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Broadband competition
Broadband competition

Why Broadband Competition at Faster Speeds is Virtually Nonexistent

Phone companies won't upgrade DSL lines, and cable companies won't expand their service maps.
Karl Bode
3 days ago
Broadband access
Broadband access

More Than 750 American Communities Have Built Their Own Internet Networks

A new map shows that more communities than ever are building their own broadband networks to end big telecom's monopoly.
Karl Bode
1.23.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Montana Says It Won’t Do Business With ISPs That Violate Net Neutrality

"This is a simple step states can take to preserve and protect net neutrality."
Karl Bode
1.23.18
muninets
muninets

Rural Broadband-Boosting Bills Would Enshrine Towns' Rights to Build Their Own Internet

If they can get traction, it will make small gains towards closing the digital divide.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.19.18
rural broadband
rural broadband

FCC Chairman Admits Cell Phone Data Is Not the Same as Broadband Internet

Chairman Ajit Pai released a statement and fact sheet Thursday ahead of his 2018 Broadband Deployment Report.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.18.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

The Senate Only Needs One More Vote to Pass Its Net Neutrality Restoration Bill

And a new bill is moving through the House of Representatives, too.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.16.18
comcast
comcast

Harvard Study Shows Why Big Telecom Is Terrified of Community-Run Broadband

Community-owned internet service providers are cheaper and better.
Karl Bode
1.12.18
Broadband Land
Broadband Land

At the Behest of T-Mobile, the FCC Is Undoing Rules That Make it Easier for Small ISPs to Compete With Big Telecom

The rules around the Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum were changed in 2015 to make it easier for wireless ISPs to license space, but might be changed right before they are useful.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.11.18
Broadband Land
Broadband Land

The FCC Disqualified a Bunch of Rural Communities from Receiving Internet Funding After Big Telecom Said They Already Have Internet

The data comes from a form the industry is required to file every six months, but it doesn’t necessarily give the full picture of where help is needed.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.4.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

There's No Evidence Comcast's New 'Network Investment' Is Because of Net Neutrality Repeal or Tax Cuts

Comcast announced it's spending $10 billion annually on infrastructure upgrades, which is the same amount it spent before net neutrality repeal.
Karl Bode
12.28.17
net neutrality
net neutrality

The FCC Just Killed Net Neutrality—Now What?

For net neutrality advocates, the next phase in this fight has only just begun.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.14.17
net neutrality
net neutrality

Yes, Net Neutrality Is Being Stolen From Us in a Fucked Up, Undemocratic Heist

This is a looting by telecom monopolists and an FCC commissioner who has shown no interest in engaging with the American people.
Jason Koebler
12.13.17