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CAGW Reviews 50 States' BEAD Proposals

Most states propose to regulate broadband rates, discriminate against non-fiber technologies, and preference government networks.

March 21, 2024 — Alec Mena 1711037839

ACP Funding Expiration Will Affect States’ Broadband Rate Regulation

Ending ACP will complicate and delay state efforts to expand affordable internet access.

April 5, 2024 — Alec Mena 1712332750

The FCC's Not So Merry-Go-Round of Net Neutrality

The Biden administration’s creates uncertainty for future of broadband deployments across America and wastes taxpayer resources.

April 4, 2024 — Deborah Collier 1712240787

Rate Setting for BEAD Funds Is Forcing States to Consider the Impact of Inflation

NTIA's pressure to include unrealistic price caps without inflation adjustment may discourage provider participation.

March 28, 2024 — Alec Mena 1711653526

CAGW Files Comments with FCC on RDOF Emergency Petition

CAGW responds to an emergency petition filed by RDOF award winners asking for relief from the FCC's buildout requirements.

The House Passes CARS Act to Protect Consumer Choice

The House passed bill will protect consumer automobile choice and halt EPA emissions mandate.

December 29, 2023 — Christina Smith 1703860317

CAGW Files Comments to the FCC On Proposed Net Neutrality Rulemaking

The re-classification of the internet as a Title II service will impose heavy-handed regulations and reduce broadband investments.

The FCC Is Burning the Turkey

The FCC's two recent rule making proceedings will deliver a burnt Turkey for Thanksgiving by harming future investments.

November 20, 2023 — Deborah Collier 1700507643

Montana’s BEAD Broadband Funding Proposal Misses the Mark

Montana's proposed rate-regulation and high-speed threshold will make broadband less accessible to rural households

November 7, 2023 — Alec Mena 1699374315

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