Tag Archives: Net Neutrality

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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 Progress Reports: Historical Analysis 1999–2018

The semi-annual FCC Broadband Progress Report is essentially a pass/fail grade for the entire telecommunications industry (meaning ISPs like Comcast,… Continue reading →

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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 →

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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 →

Municipal Broadband Roadblocks

34 million Americans don’t have access to broadband Internet. In fact, 62 percent of those who can get broadband only… Continue reading →

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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 →

13 Creative Ways to save Money on Your Internet Bill

My neighbor and I have the same broadband plan. Same speeds, same caps, same disgruntled customer service reps. The only… 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 →