By Ryan Johnston

Next Century Cities and Public Interest Allies Meet with FCC and USAC to Escalate Emergency Broadband Benefit Challenges

Since enrollment for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (“EBBP”) began in May 2021, 2.3 million people have signed up to receive assistance with their broadband bill. However, eligible participants have …

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Treasury Department Releases Rules That May Lead to More Confusion Than Connectivity

The State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (“SLFRF”) is a $350 billion emergency fund to be used by eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments to support the populations hit …

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NCC Submits Comments Emphasizing That As Long As Millions of Americans Do Not Have Reliable Broadband, Lifeline Voice Services Are Indispensable

In 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) directed the Wireline Competition Bureau to submit a State of the Lifeline Marketplace Report by June 30, 2021. This report is intended to …

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