Help on the Way for Broadband Data

Congress is poised to pass sweeping legislation that would address the inaccuracies of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) national broadband coverage data. The House and Senate recently passed the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability [...]

2020-02-04T09:49:56-08:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: NACo|Tags: , , |

Telecom and Broadband Access Bill Moves to Full Ways and Means Committee

A bill that seeks to expand access to telecommunications services and develop broadband access across Oregon cleared the joint committee on ways and means subcommittee on transportation and economic development on June 12. The bill, [...]

Bill to Strengthen Telecommunications Services and Develop Broadband Access Across Oregon Received Public Hearing

In 1999, the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Universal Service Fund (OUSF) to support and provide targeted investments for telecommunications service in rural areas of the state. OUSF receives revenue from a surcharge on landlines [...]