Internet/Broadband

Coverage of how Internet service is deployed, used and regulated.

Net Neutrality: Changing Regulations Won’t Kill the Internet

Over the past 25 years, the internet has grown and changed in ways, both good and bad, that no one predicted. But at least one thing is constant: concern about how the Internet is regulated.

Fort Collins starts mapping residents' interest in broadband

Things are happening in the wake of voters' November approval of the creation of a telecommunications utility that would provide high-speed internet services.

I3 Broadband aiming to connect 10,000 homes to fiber network in 2018

I3 Broadband, which acquired the fiber-optic network in Champaign-Urbana (IL) in 2017, said it expanded to 2,750 new homes in the last 12 months, and its goal for 2018 is to connect more than 10,000 homes. I3 has partitioned C-U into neighborhoods

Cincinnati Building Fiber Ring, Pursuing Smart City Projects Downtown

As it builds a downtown fiber network, Cincinnati (OH) is laying the foundation for improved traffic management and other smart city initiatives, as well as offering the kind of communications infrastructure necessary to further grow the region’s

Your City Wants To Be In The Broadband Business: We Asked Three Economists For Their Advice

[Commentary] This version of the Bytes Chat discusses the wisdom of restrictions against municipal broadband with three economists who are following the issue closely.

Very liberal or conservative legislators most likely to share news on Facebook

The most ideological members of Congress shared news stories on their Facebook pages more than twice as often as moderate legislators between Jan.

FCC Requests Comments on Net Neutrality Transparency Information Collection

The Federal Communications Commission invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the information collection necessary for the Restoring Internet Freedom Report and Order's rule requiring internet s

Fact Sheet on FCC's Draft 2018 Broadband Deployment Report

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated a draft 2018 Broadband Deployment Report to his colleagues and below are the key findings and additional information:

Twitter, Facebook, YouTube Support Bid to Restore Net Neutrality

Facebook, Twitter, and Google’s YouTube on Jan 17 told lawmakers that they support a legislative effort to restore net neutrality rules wiped out by the Federal Communications Commission in Dec. Executives appearing before the Senate Commerce Comm