Internet/Broadband

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

Democrats bet on net neutrality voters in 2018

Democratic lawmakers say they can make political hay of the battle over network neutrality among a small — but committed — group of midterm voters.

Internet Association Answers Chairman Walden's Call to Testify

On behalf of Internet Association, which represents the world’s leading internet companies, I want to take this opportunity to respond to your open call for "Silicon Valley CEOs” to testify before Congress (San Francisco Chronicle, House Committee

Sens Fischer, Klobuchar Lead 61 Senators in Bipartisan Letter to FCC On Rural Broadband Deployment

Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), members of the Senate Commerce Committee, led 61 senators in a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, supporting the advancement and the accessibility of broadband servi

The internet’s problems haven’t changed in 22 years

1996 Wall Street Journal article that’s been quietly sitting on the web, waiting for its rediscovery and renewed relevance, has found its moment on Twitt

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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:30 to 16:00

The next meeting of the TAC will discuss progress on work initiatives discussed at the previous meeting.

The FCC’s Technological Advisory Council, comprised of a diverse group of leading technology experts, provides technical expertise to the Commission to identify important areas of innovation and develop informed technology policies supporting the United States’ competitiveness in the global economy. The TAC is helping the Commission to continue the momentum spurred by the National Broadband Plan to maximize the use of broadband to advance national interests and create jobs.



The Time to Get the Net Neutrality Rules Back is Now

[Commentary] The best and fastest vehicle for bringing back the vital protections of net neutrality resides in both houses of Congress.

Google Fiber’s Unfulfilled Promise In Atlanta

Google has released little public information about the Atlanta rollout delays.

Chairman Greg Walden op-ed: House committee seeks input from tech CEOs

[Commentary] It is clear the questions surrounding online consumer protection and data privacy go well beyond Facebook. My committee and the American people need to hear directly from the major players in the tech industry.

The telecom industry's identity crisis

The internet age has become an identity crisis as they face increasing competition from Silicon Valley, an uncertain merger landscape and global pressures in the race to 5G networks. It's no longer enough to power the pipes and cell towers that se

The rise of free urban internet

Intersection, the Alphabet-backed smart cities startup known for creating free internet kiosks for cities, is pushing to make free internet accessible in as many major cities as possible across the globe. There are two things a city must have: