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Did telecoms overreport their broadband coverage in underserved areas?

Feb 17, 2023
The federal infrastructure law provided $40 billion to bring internet access to every American. But some communities still have none.
The FCC's map of broadband service relies on telecom companies' data, which may be aspirational in certain areas, according to some experts.
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Outgoing FCC Chair Tom Wheeler on the future of telecom regulation

Jan 23, 2017
The former FCC chair talks telecom policy, access and data under President Donald Trump.
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Tom Wheeler speaks during his keynote conference at the Mobile World Congress back in 2015.
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