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The FCC’s New Broadband Data Collection is About to Launch

USA - May 4 2022 The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) is poised to implement a comprehensive overhaul of its existing broadband data mapping…

Now is a Good Time for a Regulatory Compliance Checkup

USA - May 2 2022 We understand that regulatory compliance is not the most engaging issue. Whether planning to deploy a new broadband network or operating an existing…

Broadband Grants May Be Taxable Income

USA - March 17 2022 Broadband grants awarded under programs established by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and the Infrastructure Investment and JOBS Act (IIJA)…

Don’t Forget About the Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund for Broadband Infrastructure

USA - January 26 2022 $10 Billion Treasury Program Makes Available $100 Million+ for Each State - But States Need to Apply For It Over the past several months, broadband…

The Digital Equity Act

USA - January 20 2022 This is our 6th entry in our blog series on the major provisions of the Infrastructure Investment and JOBS Act ("the IIJA" or "the Act"). Previous…

Key Cybersecurity Provisions in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

USA - January 13 2022 This is the fifth in Keller and Heckman’s series of posts pertaining to the new Infrastructure Investment and JOBS Act (H.R. 3684) (“the IIJA” or…

Treasury Final Rule Significantly Expands Permitted Use of ARPA Funds for Broadband Infrastructure Projects

USA - January 7 2022 The Treasury Department has issued its Final Rule regarding the use of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLRF) established under the…

The Affordable Connectivity Program

USA - December 10 2021 Essentially, the Affordable Connectivity Program (“ACP”) expands and makes permanent the temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit (“EBB”) program…

Don’t Lose Sight of USDA’s Current USDA ReConnect Funding Opportunity

USA - December 7 2021 This entry highlights the current rural broadband funding opportunity presented by the $1.15 billion “ReConnect” program administered by the US…

Proposed Changes to Produce Safety Rule’s Agricultural Water Requirements

USA - December 6 2021 FDA’s Produce Safety Rule (PSR), finalized in 2015 under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), established “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting…