Broadband access

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
2 days ago
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
Broadband access
Broadband access

Verizon Forced to Repair Broadband Infrastructure It Has Literally Let Fall Apart

A new settlement requires Verizon to replace bad cable, defective equipment, and faulty back-up batteries—and to take down 64,000 double telephone poles or pole stumps.
Karl Bode
3.14.18
Broadband competition
Broadband competition

These Guys Plan to Beam High-Speed Internet to Los Angeles From the Top of a Nearby Hill

The Los Angeles Community Broadband Project plans to use advances in wireless tech to compete with big telecom and connect the masses.
Troy Farah
2.26.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

The FCC Officially Published Its Net Neutrality Repeal ... Now the Lawsuits Begin

The path forward is filled with lawyers and lobbyists.
Karl Bode
2.23.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

FCC Report Claims the Broken Broadband Market Has Been Magically Fixed By Killing Net Neutrality

"To call these numbers a testament to our national success is insulting and not credible."
Karl Bode
2.6.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

AT&T’s Push For A Fake Net Neutrality Law Begins In Earnest

AT&T wants an "internet bill of rights" that will enshrine a world without net neutrality.
Karl Bode
1.24.18
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
net neutrality
net neutrality

If You Care About Net Neutrality, Run For Office

An influx of pro-internet politicians in city council seats, mayorships, and statehouse seats in the 2018 elections would help preserve the open internet.
Jason Koebler
1.9.18
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
Broadband access
Broadband access

The FCC's Next Stunt: Reclassifying Cell Phone Data Service as 'Broadband Internet'

The agency is expected to make this change in February, which will make America's broadband situation look better than it actually is.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.20.17