Internet/Broadband

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

French telecom giant Altice weighing bid for Charter in what could be $200 billion deal

You can add Altice to the growing list of companies trying to figure out a way to buy Charter Communciations.

Dominated by the Digital Elite

[Commentary] More than 15 million comments have been filed with the Federal Communications Commission on its Restoring Internet Freedom docket, which focuses on the concept of net neutrality, and specifically Title II regulations imposed in 2015 u

The Digital Divide and Other Economic Considerations for Network Neutrality. Net Neutrality Special Issue Blog #7

While the Internet seems ubiquitous, digital divides remain, particularly across incomes.

Maybe Americans don’t need fast home Internet service, FCC suggests

Americans might not need a fast home Internet connection, the Federal Communications Commission suggests in a new document. Instead, mobile Internet via a smartphone might be all people need.

One broadband choice still counts as “competition” after court decision on Business Data Services

A Federal Communications Commission decision to eliminate price caps in much of the business broadband market can remain in place after a federal judge denied a petition to halt the FCC order.

As net neutrality dies, one man wants to make Verizon pay for its sins

Imagine if you took every single gripe you've had with Verizon over the past five years — the time it blocked Nexus 7 tablets for five months; the time it forced you to pay $20 per month for tethering; the time it tried to make you use a mobile wa

FCC Asks for Help Fixing Faulty Broadband Provider Data

The Federal Communications Commission wants recommendations on how to improve its data collection process for phone and internet access after becoming aware the agency was basing policies on increasingly flawed information.

The Culture Wars Have Come to Silicon Valley

The culture wars that have consumed politics in the United States have now landed on Silicon Valley’s doorstep.

FCC Seeks Comment & Information to Guide Annual Inquiry Under Sec. 706, Whether Advanced Telecom Has Been Reasonably and Timely Deployed

Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, as amended (1996 Act), requires the Commission to determine and report annually on “whether advanced telecommunications capability is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fas

Statement Of FCC Chairman Pai On Court Decision To Deny Stay Of Business Data Services Reforms

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a motion to stay the effect of the Commission’s reform of its rules governing business data services. Chairman Pai issued the following statement: