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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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‘He who created the heavens will be very angry’: Religious zealots hate Elon Musk’s Starlink for blocking God’s view of Earth

'Why are you allowing a weapons-grade technology to be installed over American citizens?'

On Nov 17, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Scammer behind 40% of all student loan debt robocalls identified, shut down

Upwards of 40% of such scam calls made last month came from a single source.

On Nov 10, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Midterms 2022: Democrats’ feckless telecom reform efforts are about to permanently be killed

Democrats wasted two years.

On Nov 5, 2022 by Karl Bode

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It’s been a year since Gigi Sohn was nominated to the FCC—and internet rights groups are pissed

it's the longest a nomination has stalled.

On Oct 26, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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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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7 carriers put on notice by FCC for refusing to block robocalls

The carriers have 14 days to comply.

On Oct 4, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FCC pausing several telecom rules to aid in Puerto Rico hurricane recovery

The decision helps customers avoid shutoffs and extra bills during Puerto Rico's hurricane recovery.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Big telecom’s relentless lobbying is pushing Gigi Sohn’s FCC nomination to the brink

Sohn has been left to fend for herself.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Karl Bode

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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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‘Everyone told me my bill was going to be $120’: Woman receives $6,000 surprise bill from AT&T

'I spent 1.5 hour on the phone with customer service crying.'

On Aug 30, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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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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FCC orders phone companies to block scam network’s auto warranty robocalls

'We are not going to tolerate robocall scammers or those that help make their scams possible.'

On Jul 23, 2022 by Mikael Thalen