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Daiquiri Ryan 7h
Satellite Industry Association’s Tom Stroup talks about the potential of satellite broadband for rural America but fails to address affordability— where available, most rural Americans can’t afford the high cost of satellite services
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Daiquiri Ryan 6h
THANK YOU for calling out opponents for ! Successful city initiatives are being killed my large $ telecom interests
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Stephen Bell 8h
A staggering look at the growing digital divide as kicks off their rural broadband hearing this morning.
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Next Century Cities 5h
Research done by indicates that 5G is not being built in rural communities. It goes where there is fiber and in densely populated areas. 5G won't be supporting precision agriculture any time soon.
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Will Rinehart 7h
I would caution against seeing rural broadband as similar to rural electrification. It is much harder to build an Internet network.
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Will Rinehart 5h
Here is the whitepaper where that $40 Billion estimate comes from, just mentioned by . The big problem with this study is that it only assumes fiber or cable will be the end Internet technology.
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GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA) 6h
Witnesses from both & the Satellite Industry Association describe the importance of during today's hearing on rural .
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Dave Wright 7h
"CBRS is vitally important to the future of rural broadband." in opening remarks to - stressing the need for some smaller PAL licenses while preserving GAA.
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Marsha Blackburn 7h
30% of Americans in rural areas lack access to broadband. We’re continuing our work this morning on to remove federal barriers & find solutions to close the . Tune in live here:
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Brett Glass WY7BG 6h
Replying to @BellStephenA
This map falsely shows areas which our WISP serves with up to 1 Gbps as "without broadband access." Typical of the falsehoods promulgated by lobbyists seeking regulations or subsidies on behalf of huge corporate clients. Wish I could be there to testify before .
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Energy and Commerce 8h
LIVE NOW: convenes hearing titled "Realizing the Benefits of Rural Broadband: Challenges and Solutions" >>
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Matt Wood Jul 11
Kicking off the hearing on internet , and . says its important to protect privacy, curiously without acknowledging her key role in striking down FCC privacy rules just last year.
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WISPA 7h
WISPA’s tells that WISPA members are closing the with technology, without subsidies, and we could serve even more rural Americans with equal access to
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Next Century Cities 6h
Listening to talk about rural broadband. Let's empower local community leaders to use ANY and ALL potential solutions to connect residents. All hands on deck and all pathways available. And make decisions as close to those impacted as possible.
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Daiquiri Ryan 6h
24M are underserved— aka have less than 25/3 Mbps. getting those Americans *meaningful* access is just as important as getting unserved access
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Claude Aiken 2h
Thanks to for inviting me to testify in front of Congress for the very first time. Great questions from the Committee, and eventually my nerves calmed down at least a little bit!
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Marsha Blackburn Jul 11
Chairing a hearing on digital privacy this morning. It’s critical that your personal information is protected no matter what kind of network you’re using. Tune in live here:
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Daiquiri Ryan 7h
Suzanne Coker Craig of Pinetop talks about the success of municipal broadband until the state sued to preempt the initiative — something that knows well as an avid opponent of
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National Grange 6h
“As the internet exploded, we struggled to get much more than a dial up connection - a great service in 2000, but in 2015 it posed serious challenges to running a small business and providing access to modern education or healthcare.” -Ms. Coker Craig at the hearing
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Next Century Cities 6h
Local rural leaders are solving their problems...public private partnerships, open access networks, rural utilities, municipal broadband, wireless solutions - whatever works. We need to understand that legislation that limits local choice is harmful.
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