Internet/Broadband

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

Libraries Advance Digital Inclusion Role With Hotspots

Libraries are a lynchpin for national, state, and local digital inclusion efforts—particularly our 16,500+ public library locations across the country.

Rep Eshoo: FCC Broadband Deployment Committee Needs Local Input

Rep Anna Eshoo (D-CA) wants the Federal Communications Commission to tap into more state and local government input on broadband deployment, suggesting the FCC’s goal now is to serve industry and tie the hands of those local governments. That came

Chairman Pai tells Dahlonega (GA) audience what government is doing about rural broadband issues

Progress is being made and more is coming on rural broadband issues, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said while attending a forum in Dahlonega (GA).

FCC Commissioner Carr: Internet Won't End June 12

Republican Commissioner Brendan Carr of the Federal Communications Commission signaled he thought reports of the impending death of the internet were highly overrated.

Sens Udall, Gardner Introduce Bill to Put Wi-Fi on School Buses

Sens Tom Udall (D-NM) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced a bill to put wireless internet on school buses in order to help students without broadband access at home get online to study and do homework.

FCC Commissioner Carr Announces Great Plains Broadband Tour

Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr will visit the Great Plains from May 29 to June 1, with events in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota. The trip will focus on rural broadband deployment, including the opportunities it creat

Happy GDRP Day

On May 25, the European Union’s new data and privacy law takes effect.

GDPR, a New Privacy Law, Makes Europe World’s Leading Tech Watchdog

The notices are flooding people’s inboxes en masse, from large technology companies, including Facebook and Uber, and even from parent teacher associations, children’s soccer clubs and yoga instructors.

LA Times among US-based news sites blocking EU users due to GDPR

The general data protection regulation, which has come into effect, has prompted a number of prestigious US-based websites including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune to shut off access to internet users in the EU.

Older Americans and Broadband: Getting Connected

[Press release] The Federal Communications Commission is working to promote the benefits of broadband service among older Americans.