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FCC Creates Taskforce To Improve Broadband Data

The Federal Communications Commission’s Jessica Rosenworcel has announced a new taskforce dedicated to implementing “long overdue” improvements to the agency’s broadband data and mapping tools.

“The Broadband Data Task Force will lead a cross-agency effort to collect detailed data and develop more precise maps about broadband availability,” said Rosenworcel, who was appointed as FCC Acting Chairwoman last month. She named Jean Kiddoo, who also leads the agency’s Incentive Auction Task Force, as Chair of the initiative.

The taskforce will coordinate the Commission’s broadband mapping and data collection efforts across agency teams, including the Office of Economics and Analytics, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Wireline Competition Bureau, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, International Bureau, Office of Engineering and Technology, and Office of the Managing Director. Read more…..

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