News & Updates

Sep 10, 2021

Kentucky has Unique Opportunity to Make Tax Dollars Go Further with the Recently Released Broadband Grant RFP

FRANKFORT, KY – The Commonwealth of Kentucky issued a recent request for proposals (RFP) for an

Sep 9, 2021
SHLB Coalition Files Pole Attachment Principles with FCC to Expedite Broadband Deployment to Rural Communities
Connect the Future (CTF) supporter Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB) recently filed its Pole
Sep 7, 2021
What They Are Saying – Legislators & Broadband Advocates Agree: Strengthened Pole Regulations Are Critical To Closing Kentucky’s Digital Divide
The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) recently completed its public comment period on proposed regulations to
Aug 19, 2021
CTF Highlights from the Field: July 2021
Connect the Future continued advocating throughout the summer for greater and faster access to reliable, high-speed
Aug 10, 2021
Post-Infrastructure Bill, Congress Must Focus on Utility Pole Access Reform
Senate passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill is a significant step toward bridging our nation’s digital
Aug 6, 2021
Senate Infrastructure Amendment on Utility Pole Access Could Accelerate Broadband Deployment
Thanks to a bipartisan proposal from Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Roger Wicker (R-MS), there is an
Jul 30, 2021
Institute for Policy Innovation Hosts Expert Panel to Discuss the Role of Government in Expanding Broadband Access
This past year has made clear just how critical access to reliable, high-speed broadband is for all Americans. However
Jul 28, 2021
Kentucky Public Service Commission to Hold Virtual Public Hearing on Pole Attachments
On Thursday, July 29, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a virtual public hearing seeking input on
Jul 19, 2021
CTF Highlights from the Field: June 2021
The dog days of summer may be here, but Connect the Future is moving full steam ahead on our critical work to promote
Jul 14, 2021
John Windhausen: Connecting Anchor Institutions to Broadband Requires Access to Poles
The devastating COVID-19 pandemic brought to light significant shortcomings in our broadband capabilities and