Tribal Connectivity

Life without reliable internet remains a daily struggle for millions of Americans

November 22, 20216:00 AM ET ALEJANDRA MARQUEZ JANSE AMY ISACKSON https://www.npr.org/2021/11/22/1037941547/life-without-reliable-broadband-internet-remains-a-daily-struggle-in-nevada AILSA CHANG The Duck Valley Indian Reservation is home to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes and comprises about 450 square miles along the Idaho/Nevada border. Only one power line goes into it, shown here along Highway 51.Kyle Green for NPR Three days and one hour into […]

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The DIGITAL Reservations Act: A Practical Answer to Tribal Connectivity Today

BY RY MARCATTILIO-MCCRACKEN | DATE: 28 JUL 2020 |  Yesterday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland and Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced the DIGITAL Reservations Act, a bill which ends the current Federal Communications Commission (FCC) practice of selling wireless spectrum rights on the lands of Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations and grants ownership, management, and governance of all spectrum to those groups in […]