JBG Smith purchases broadband spectrum from FCC
$25.3M acquisition will allow developer to build 5G infrastructure in National Landing
JBG Smith announced Monday it has purchased seven blocks of Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum in Arlington County and Alexandria from the Federal Communications Commission, an acquisition that will
McLean satellite operator to buy in-flight broadband biz for $400M
Intelsat to acquire Gogo Inc.'s commercial aviation broadband business
McLean-based communications satellite services provider Intelsat Corp. announced Monday it will acquire in-flight broadband connectivity provider Gogo Inc.’s commercial aviation business for $400 million. Under the acquisition, Intelsat plans to
More than 10% of Va. students don’t have broadband access at home
State Council on Higher Education for Virginia analysis breaks down the digital divide
While Virginia school districts and higher education institutions are finalizing fall plans in light of the pandemic, an analysis released Wednesday by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia
Broadband service might expand in Powhatan County
1,559 locations will receive internet access if USDA approves grant
Powhatan County announced Friday an expansion of its broadband partnership with Central Virginia Services Inc. that could provide fiber optic high-speed internet access to 1,559 locations in the western part
The ‘stress test’ for data centers
During COVID-19 crisis, broadband consumption has risen 50% during daytime hours.
The internet hasn’t blown up — yet. But the primary data center hub of the world — Loudoun County — where more than 70% of all internet traffic passes through
Falls Church company sends text from space satellite to phone
Lynk Global Inc. plans to use satellites to provide broadband services to more than 5 billion mobile phone users.
Falls Church-based wireless network company Lynk Global Inc. said Wednesday that it has sent a text message from a satellite in space to a standard mobile phone on Earth. “This
Dominion, PGEC sign deal to bring broadband to Surry County
Partnership would provide high-speed internet to 7,000 customers.
Dominion Energy Virginia and Prince George Electric Cooperative (PGEC) signed a memorandum of understanding that would bring high-speed internet to about 7,000 households in Surry County, Dominion announced Friday. This
State announces $18.3M in broadband grants
The grants are expected to connect about 36,000 households, mainly in rural areas.
The Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) will award more than $18.3 million in grants to 12 broadband expansion projects in the state, mainly in rural areas, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday.