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
The FCC’s coronavirus pledge just ended, but the pandemic hasn’t. What happens next?
Congress seems to be taking notice of the digital divide in light of the pandemic.
On Jul 3, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Will coronavirus finally get America nationalized broadband?
One city has done it. Others should follow.
On Jun 15, 2020 by Olga Lexell
What is the digital divide?
A lot of people seem to be in agreement that it needs to be addressed.
On Feb 3, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Bloomberg’s broadband platform is 5 years behind his rivals
Bloomberg unveiled his plan on Wednesday.
On Jan 23, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Bernie Sanders unveils ‘high-speed internet for all’ plan
The plan calls for investing in municipal broadband and restoring net neutrality, among other things.
On Dec 6, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich
After days of deadly protests, Iran implements ‘largest internet shutdown ever’
Yet the uprising continues.
On Nov 18, 2019 by Claire Goforth
FCC rescinds participation of 9 companies providing internet for poorer Americans
The decision reverses those made by the Obama administration.
On Feb 4, 2017 by Samantha Grasso
Turkey cuts internet access to Kurdish towns, removes elected mayors
Internet access was cut for at least 6 hours on Sunday in parts of eastern Turkey.
On Sep 11, 2016 by Efe Kerem Sozeri
Study finds politically marginalized groups around the world are being systematically cut off from internet access
Those who need internet access the most are the least likely get it.
On Sep 11, 2016 by Aaron Sankin
Social media throttling in Turkey points to wartime censorship efforts
Turkey blocked access to three social media sites for seven hours on Thursday.
On Aug 27, 2016 by Efe Kerem Sozeri
Disconnected in Silicon Valley’s shadow
While Facebook looks to bring internet access to India, many in nearby Fresno struggle with digital literacy.
On Aug 14, 2016 by Rebecca Huval
U.S. court rules FCC lacks authority to upend state bans on community-run broadband
This is a big win for Comcast
On Aug 11, 2016 by Aaron Sankin
Washington state sues Comcast for $100 million for allegedly misleading customers
'This case is a classic example of a big corporation deceiving its customers for financial gain.'
On Aug 2, 2016 by Aaron Sankin