Internet/Broadband

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

New Street Research: In Wireless ‘Clash of the Titans,’ Cable Wins

New Street Research managing partner Jonathan Chaplin said the cable business is going to look vastly different in the next five years. “Today the wireless and cable industries have completely separate networks.

Net Neutrality Backers Want Rep Coffman on CRA

Rep. Mike Coffman’s position that using a Congressional Review Act resolution to restore Obama-era network neutrality rules is a “non-starter” because it defers to agency rulemaking is not sitting well with net neutrality advocates.

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Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition

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Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:00 to 12:00

How do counties take on broadband planning?



FCC's Broadband Advisory Committee’s Needs More State and Local Representation

The Federal Communications Commission's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee's (BDAC) membership -- and, therefore, the recommendations and discussion drafts currently under consideration -- do not reflect balanced viewpoints between industry a

Remarks of FCC Commissioner Clyburn at the NARUC Winter Summit

Speaking about universal service fund (USF) programs -- high-cost and Lifeline --  and contribution reform ...

Why Broadband Competition at Faster Speeds is Virtually Nonexistent

[Commentary] A large reason for the nation’s lack of competition at faster broadband speeds is the country’s phone companies, for whom residential broadband isn’t profitable enough, quickly enough for investors’ liking.

AT&T Takes on Verizon, Comcast with Gfast Deployment, Opening an Interesting Competitive Dynamic

AT&T is embarking on an interesting expansion strategy by launching AT&T Gfast based broadband service to multiple dwelling units (MDUs or apartment buildings to you and me) outside of their traditional service territory.

Here’s an idea for infrastructure week: Bring 911 into the 21st century

[Commentary] Even as an estimated 240 million 911 calls continue to be placed annually, the systems that service them have grown obsolete, unable to handle photos, video, downloads, precise geo-locating and even, in most places, simple text messag

Sens Capito, Hassan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Close Urban-Rural Digital Divide

Sens Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced the bipartisan Rural Reasonable and Comparable Wireless Act of 2018 to help close the urban-rural digital divide and expand access to broadband in rural communities.