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Industry Trends

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ISPs Brace for Potential Loss of ACP

May 9, 2024
A look at what's happening with ACP and what telcos and ISPs can do about it.
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Alternatives to BEAD Letter of Credit Requirement Announced Following Industry Guidance

Nov. 2, 2023
Several alternatives offered to allow providers of all sizes to participate.
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Crunch Time for BEAD

Oct. 10, 2023
Learn why the BEAD process offers the industry the appropriate processes to get the big things done in the right way.
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Beefing Up the BEAD Workforce

Sept. 11, 2023
Learn how much talent you need to deliver on your BEAD deployment promises.


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First Nokia Buy America-Compliant Products Available

April 24, 2024
Nokia is first technology vendor to announce the availability of Buy America-compliant products for use in critical broadband infrastructure projects.
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No BEAD-ing Around Cybersecurity & Cyber Supply Chain Risk

June 23, 2023
Learn five cybersecurity requirements NIST asks of grant recipients BEFORE they receive the funds.
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Bridging the digital divide faces a workforce challenge

April 27, 2023
Lack of required training and low wages hinder fiber broadband buildouts.
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Ready for the BEAD Funding Wave?

March 28, 2023
Use these six leadership moves right now so you’re ready when BEAD funding comes your way.
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Looking for Funding?

Feb. 13, 2023
Make 2023 the year to do network AND community preparation for BEAD $$$.