All four bills from yesterday and today will, if passed, make it easier to deploy fiber across the country which is crucial for consumers today, and to support the 5G networks of tomorrow.
Yesterday, the President took action on rural broadband.
The FCC today acted to remove barriers to wireless infrastructure deployment by determining that replacement utility poles that have no potential effect on historic properties do not need to complete historic preservation review.
The following statement is attributed to Heather Burnett Gold, President and CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association regarding the upcoming FCC vote on pole attachment and deployment rules:
NEW YORK – Today the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer released a Request for Information (RFI) to gather input from industry experts to inform the City's implementation plan for universal broadband. Universal broadband refers to the City’s goal to connect every resident and business wi