Tech

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Administration Launches “Internet for All” Initiative to Close Digital Divide

As part of the $65 billion in federal funding allocated to broadband deployment under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the Biden administration recently announced it is working to increase access to affordable, high-speed Internet for everyone in the country by 2029. The $45 billion “Internet for All” initiative plans

Tech Industry Asks Government for Expanded R&D Support

The big names in tech want the government to expand federal investment in artificial intelligence research and development.

DOE Taps Six Universities to Research Cyber Defenses for National Energy Systems

These systems will include features that detect cyber intrusions faster, and then automatically block access to control operations.

U.S.-Singapore Collaboration Imports Smart City Ideas

In this new bilateral partnership with Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI), the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is looking to apply cybersecurity best practices throughout the country.

Lawmakers Ask How to Pave the Way for Next-Generation Wireless Technologies

At a hearing last week, lawmakers and expert witnesses urged the creation of a pipeline of “licensed and unlicensed” spectrum—especially mid-band spectrum, which provides a combination of indoor signal range and potential for fast speeds with little buffering.

Congress Increases Focus on Cybersecurity Risk Management

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is pushing lawmakers to authorize the first set of mandates that specifically address cybersecurity concerns for critical infrastructure and federal agencies.

FCC Set to Consider Consumer Labels for Broadband Services

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act directs the FCC to set rules for ISPs to inform consumers about pricing, introductory rates, broadband speeds, data allowances, and the like.
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