A person holding a phone while typing on a laptop.

More than 20 million people have signed up for the FCC’s broadband discount program

There is still a large gap between those who have access to affordable high-speed internet and those who do not.

On Aug 20, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

US Senator Tommy Tuberville speaks on the 1st day of CPAC Washington, DC conference at Gaylord National Harbor Resort Convention on March 2, 2023

Tommy Tuberville criticized for celebrating Biden’s new broadband funding after voting against it

'My dude, you literally voted against it.'

On Jun 28, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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These states have the ‘worst’ broadband 

Additionally, the report found that availability of low-priced broadband plans 'remains low' across the U.S.

On May 14, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

FCC Nominee Gigi Sohn speaking at her second confirmation hearing.

Gigi Sohn’s post-FCC-fiasco job will be directing funding to public broadband

Gigi Sohn is the American Association for Public Broadband's first executive director.

On May 3, 2023 by David Covucci

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17 million households have signed up for the FCC’s affordable broadband program

The agency said it has made 'a series of enhancements' to help people sign up for the program.

On Apr 12, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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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

An ethernet cord going into a jack that says ‘internet’ above it.

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

US map with cables on phone to right with red overlay

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

California rising up, with blue cables running from state to state, other states at varying heights with abstract binary background

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

School bus stuck in water after hurricane

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