Comcast Is Already Hated—and It's About to Become a Lot More Powerful
With Comcast buying up broadcasters to cement its domination of the emerging streaming video market, it's about to get a lot worse.
Ajit Pai’s ‘Broadband Advisory Panel’ Plagued by Corruption Accusations
"It has become abundantly clear that despite the good intentions of several participants, the industry-heavy makeup of BDAC will simply relegate the body to being a vehicle for advancing the interests of the telecommunications industry."
California Democrats Want to Weaken Bill That Would Protect Net Neutrality
"It’s outrageous that California democrats would produce a document that looks like it was literally written by lobbyists for AT&T and Comcast."
What It's Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet
In every single state, a portion of the population doesn’t have access to broadband, and some have no access to the internet at all.
Congress Keeps Asking Zuckerberg to Connect Rural America to the Internet
Senator Shelley Moore Capito and Representative Morgan Griffith each took time in the hearings to ask the Facebook CEO about his plans to expand rural broadband.
Congress Is Trying to Stop Ajit Pai from Taking Broadband Assistance Away from the Poor
The Lifeline program provides subsidized communications services to low-income Americans, many of whom rely on it as their only way to access the internet.
Given Facebook’s Privacy Backlash, Why Aren’t We Angrier With the Broadband Industry?
If you're mad about Cambridge Analytica taking data from Facebook you should be absolutely livid about AT&T and Verizon.
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.
Big Telecom Convinced Wyoming’s Politicians to Rewrite a Community Broadband Bill
A bill that has passed the state legislature originally set aside funds for municipal-run internet, but after lobbyists had their say, the bill was changed.
Australia Is Considering Making It Illegal for ISPs to Advertise Inflated Speeds
ISPs in the US have been called out for similar behavior before.
Eight Years Later, Google Fiber Is A Faint Echo Of The Disruption We Were Promised
Google’s 'pause' is driven largely by executive frustrations with fiber deployment costs and a fascination with the potential of next-generation wireless.
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.
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