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FCC Votes Help Clear the Way for Broadband

April 20, 2017

WASHINGTON D.C. —  Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to remove barriers to broadband by closing two dockets and opening two more, all focused on...


#162: Should Government Pay for Broadband?

March 7, 2017

Should the government pay for broadband? In his joint address to Congress, President Trump laid out plans to spend a lot of taxpayer money on...


#119: FCC Loses on Government Broadband

August 26, 2016

When government-run broadband networks in Chattanooga, TN and Wilson, NC sought to expand beyond their cities’ boundaries, they ran into state restrictions. The cities asked...


#112: Verizon Shifts on Business Broadband

August 10, 2016

Is Verizon moving away from broadband and fiber deployment? Earlier this month, the company filed an ex parte with the FCC indicating support for price...


#103: A Network for the Future

July 15, 2016

Imagine a broadband network that’s smart. It teaches itself. It repairs itself. And maybe, it’s even self-aware. No, we’re not talking about Skynet, but software-defined...


#99: Controlling the Price of Business Broadband

June 29, 2016

Who should set the price of broadband? Businesses, or the government? While the FCC doesn’t (yet) regulate the price of your home Internet connection, the...