Broadband

Broadband
Broadband

A Community-Run ISP Is the Highest Rated Broadband Company in America

A Consumer Reports survey of 176,000 Americans finds that small, locally owned ISPs are routinely ranked higher than big telecom companies.
Karl Bode
8.14.18
ISP-loyal
ISP-loyal

The Current Definition of ‘Broadband’ Is Too Slow and Ajit Pai Refuses to Change it

Ajit Pai is once again trying to keep the definition of broadband set at ankle height.
Karl Bode
8.13.18
big telecom
big telecom

Study Shows How Bad Most of the Country Is Getting Ripped Off By Their ISPs

Most Americans pay roughly the same price for their internet connection, even if their service is painfully slow.
Karl Bode
8.7.18
Broadband
Broadband

Telecom Lobbyists Have Stalled 70 State-Level Bills That Would Protect Consumer Privacy

In 2018 alone, the telecom lobby has killed or stalled a whole host of legislation that would prevent ISPs from selling your data.
Michael Gaynor
8.6.18
Broadband
Broadband

Why Spectrum Asked a Man to Pay $133,000 to Install Broadband Internet in NYC

Broadband consumers are often forced to shell out exorbitant prices to connect to networks.
Karl Bode
8.2.18
big telecom
big telecom

Study: Throwing Taxpayer Money at Giant ISPs Hasn't Fixed America’s Broadband Problem

Corruption and inaccurate maps have allowed ISPs to paint a rosier picture of the broadband picture than actually exists.
Karl Bode
8.1.18
big telecom
big telecom

Big Telecom Says Anti-Competitive Internet Fast Lanes Will Be Wonderful

The broadband industry desperately wants you to believe that a fractured, non-neutral internet is going to be a truly wonderful thing.
Karl Bode
7.31.18
big telecom
big telecom

Why New York Kicked the Country's Second-Biggest Cable Company Out of the State

New York State regulators say they are fed up by Charter Spectrum Cable's empty promises, poor service, and misleading claims.
Karl Bode
7.31.18
unbundled network elements
unbundled network elements

Big Telecom Lobby Says There's Too Much Broadband Competition, Pushes FCC to Harm Smaller ISPs

AT&T and Verizon are lobbying for rule changes that will strangle smaller competitors, making US broadband competition even worse.
Karl Bode
7.16.18
Broadband Land
Broadband Land

Why Bury Broadband Fiber When You Can Just Glue It to the Road?

TRAXyL, a DC-based startup, hopes their patented resin will provide more options for building affordable internet infrastructure.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.12.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Washington State Is Now the Only Place in America with Net Neutrality

The state law only went into effect once the federal rules were officially repealed on Monday.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.11.18
Broadband Land
Broadband Land

ISPs Have Asked the Senate to Limit Funds for Rural Internet

Proposals being considered by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry would block communities from getting funding.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.6.18