Jon Brodkin

FCC report finds almost no broadband competition at 100Mbps speeds

If you live in the US and want home Internet service at speeds of at least 100Mbps, you will likely find one Internet service provider in your area or none at all.

Sorry, FCC: Charter will lower investment after net neutrality repeal

The Federal Communications Commission's quest to prove that killing network neutrality is somehow raising broadband investment recently focused on Charter Communications.

Here’s Ajit Pai’s “proof” that killing net neutrality created more broadband

Ajit Pai had a dilemma when overseeing the creation of the Federal Communications Commission's new Broadband Deployment Report.

California Senate defies FCC, approves net neutrality law

The California State Senate approved a bill to impose network neutrality restrictions on Internet service providers, challenging the Federal Communications Commission attempt to preempt such rules. The FCC is already being sued by 21 states and th

Montana Releases Fact Sheet on Net Neutrality Executive Order

Gov Steve Bullock (D-MT) signed an executive order to protect network neutrality on Jan 22.

Verizon won’t be using tax cut to boost spending on network upgrades

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's claim that repealing network neutrality rules will boost network investment didn't get much support from Verizon's latest spending forecast.

Netflix, Amazon, and major studios sue maker of “free TV” box

Netflix, Amazon, and the major film studios have sued the makers of "The Dragon Box," a device that connects to TVs and lets users watch video without a cable TV or streaming service subscription.

FCC plan to lower broadband standards is met with “Mobile Only Challenge”

Broadband consumer advocates have launched a "Mobile Only Challenge" to show US regulators that cellular data should not be considered an adequate replacement for home Internet service.

ME Sens Collins, King back bill to reverse FCC vote against net neutrality

Maine Sens Angus King (I-ME) and Susan Collins (R-ME) said they’ll support new legislation to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to scuttle Obama-era network neutrality standards.  Sen Ed Markey (D-MA) announced recently that he

AT&T, Comcast win final court ruling against Nashville’s broadband competition law

AT&T and Comcast have solidified a court victory over the metro government in Nashville (TN), nullifying a rule that was meant to help Google Fiber compete against the incumbent broadband providers.