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Biography for Monica Hogan

Monica Hogan, Associate Editor, covers Federal Communications Commission-related wireline telephone and broadband policy at Communications Daily. Before joining Warren Communications News in 2019, she followed telecommunications market transitions: from standard to high-definition television, car phones to smartphones, dial-up ISPs to broadband, and big-dish to direct-broadcast satellite. At Communications Daily, she has also covered the emergence of digital health and precision agriculture. You can follow Hogan on Twitter: @MonicaHoganCD.

Recent Articles by Monica Hogan

FCC Meets With Stakeholders on What to Ask in 5G Fund NPRM

The FCC Wireless Bureau is meeting with industry on what to ask in an NPRM for its rural 5G fund, according to interviews this week and recent filings. The agency announced the $9 billion USF program in December to…Subscribe to Read >>

Starks Thinks FCC Has Authority to Look at Tech Like AI

Communities unserved by broadband often overlap with those at risk of losing their jobs to displacement by new technologies such as 5G and artificial intelligence, panelists told FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks at an event he hosted. Earlier Tuesday, AT&T…Subscribe to Read >>

RDOF Order Excludes Census Blocks Subsidized by States for 25/3 Mbps

ISPs that win bids in the FCC Rural Digital Opportunity Fund program won't be prevented from seeking additional support from state broadband programs, but the RDOF Phase I auctions won't be open to census block groups that received state…Subscribe to Read >>

Pai Proposing Oct. 22 RDOF Auction, Among Other Items for Feb. 28 Vote

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposes holding Phase I auctions for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on Oct. 22. Pai circulated a public notice among commissioners Thursday proposing procedures for the Phase I auctions, which would allot up to $16…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Plans to Deregulate UNEs; Rules Irk CLECs, Cheer ILECs

Opponents of an FCC proposal to forbear from imposing unbundling obligations on ILECs said it would harm competition and limit consumer choice. CLECs use ILECs' dark fiber and other unbundled network elements (UNEs) to gain customers before funding fiber…Subscribe to Read >>