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New FCC Broadband Map Crowdsources Regulation of Broadband Availability

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This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its new broadband availability maps to cheers from the larger telecom industry. With this new set of FCC maps, a Read more

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Restaurant Sales Are Up, But Foot Traffic Is Down. Why Is That?
November 23, 2022
   The third quarter was a good quarter for chain restaurants. However, more sales do not necessarily translate into more customers. Lisa Miller, President, Lisa W. Miller & Read more
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High Turnover in Diversity Roles is a Reflection of Unrealistic Expectations
November 23, 2022
Diversity roles, specifically diversity and inclusion managers, have been the second fastest growing job title in the last five years according to LinkedIn. Yet, these positions are also experiencing a Read more
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New FCC Broadband Map Crowdsources Regulation of Broadband Availability
November 23, 2022
This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its new broadband availability maps to cheers from the larger telecom industry. With this new set of FCC maps, a huge win for Read more
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New FCC Broadband Map Crowdsources Regulation of Broadband Availability
November 23, 2022
This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its new broadband availability maps to cheers from the larger telecom industry. With this new set of FCC maps, a Read more
How the FCC’s New ISP Rules Will Disrupt the Market
November 22, 2022
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has introduced new rules that will require ISPs to display more clearly essential and historically convoluted information such as Read more
Wavelengths: Has Federal Funding Solved Rural Broadband Connectivity Issues?
August 11, 2022
The availability of broadband in rural areas remains a big area of concern. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has seemingly addressed the issue by providing funding through RDOF, or Read more
Education’s Recovery Begins Now
May 18, 2021
Will the recent worst of times for US students bring about the best of times in the near future? That is the expectation John Harrington, CEO of Funds for Learning, holds. In Read more
Biden Administration’s EdTech Plan: Bridge the Student Digital Divide
January 28, 2021
With a new administration comes new policy visions, and the Biden administration has already vocalized some priorities for the United States’ education system. Reporting out of The 74 Read more
Broadband is Failing to Meet EdTech’s Needs
December 18, 2020
  Connectivity continues to be a challenge for school districts. Nonprofit Connected Nation reported that only 47% of school districts meet the FCC's 1Mbps/student standard. To put this in Read more
Sinclair’s FCC Fine Reveals Issues in the Business of Television Media
May 11, 2020
  Sinclair Broadcast Group, the second-largest television station operator, is going to be paying a hefty $48 million for an FCC fine, wrapping up the commission’s probe into the Read more
The Cost To Fix Education’s Digital Divide
April 28, 2020
The problem of digital equity in US public school systems has been wrestled with for decades. Maybe it took a global pandemic to finally solve it. The analyst group Funds For Learning crunched Read more
New Wifi Spectrum is Officially Open to ISPs and Consumers
April 27, 2020
  On this snippet of Business Casual, hosts Tyler Kern and Daniel litwin, and producer Taylor Bagley, walk through the recent FCC vote to allow unlicensed use of 6GHz wifi spectrum. The Read more