Collier 1712240787

Rate Setting for BEAD Funds Is Forcing States to Consider the Impact of Inflation

NTIA's pressure to include unrealistic price caps without inflation adjustment may discourage provider participation.

March 28, 2024 — Alec Mena 1711653526

CAGW Files Comments with FCC on RDOF Emergency Petition

CAGW responds to an emergency petition filed by RDOF award winners asking for relief from the FCC's buildout requirements.

Congress Must Restore Spectrum Auction Authority

A year has passed since the FCC lost its spectrum auction authority.  It is time for Congress to renew this authority.

March 8, 2024 — Deborah Collier 1709904460

Connecting Americans to Broadband Should Not Be Impeded

With $42.45 billion on the line to connect unserved communities, NTIA should not force states like Virginia to rate regulate.

February 26, 2024 — Deborah Collier 1708964076

Federal Agencies Need to Improve IT Modernization Efforts

Federal agencies are still struggling with software asset management and cloud adoption, potentially wasting taxpayer dollars.

February 12, 2024 — Deborah Collier 1707776817

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