Press Release

Civil Rights Coalition Urges Congress to Protect Marginalized Communities in Privacy Debate

44 public interest, civil rights, racial justice, and consumer groups wrote a letter urging Congress to prioritize civil rights concerns when developing consumer privacy legislation. The letter reads:

American Broadband Initiative: High-Speed Broadband Unlocks Opportunities for Americans

Throughout our economy, emerging technologies are disrupting pre-existing business models and creating unprecedented opportunities for the American people.

NTIA Partners with 8 States on Improvements to Broadband Availability Map

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is collaborating with eight states to broaden and update the national broadband availability map.

Mobile performance in the US part 1

To show how the major US carriers fared in the second half of 2018 across all the spaces in which you use your smartphone, we’re offering our semi-annual three-part series of complementary special reports on mobile performance in the US.

Google Fiber is Leaving Louisville

We’re saying goodbye to Louisville, one of our Fiber cities.

USDA Launches High-Speed Broadband e-Connectivity Resource Guide

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched a new toolkit to help support the deployment of high-speed broadband e-Connectivity in rural communities.

Concerns About FCC's Upcoming Broadband Deployment Progress Report

The National Hispanic Media Coalition joined Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Common Cause, Communications Workers of America, United Church of Christ and members of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Media/Telecom Task Force in

Sens Markey, Blumenthal, Wyden Request FCC Investigation of Wireless Carriers' Throttling of Video

In Nov 2018, Sens Ed Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) wrote AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile, asking them to respond to a study that showed possible network neutrality violations on their networks.

Chairman Pai's Response to Members of Congress Regarding Tribal Broadband

On Sept 12, 2018, Reps Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) and Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai expressing concern about the Government Accountability Office report that found the FCC overstated broadban

400 MHz of Mid-band Spectrum for 5G will add $274 Billion to America’s Economy, Create 1.3 Million Jobs

Making 400 MHz of mid-band spectrum available for commercial 5G networks will add $274 billion to the U.S.