By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 3-19-21

With potentially as much as $120 billion in new broadband spending either in the pipeline or contemplated by Congress, the result could be “a golden age of broadband investment, or a costly sinkhole that squanders billions and does little to close actual broadband gaps.”

That is according to Michael Powell, president of NCTA-The Internet & Television Association and former chairman of the FCC, which will be handing out a lot of that money. He is particularly concerned with the legislative proposals that would define existing service as only where there is 100 Mbps download and upload speeds.  » Read More