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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

Few Implementation Challenges Expected With EBB to ACP Transition

The FCC is likely to face minimal implementation obstacles as it transitions from the $3.1 billion emergency broadband benefit program to the $14.2 billion affordable connectivity program, advocacy and industry groups told us (see 2111180067). A central concern is ensuring…Subscribe to Read >>

Groups Seek More Scrutiny in MTE, ISP Agreements

Broadband and housing advocates want more FCC scrutiny over multi-tenant environments and the deals MTE building owners make with providers, said replies posted Monday in docket 17-142 (see 2110210053). Some said exclusivity agreements could hamper enrollment efforts in the upcoming…Subscribe to Read >>

Info Sought as Securus ICS Petition Raises Eyebrows

A Securus petition for a waiver of FCC rules on per minute rates, allowing inmate calling services to provide subscription plans, is raising eyebrows among other ICS providers and advocates (see 2111120056). Some said more information is needed before a…Subscribe to Read >>

Groups Seek More Flexibility for Tribal Library E-rate

Tribal libraries may soon get the clarity they sought on E-rate eligibility rules, as industry and tribal groups widely approved, in comments posted Tuesday in docket 02-6, FCC-proposed updates to the definition of an eligible library (see 2110010070). Some said…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Precision Ag Task Force OKs Final Report

The FCC precision agriculture task force unanimously approved its final report and recommendations to the FCC and Department of Agriculture on the connectivity and technology needs of precision ag, during the final meeting of its initial term. A central focus…Subscribe to Read >>