Internet/Broadband

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

Why were Facebook, Google, and Amazon so quiet about net neutrality?

[Commentary] In the weeks leading up to July 12's day of protest over network neutrality in the US, big tech names signed on to join the fight to keep it.

Sen Franken Joins the Millions of Americans Who are Fighting Loudly to Preserve Net Neutrality

Sen Al Franken (D-MN) joined the millions of Americans who have weighed in with the Federal Communications Commission to protect network neutrality, the long-standing principle that what you read, see, or watch on the internet shouldn't be favored

AT&T, Comcast and others sketch their support for lenient — or voluntary — net neutrality rules

The Trump administration’s attempt to scrap and replace network neutrality rules could open the door for internet providers like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon to charge some companies for faster delivery of their web content or services.

Net neutrality: What the economics says

[Commentary] Recently a small group of economists (I was one) summarized the economic research on network neutrality and Title II.

Google Fiber Loses Chief Executive Officer After Five Months

Alphabet’s high-speed internet business is undergoing another shake-up as its leader, Gregory McCray, is stepping down. The company is looking for a replacement.

FCC Denies motion of the National Hispanic Media Coalition for extension of time to file comments in the Restoring Internet Freedom proceeding

On July 7, 2017, the National Hispanic Media Coalition filed a Motion for Extension of Time in the above captioned proceeding.

Broadband companies make closing arguments against net neutrality

As the period for filing public comments on the Federal Communications Commission's plans to roll back network neutrality regulations comes to a close, telecommunications companies are submitting their final arguments.

FTC staff backs net neutrality rollback

The staff of the Federal Trade Commission filed an official comment to the Federal Communications Commission in favor of Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to scrap network neutrality regulations.

Sen Wyden accuses Chairman Pai of being 'willfully ignorant' on net neutrality

Sen Ron Wyden (D-OR) accused Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai of mischaracterizing his position from nearly two decades ago to justify the agency’s repeal of network neutrality rules.

Public Knowledge Files FCC Comments to Preserve Net Neutrality Rules

As Public Knowledge’s comprehensive filing of more than 100 pages makes abundantly clear, Chairman Pai’s proposal would remove consumer protections the Federal Communications Commission has explicitly and repeatedly identified as critical to prote