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The FCC is trying to boost awareness about its affordable broadband program

In addition, the FCC said it will make the online application process easier. 

On Mar 19, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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Comments flood in as FCC seeks to fight digital discrimination and broadband disparities 

More than 700 comments from various organizations came in.

On Feb 26, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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High-income areas pay less for broadband service, report finds 

Average household income is 'a strong predictor of broadband pricing.'

On Feb 7, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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FCC’s new broadband mapping effort already hit with congressional criticism

Despite the massive undertaking, there are still flaws.

On Jan 11, 2023 by David Covucci

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It’ll soon be easier to see if your broadband provider sucks

Broadband 'nutrition labels' are coming.

On Nov 30, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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The FCC’s new broadband maps are finally here—are they enough?

It's a first step in a long process.

On Nov 18, 2022 by Karl Bode

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FCC funding mobile hotspots to help schoolchildren stay online after Hurricanes Ian, Fiona

It will support nearly a quarter-million mobile hotspots in Puerto Rico.

On Oct 6, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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SpaceX is extremely upset the FCC won’t give it a billion dollars to develop Starlink

The Elon Musk-owned company called it 'grossly unfair.'

On Sep 12, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FCC says people will get to challenge broadband industry reporting when new maps drop

The map will drop in November.

On Sep 7, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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The FCC is going on a $100 million spree to get the word out about its broadband discount program

It thinks many people who are eligible aren't aware.

On Aug 9, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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States spent years mapping their broadband—now they fear the FCC might throw that data away

The FCC will need to side with state data or big telecom.

On Aug 3, 2022 by Karl Bode

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The FCC’s new broadband mapping effort might be one big waste of money

The new maps will only be as accurate as telecom monopolies are honest.

On Jul 20, 2022 by Karl Bode

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Telecom monopolies are poised to waste the U.S.’s massive new investment in high-speed broadband

Your Wifi could be better soon. But don't hold your breath.

On Jun 30, 2022 by Karl Bode

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Why is New York City’s ambitious public internet plan on hold?

No one knows if or when it will come back.

On Jun 2, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FCC announces plans for ’20-fold’ increase in rural broadband speeds

The FCC is seeking comment on a new proposal, specifically how the program can be future-proofed.

On May 20, 2022 by Jacob Seitz