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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.

Deborah Collier April 4, 2024
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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.

Deborah Collier February 26, 2024
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A Disturbing Trend for Broadband Deployment

With $42.5 billion available for broadband deployment, funding should be available regardless of technology or vendor type.

Deborah Collier August 11, 2023
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CAGW Responds to Sen. Thune's Broadband Questions

Letter from Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) begins oversight process into broadband spending.  Here is CAGW's Response.

Deborah Collier January 13, 2023
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Senate Hearing Must Focus on Avoiding Duplicative Middle Mile Broadband Funding

Senate hearing should focus on a review of current broadband spending programs, particularly spending for middle-mile deployments.

Deborah Collier December 12, 2022
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Spectrum Coordination Needs to Expand Across More Federal Agencies

The FCC and NTIA announced signing an MOU on spectrum allocation coordination. Other federal agencies should join this effort.

Deborah Collier August 4, 2022
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Federal Funding for Broadband Should Be Vendor and Technology Neutral

When planning infrastructure spending on broadband deployment, rules should be technology and vendor neutral.

Deborah Collier July 18, 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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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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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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$40 Billion Broadband Bill Is Costly, Unnecessary, and Wasteful

The BRIDGE Act of 2021 would do more harm than good.

Thomas Schatz June 16, 2021
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FCC Moves Forward with L-Band Proceeding

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulates a draft proposal to move forward on the L-band proceeding.

Deborah Collier April 17, 2020

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