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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

NBP Creators Seek Updates to Inform Policymakers

The next National Broadband Plan shouldn't be a 10-year project and shouldn't be assigned solely for the FCC to conduct and implement, said New Street's Blair Levin during a Friday FCBA webinar with panelists who worked on the…Subscribe to Read >>

Regulatory Response to COVID-19 Speeding Telehealth

Federal and state response to the COVID-19 pandemic sped adoption of telehealth technologies, said panelists at a Brookings Institution webinar. Quick support from Congress, the FCC and Department of Health & Human Services allowed patients to access clinical…Subscribe to Read >>

With Pandemic Ongoing, ISPs Extend 'Keep Americans Connected' Pledge

As COVID-19 fallout continues, ISPs are extending how long they hold off disconnecting telecom services (see 2004270048). Within minutes of each other Monday, Cox and Verizon made such commitments. Comcast and AT&T followed later. More companies are expected…Subscribe to Read >>

Democrats Dissent on FCC 2020 Broadband Deployment Report

More than 85% of Americans have access to fixed terrestrial broadband at speeds of 250/25 Mbps, said an FCC 2020 broadband deployment report Friday. The number of rural Americans with that access more than tripled from 2016 to…Subscribe to Read >>

Attempts at Lifeline Enrollment Expansion Face Challenges, Opportunities

Industry, policymakers and consumer advocates are seeking new ways to expand Lifeline enrollment and benefits in response to the public health and economic crisis, we're told. Some advocates are pursuing emergency funding to provide a more robust residential broadband…Subscribe to Read >>