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Ohio Republicans attempt to kill municipal broadband ends after public outcry

The attempt was harshly criticized.

On Jul 1, 2021 by Colleen Cronin

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Tech newsletter: Republicans are trying to kill municipal broadband

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

On Jun 22, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Ohio Republicans want to kill municipal broadband

The amendment is being criticized.

On Jun 18, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Biden cut funding for his broadband push—will it be enough to close the digital divide?

'Suffice to say that we know it's an expensive problem, and $100 billion certainly sounds better than $65 billion.'

On Jun 9, 2021 by Christopher Hutton

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Washington votes to end ban on government offering broadband

A lot of states have laws restricting municipal broadband.

On Apr 15, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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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

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Pressure mounts for debate moderators to make high-speed Internet access a 2016 issue

Broadband access, the letter says, 'has been largely absent' from the election so far.

On Mar 3, 2016 by Eric Geller

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Senators accuse FCC of overstepping its role by supporting city-run broadband

These senators think the FCC is crowding out for-profit broadband providers.

On Dec 11, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Major Silicon Valley trade group backs FCC in lawsuit over community-run broadband

Conservative states told the FCC to back off of their laws. Silicon Valley says, 'Not so fast.'

On Nov 13, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren ask FCC to investigate broadband prices

Some of the Internet's favorite senators want answers.

On Jul 10, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Tennessee is suing the FCC for letting city-run Internet move forward

Conservatives aren't giving the FCC an inch.

On Mar 24, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Verizon got creative with the font in its anti-net neutrality statement


On Feb 26, 2015 by Dylan Love

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FCC strikes down rules blocking government-run Internet service

'You can’t say you’re for competition, but deny local elected official the right to offer competitive choices.'

On Feb 26, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Time Warner Cable’s lavish plan to stop city-run Internet in Maine

If you can't beat 'em with ideas, beat 'em with money.

On Feb 6, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Cory Booker’s plan to let cities launch their own Internet service

The battle lines are drawn on another Internet policy issue.

On Jan 22, 2015 by Eric Geller