The FCC Hopes its Empty Dedication to Rural Broadband Will Make You Forget it Killed Net Neutrality
The goal is to frame net neutrality as a fringe issue favored by the Hollywood elite, while suggesting the FCC’s hard at work tackling the real problem: rural broadband availability.
The Activist Fighting for High-Tech Reconciliation for Canada's Indigenous People
As executive director of the First Nations Technology Council, Denise Williams wants to equalize the digital playing field for BC’s Indigenous communities.
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.
A Meshnet Will Help This Inuit Town Monitor the Effects of Climate Change
An app called eNuk is being configured to run on the network and help residents in northern Canada swap information about their changing environment.
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.
Rural Broadband Advocate Tina Smith Will Replace Al Franken in Congress
As Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor, Smith championed broadband funding programs.
The 5G Network Probably Won’t Be Good Enough for Self-Driving Cars
Car-to-car meshnets could enable self-driving cars where there’s no internet.
Half of West Virginia has Applied for Broadband Assistance
The state put aside extra funds for any county that wanted to invest in rural broadband. Half of all counties applied.
Watch Our Documentary on Detroit’s Grassroots Internet Network
“Communication is a fundamental human right.”
Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit's Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet
40 percent of Detroit residents don't have any access to internet at all.
Payphones Still Make Millions of Dollars
Old tech has an important role in people's lives.
Big Telecom Spent $200,000 to Try to Prevent a Colorado Town From Even Talking About a City-Run Internet
Fort Collins, Colorado is set to vote on a ballot measure that would open the door for municipal broadband, and Big Telecom is fighting mad.
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