Data gathered for Omdia’s Environmental, Social and Governance Service Provider Index reported a growth in the telecom industry’s commitment to green energy last year, with all 15 telcos tracked by the Index announcing green energy measures between 2019 and 2020.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Chiefs for Change, a bipartisan network of education leaders, partnered with America’s wireless industry to help close the digital divide and provide more than 2.4 million students with internet connections needed for remote learning.
A new FCC study on the impacts of rural broadband on U.S. farming productivity found that a county’s increased broadband service has a “statistically significant” effect on higher crop yields and lower costs for fertilizer, fuel, and seed.
A recent year-long survey from HIMSS Market and Spectrum Enterprise found a shift in telehealth concerns from healthcare providers – from concern about a lack of reimbursement policies and patient awareness to concern about patients’ lack of connected devices.
Agtech startup Plenty is turning the traditional idea of “flat farming” on its head and pioneering a future for vertical farming – an indoor farming technique with the potential to yield more crops all while using less resources and land space.
Internet data and analytics company DecisionData estimates that within the next three years average household usage is likely to exceed 1 TB of data per month – an almost 200% increase from 2020’s estimated monthly average.
The Internet Innovation Alliance congratulates Nathan Simington on his Senate confirmation to the Federal Communications Commission. We look forward to working with Commissioner Simington on current issues, together seeking to improve the internet ecosystem for all Americans.
As many Americans had virtual celebrations, Thanksgiving Day saw a year-over-year 45% jump in cable broadband usage on the holiday compared to last year, according to broadband management and analytics company OpenVault.