FCC Asks for Help Fixing Faulty Broadband Provider Data

Nextgov: The Federal Communications Commission wants recommendations on how to improve its data collection process for phone and internet access after becoming aware the agency was basing policies on increasingly flawed information.

On Friday, the FCC announced its plan to revise the filing process for Form 477, a data set the agency uses to analyze broadband coverage in different areas of the country and show the public what providers they could access. Internet and phone providers submit data on their coverage in different regions every six months.

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