Broadband

Broadband

Former Staffers Say FCC May Be Hiding Data Showing Broadband Industry Problems

FCC efforts to name and shame under-performing ISPs have disappeared in the Ajit Pai era.
Karl Bode
34 minutes ago
muninets

18 More Colorado Local Governments Voted For City-Run Internet

The Comcast-backed law was enacted in 2005, but allows for towns and counties to exempt their district through a local vote.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.5.18
networks

FCC Falsely Claims Community Broadband an 'Ominous Threat to The First Amendment'

In reality, the real threat posed by community broadband is to big telecom’s monopoly revenues.
Karl Bode
10.29.18
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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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