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Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network Clears Major Hurdle

Five years after Congress first authorized the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) as part of The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act...

Attracting Advanced Communications Networks to Our Communities in the 21st Century

By: Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay On February 8, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Telecommunications Act of 1996 with the intent of ushering...

Closing the Economic Divide Is the Next Chapter of Black History

By Jamal Simmons As Black History Month draws to a close, it is important to look into the future to fix the problems in Black...

Venessa Harrison: “All Things Are Possible With AT&T”

More than 30 years after beginning her career as a network operator, Venessa Harrison was appointed President of AT&T North Carolina in December 2013....

MMTC Tackles Digital Equity & Opportunity in Summit

On February 7, 2017, the Multicultural Media Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) convened a rich panoply of leaders from the media, technology, and telecommunications...

The FCC Would Make Broadband Less Accessible

Access to high-speed internet is crucial to anyone trying to live and work in today’s economy, and can help people from every community live...

Altice Offers Lightening Fast Broadband Speeds, In Advance of FCC Commitment

Altice USA, a subsidiary of cable, media, and entertainment company Altice Group, recently announced its decision to offer ultra-high speed broadband to customers in...

HUD, Comcast Partner in Expanding Internet Essentials Program

After successfully connecting more than 600,000 low-income families to high-speed internet, Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative...

Broadband and Capital Have Historic Implications for America’s Blacks

By Marc Morial, President, National Urban League Too often overlooked by leadership in the black community, capital is the lifeblood of our market-based economy. The...

Johnson Champions Digital Equity as Priority for Modern American Economy

For the past 10 years, Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) has served his constituents and this country by trying to level the playing field for...