The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) is seeking comments on its Second Notice of Further Proposed Interpretations of Parts of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012. The comment period has been extended to April 28, 2015.
This month’s map analyzes the Broadband Outreach Center’s three broadband use cases (Basic Consumer, Home Office/Education, & High Capacity) and takes the highest use case available in a location and assigns it to a known populated addressed property. Continue reading
Recently, Akamai Technologies released its Fourth Quarter, 2014 State of the Internet Report ranking Utah among the fastest in the country for average connection speeds. Using this data, the Washington Post pointed out that if you compare Utah internationally, it ranks 17th for highest speeds.
The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today announced it will be releasing the second phase of previously-awarded grant funding for states and territories to begin collecting data necessary to plan for the nationwide public safety broadband network being developed by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).
Over the past 4 years, the demand for fast mobile broadband (Internet accessed through a portable mobile device) has greatly increased. Fast mobile broadband is critical for communications in public safety and other sectors needing to connect while on the go.