Trump’s infrastructure plan has no dedicated money for broadband

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / President Donald Trump unveils his infrastructure plan in the State Dining Room at the White House February 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Getty Images |…


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Senate Democrats fight FCC plan to lower America’s broadband standards

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 59 Share this story Senate Democrats are fighting a Federal Communications Commission proposal that could lower America’s broadband standards by redefining what counts as broadband Internet access.…


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Broadband speeds have soared under net neutrality rules, cable lobby says

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 65 Share this story The cable industry’s top lobbying group has consistently claimed that the US’ current net neutrality rules harm network investment and raise…


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Cable TV “failing” as a business, cable industry lobbyist says

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 164 Share this story The cable TV business is in trouble—in fact, it is “failing” as a business due to rising programming costs and consumers…


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ISPs denied entry into apartment buildings could get help from FCC

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Spread the loveTweet Getty Images | Riou reader comments 63 Share this story Exclusive deals between broadband providers and landlords have long been a problem for Internet users, despite rules…


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No Matter What Washington Does, One Nonprofit Is Closing the Digital Divide

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Spread the loveTweet In Talihina, Oklahoma, smack dab in the middle of Choctaw Nation, there is a hospital parking lot that, for years, has lit up with activity every night.…


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Telco-Backed Politician Wants to Restore Privacy Rules She Helped Kill

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Spread the loveTweet Last Thursday Republicans proposed a new law that would require companies from Comcast and Verizon to Facebook and Google to get your permission before selling your internet…


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Sprint sues government over elimination of broadband price caps

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / Money. reader comments 55 Share this story Sprint and Windstream sued the Federal Communications Commission this week over a decision that will help AT&T, Verizon, and…


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UK ad watchdog to tackle misleading broadband speed claims

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Spread the loveTweet As it stands, the “up to” speeds ISPs advertise only need to be achievable by at least 10 percent of subscribers. Most people aren’t aware these figures…


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How the Digital Economy Act will come between you and porn

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Spread the loveTweet Mandatory age checks on porn sites One of the most headline-grabbing facets of the Digital Economy Act is a new obligation for websites hosting pornographic and similar…


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