Internet/Broadband

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

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Date: 
Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:00

NTCA Announces Smart Rural Community Grant Recipients

The NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association announced four Smart Rural Community Collaboration Challenge grant recipients as part of the association’s initiative to highlight and support efforts that make rural communities vibrant places in which to

American Broadband Initiative: High-Speed Broadband Unlocks Opportunities for Americans

Throughout our economy, emerging technologies are disrupting pre-existing business models and creating unprecedented opportunities for the American people.

NTIA Partners with 8 States on Improvements to Broadband Availability Map

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is collaborating with eight states to broaden and update the national broadband availability map.

Coeur d’Alene Rethinks Broadband Plans

The Coeur d’Alene (Idaho) City Council agreed with two local internet providers to back off a proposal to subsidize a Wisconsin company that wants to provide high-speed internet to the city.

This net neutrality rule has real consequences for cellular data bills

A lack of network neutrality rules can have real-world consequences on wireless data prices, according to a new study by Epicenter.works.

We All Agree on Net Neutrality, Except When We Don’t…Again

On Feb 7, the House Communications Subcommittee held a hearing, “Preserving an Open Internet for Consumers

FCC Releases Report on E-Rate Category 2 Budgets

Since 1998, the E-Rate program (more formally known as the schools and libraries universal support mechanism) has provided support for connectivity to and within schools and libraries.

Campaigners urge Facebook to restore ad monitoring access

Facebook has agreed to share more information about political advertising on its platform.

Sen Amy Klobuchar enters 2020 election ready to take on Big Tech

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) joined the 2020 Democratic race, separating herself from the pack by talking up her efforts to take on big tech. “We need to put some digital rules into law when it comes to people’s privacy.