The Utah Global Forum will be held Wednesday, September 24, 2014. The forum will be an exceptional opportunity to facilitate dialogue of global expansion through import and export possibilities. Continue reading →
The Utah Broadband Project’s mapping team has started preparations for the fall 2014 data submission to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on October 1. The deadline for providers to update their mapping data with the Project is September 1, 2014. This fall will be the last time the Utah Broadband Project, and all other states and territories, will collect mapping data directly from providers. Starting in spring 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will collect broadband availability mapping data directly from broadband providers using the new form 477. The transition will take place this fall, with both the states and the FCC collecting data from broadband providers. The due date for the FCC’s new form 477 is October 1, 2014. Continue reading →
Chairman Tom Wheeler of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the creation of a Universal Service Fund (USF) Strike Force, which will focus on protecting the USF and all other funding programs the FCC manages.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently released an article on global leaders in broadband deployment. This article promotes the United States (U.S.) as the only “large” country placed in the top 10 for high-speed Internet penetration. Continue reading →
Utah’s Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) recently posted an article on broadband planning for local governments. The article provides readers with a list of best practice ideas to implement into local community plans.