By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 2-24-22

The Department of Commerce is urging states to use some of their collective $42.5 billion in broadband infrastructure subsidy funds to help build the workforce needed to build out fiber-based broadband and close the digital divide.

That was one of the recommendations in a new report on information and communications technology (ICT) and protecting the communications high-tech equipment supply chain, including undersea cables, modems, fiber optic cables, bridges, routers, and gateways.  » Read More