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Biography for Gabriella Novello

Gabriella Novello, Assistant Editor, is a journalist for Communications Daily covering telecommunications and the Federal Communications Commission. She joined the Warren Communications News staff in 2020, after covering election integrity and the 2020 presidential election at WhoWhatWhy. She received her bachelor's degree in journalism with a minor in health promotion at American University. You can follow Novello on Instagram and Twitter: @NOVELLOGAB.

Recent Articles by Gabriella Novello

COVID-19 Telehealth Metrics Could Let Applicants Fall Through Cracks: Experts

The application filing window for the second round of the FCC’s COVID-19 telehealth program is scheduled to open at the end of the month (see 2104150036), but policy experts warn the evaluation metrics could cause healthcare providers and facilities in…Subscribe to Read >>

With RDOF Phase I Review Underway, Telecom Groups Target Biggest Winners

State telecom associations asked the FCC to reject some of the biggest winners’ long-form applications for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction. The Minnesota Telecommunications Association, Iowa Communications Alliance and Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association want LTD Broadband’s application…Subscribe to Read >>

Consumer Advocates Seek More Transparency With EBB Program Rollout

The FCC should do more to ensure a smooth rollout of its $3.2 billion emergency broadband benefit program, consumer advocates said in recent interviews (see 2102250066). The commission’s website isn’t sufficiently user-friendly, and it should be more transparent on when…Subscribe to Read >>

ECF Rules Should Mirror E-rate, Include Smartphones, Groups Say

The FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund was enthusiastically praised by education advocates, schools and broadband providers in comments posted Tuesday in docket 21-93. The ECF program will give schools and libraries $7.17 billion to support remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic…Subscribe to Read >>

April 22 FCC Agenda Drafts Released

Providers would have to implement texting to the 988 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, space launches would get new spectrum, 911 outage reporting rules would be harmonized, and the 800 MHz rebanding would end, if all items on the agenda for…Subscribe to Read >>