Category Archives: Internet Access

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 →

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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 →

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 →

How to Negotiate Your Internet Bill to Get the Best Deals

Found another fee increase when you opened your broadband bill this month? You’re not alone. The notoriously uncompetitive US broadband… Continue reading →

Internet messenger statue.

These 25 Cities Are the Most Impacted By the Digital Divide

If you think the digital divide is shrinking, don’t mention it to residents of Miami, Kansas City, or Buffalo —… Continue reading →

10 Small Towns with Blazing Fast Internet

For small towns, having high-speed Internet can be a critical factor in growth and prosperity. Studies have shown that increased… Continue reading →

Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Broadband Issues

Consumers on both sides of the party line are eager to see reform when it comes to broadband policy. Internet… Continue reading →