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California Should Fix Its Broadband Program

California PUC should make sure unserved communities are a priority for the $2 billion broadband grant program created by SB 156.

Deborah Collier May 4, 2022
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FCC Moves Forward on Pole Attachment Issues

The FCC will be considering a proposed rulemaking to clarify who should pay the cost of pole replacements at its March meeting.

Deborah Collier March 4, 2022
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Broadband Funding Should Be Tied to Accurate FCC Broadband Maps

Accurate broadband deployment maps are critical to ensuring taxpayer dollars are not wasted on duplication.

Deborah Collier February 24, 2022
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Federal Funds for Broadband Must Not Be Wasted

With an unprecedented amount of funds available for broadband, federal agencies must be careful not to waste taxpayer resources.

Deborah Collier February 7, 2022
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The FAA Must Stop Holding Up 5G

Federal agencies like the FAA cannot keep getting in the way of 5G deployment.

Thomas Schatz January 18, 2022
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Broadband Infrastructure Dollars Must be Used Wisely

The $65 billion for broadband infrastructure in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act must be used wisely.

Deborah Collier December 9, 2021
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Federal Agencies Must Stop Interfering with 5G Deployment

Federal agencies must stop objecting to the FCC's decisions to open up spectrum for much-needed 5G deployment.

Deborah Collier November 30, 2021
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The FCC Could Have a Dark Future

The FCC should avoid reentering the Dark Ages of overreaching rules and regulations.

Deborah Collier October 27, 2021
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State and Local Governments Must Stop Restraining Broadband Expansion

States and local governments should remove restrictions on broadband deployment. 

Deborah Collier August 18, 2021
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President Biden's Executive Order Will Harm Rather than Promote Competition

President Biden's Executive Order will harm competition and increase the size, scope, and power of the federal government.

Thomas Schatz July 9, 2021
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Knoxville Should Not Build a Government-Owned Broadband Network

Knoxville, Tennessee considering a government-owned network that would be costly, wasteful and potentially unsuccessful.

Deborah Collier June 24, 2021
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To Serve or not to Serve: The Broadband Map Question

The Broadband DATA Act gave the FCC funding to create new broadband maps. NTIA has its own new map for broadband.

Deborah Collier June 22, 2021

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