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NTIA is gearing up for the release of the Notice of Funding Opportunity for its $42 billion BEAD program, and it wants more than anything for states interested in participating to clearly communicate their plans for distribution of the broadband funding with the agency. Meanwhile, 1Q22 earnings season is upon us and AT&T is ready to commit all of its energy toward its fiber expansion now that the WarnerMedia-Discovery merger is complete.

NTIA Wants States, Feds to Cooperate For BEAD
With states and broadband providers anxiously awaiting the particulars of NTIA’s Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program, “fiber is the new toilet paper." Read More »
Twitter Accepts Musk’s $44 Billion Bid
Elon Musk’s empire is expanding. His approximately $44 billion bid to acquire Twitter was accepted by the company’s board Monday. Read More »
The Most Significant Point of Entertainment Aggregation in the Home
Parks Associates research forecasts the smart TV installed base among US broadband households to have dipped slightly in 2021, as consumers gradually returned to more time outdoors after the pandemic lockdowns of the previous year. Read More »
AT&T Talks Fiber, Inflation Impacts Post-WarnerMedia
With the WarnerMedia transaction behind it, AT&T is ready to charge full force into all things connectivity. It all starts with expanding its fiber footprint and driving deeper penetration. AT&T Fiber Read More »
Worth a Little More than ‘Ten Percent’
The topsy turvy world of the team behind film and television stars is at the heart of “Ten Percent,” a comedy series premiering on Sundance Now and AMC+ on April 29. Its linear debut is set for May 1 on BBC America. Read More »
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