Category Archives: Internet Access

Sinclair next gen TV editorial illustration.

Sinclair’s ‘Next Gen TV’ Is Positioned to Start Data Collection on 72% of US Households

Overview Outdated local broadcast TV is being replaced by a new, broadband-enabled standard called ‘Next Gen TV’. ‘Next Gen TV’… Continue reading →

FCC vs FTC: Who Polices the Internet After Net Neutrality?

Update: this post has been updated as of May 2018 to reflect new appointees under the Trump Administration. With the… Continue reading →

Net Neutrality state laws illustration.

State-by-State Net Neutrality Laws Breakdown

This post will be updated weekly through Q2 2018 with the latest updates on Net Neutrality state laws and legal… Continue reading →

WISP tower and night sky.

WISPs Are The Real Heroes in Bridging The Digital Divide

As of 2018, industry records show that the “digital divide” leaves nearly a quarter of the US without wired broadband… Continue reading →

Who Are the FCC Commissioners and Where Do They Side on Net Neutrality?

The war over how to regulate the internet has a key problem: the process for creating regulation is so complex… Continue reading →

IP network digital visualization

Why Is the American Internet Empire Crumbling?

The colossal labyrinth of pulses and wires we refer to as “the Internet” is sort of like the jumble of… Continue reading →

Obscure Telecoms Make Millions Signing up Dead People for Phone Plans

There’s a house in southern California with 10,000 residents. The people that live in this house have a lot of… Continue reading →

Map of partisan divide in the USA.

Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on Broadband, Net Neutrality, and Internet Issues

Politicians have a well-earned reputation for misunderstanding the Internet. …So it’s no surprise that candidate stances on tech issues are… Continue reading →

What is Net Neutrality and why does it matter?

Discouraged that you don’t have another option for broadband Internet in your neighborhood? Tired of monthly bills that seem to… Continue reading →

Apartment landlords are holding your Internet hostage.

Steep Internet bill and no choice? If you live in an apartment building, the landlord might be profiting from your… Continue reading →