Tag Archives: Internet Access

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Municipal Broadband Is Roadblocked or Outlawed in 20 States

Since our last municipal broadband state laws report in 2016, we’ve added Montana to the list of states with legal… Continue reading →

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FCC Concludes Satellite Internet Is Good Enough for Rural Broadband

The FCC’s 2018 Broadband Deployment Report has been raising eyebrows in Net Neutrality circles thanks to its move to classify… Continue reading →

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FCC Broadband Definition Has Changed Before and Will Change Again

The official FCC broadband definition is a minimum of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. This standard was introduced… Continue reading →

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FCC Report Concludes US Internet Speeds Are ‘Among Worst in the Developed World’

Data in the 2018 FCC International Broadband Data Report [1] shows that US broadband speeds have climbed the charts to… Continue reading →

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How to Save Money on Your Internet and TV Bill

The average cable bill in the US has risen 39% in the past five years, reaching almost $100 per month…. 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 →

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Report: Every ETC Registered with the FCC’s Lifeline Program

This post includes: An overview of the Lifeline program and how it works A comprehensive list of registered ETCs (Eligible… 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 →

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How to Determine Which Internet Plan Is Right for You

Getting a broadband connection to your house can be a frustrating process. Choosing an Internet plan used to be a… Continue reading →