At the end of last week the FCC released Form 477 data as of June 30, 2021. The top lines of the release are: 3.6 million housing units (as of 2019 projections) unserved by 25/3 broadband, which is 2.55% of the 141 million housing units nationally. That’s a small 13 basis point…
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In the previous post, I created a model that provides “cost to serve” for any un- and under-served location in U.S.. Combined with data about the number…
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To estimate how much it will cost to close the digital divide in broadband access we need two pieces of information: the cost to serve each location…
and lingering concerns about changes to methodology and public access
I’ve long been confused by the term “technological neutrality” in broadband deployment conversations. Advocates would say that if a provider can hit…
My previous post showed the “current” state of un- and underserved by broadband, according to the FCC’s Form 477 from December 2020. It showed that in…
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The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will put $42.45 billion into broadband buildout, to be distributed by the states. Less than a year earlier…
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And estimates of how the allocations can change post new maps
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