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Biden launches ‘Online for All’ campaign to target 20 million missing out on internet discount

Almost half of eligible Americans aren't taking advantage of the Affordable Connectivity Program.

On Jun 14, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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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

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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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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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FCC seeking public comments for plans to end digital discrimination

It's part of a push to completely eliminate broadband disparities.

On Mar 17, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FCC says 10 million homes have now signed up for affordable internet subsidy

Vice President Kamala Harris called the 10 million enrollee milestone a 'historic accomplishment.'

On Feb 15, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

President Joe Biden signed an infrastructure bill on Monday that contained $65 billion for broadband.

Infrastructure bill signed, will put $65 billion toward closing digital divide

The law makes a massive investment in broadband.

On Nov 16, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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6 million households have signed up for FCC’s broadband benefit program

Each month, the FCC says around 1 million more households sign up for the program.

On Sep 29, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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New York is the second-best state in providing broadband—it still leaves a million without it

The report looks into the digital divide in the state.

On Sep 15, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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New map says 60 million Americans aren’t connected to the internet

The estimate is much higher than the government's or other independent research.

On Sep 9, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Tech newsletter: Can Americans still afford internet?

Here is a look at tech and politics news from the last week.

On Sep 7, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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A quarter of Americans worry about paying their internet bills, survey finds

Twenty-six percent of those polled said they had worries about paying their bills over the next few months.

On Sep 2, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Infrastructure bill will make Emergency Broadband Credit permanent—but with a price reduction

The monthly discount is lower, but the program is getting $14 billion.

On Aug 11, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Almost half of Americans aren’t happy with how much they are paying for broadband service

42% of those polled were 'dissatisfied' to some degree about broadband costs.

On Aug 3, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich