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Study from ACA Connects argues that the case for new regulations has 'vanished' amid 'robust' broadband growth and competition.
Federal, state and local offices are hiring for a range of positions to manage billions of dollars in broadband grants.
Consumer demand, operator technology upgrades, marketing and high levels of investment are all contributing to 1-Gig growth globally, says analyst firm Omdia.
Broadband rules also drew criticism from the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) which called NTIA's fiber focus 'contrary to Congress' tech-neutral design' of the infrastructure law.
A new study counts over 100 broadband programs administered by 15 agencies and calls the federal approach to closing the digital divide 'fragmented and overlapping.'