Coverage of how Internet service is deployed, used and regulated.
Benton Research Fellow Christopher Ali Shares Broadband Lessons Learned: Large Telecom Has Failed Rural America
As he was researching an upcoming book on rural broadband policy — including reviewing every comment filed with the Federal Communications Commission or the US Department of Agriculture about the 2009 broadband stimulus program, the Broadband Oppo
Federal data continues to show tribal lands are the least connected areas of the country.
Despite the growing popularity of connected devices in the home, including smart devices, streaming media players, and smart TVs, 31 percent of US households do not currently have a broadband connection (25Mbps per second download speed or greater
The American city with the most sophisticated fiber network is Ammon, Idaho, population 16,500.
Sen Tina Smith (D-MN) hosted a roundtable discussion in Granite Falls (MN) with local leaders and rural community advocates in an attempt to get to the root of rural needs in the broadband game.
The Department of Agriculture's ReConnect Pilot Program is investing $2,856,167 in high-speed broadband infrastructure to create or improve e-Connectivity for 347 rural households in Tennessee. Tennessee’s Forked Deer Electric Cooperative will us
When you visit today’s libraries, they are a long ways from the Dewey decimal system.
Based on what we’ve learned, we’ve formulated three basic broadband principles for community anchor institution policy.
Sen Wyden Introduces Comprehensive Bill to Secure Americans’ Personal Information and Hold Corporations Accountable
Sen Ron Wyden (R-OR) introduced sweeping new privacy legislation, the Mind Your Own Business Act, to create the strongest-ever protections for Americans’ private data and to hold accountable the corporate executives responsible for abusing our inf