Press Release Archives

Benton Welcomes Step to Make Broadband More Affordable

On May 28, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler circulated a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking aimed at modernizing the FCC’s Lifeline program which makes telecommunications services more affordable for low-income families. The following statement may be attributed to Amina Fazlullah, the Benton Foundation’s Director of Policy:

Benton Happy with FCC Direction on Community Broadband

On February 2, the Washington Post reported that the Federal Communications Commission will begin consideration of a proposal to intervene against state laws in Tennessee and North Carolina that limit Internet access operated and sold by cities. The following statement can be attributed to Benton Foundation Director of Policy Amina Fazlullah: