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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
FCC to fix rural broadband program that gave money to connect parking lots to internet
The FCC said the program 'requires thoughtful oversight.'
On Jul 27, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
New bill wants to extend program that aims to close the ‘homework gap’
The bill would allocate $40 billion over five years to extend the FCC's Emergency Connectivity Fund.
On Jul 23, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
This crowdsourced campaign wants to know the truth about everyone’s actual internet speeds
'For too long, the true cost and quality of internet service has been hidden and obscured.'
On Jul 13, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Government says its own definition of high-speed broadband is too low
The report is the latest in a number of attempts to raise the definition of minimum broadband speeds.
On Jul 9, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich