The Emergency Connectivity Fund has now committed $6.5 billion to help schools and libraries.
The report did not find a significant discrepancy for plans advertising speeds of 125 Mbps or slower.
The FCC also mandated that internet service provider labels be machine-readable.
WISPA’s letter notes that many of its member are small providers that serve sparsely populated areas.
'There are serious questions about whether a strong, effective label is achievable with a 2–2 Commission'
Some say the bill would add heavy regulation that will harm investments and consumers.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act cleared committee 53-2, with pushback from California legislators.
Experts at the Broadband Breakfast Live Online event debated what “future-proofing” broadband would look like.
January 11, 2021 — On Friday, Twitter permanently banned President Donald Trump from the platform, citing the “risk of further […]
Without good information from Internet Service Providers (ISPs), the federal government is essentially shooting in the dark when it comes […]
July 30, 2020 — In a Wednesday hearing, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was questioned by Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., about […]
Panelists speaking on a Thursday Brookings Institution webinar expressed mixed views on the likelihood of Congress passing a federal infrastructure […]
Before you solve a problem, you’ve got to be able to understand it. The Federal Communications Commission recently voted to […]
June 22, 2020 — House and Senate Republican leaders released principles to guide legislation aiming to close the digital divide […]
May 28, 2020 — President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order that would eliminate protections under Section […]
May 27, 2020 — Current social media algorithms and big tech tactics are making our information less reliable and our […]
Amdocs, a software and services provider to communications companies, announced Wednesday that the Federal Communications Commission has authorized its Spectrum […]
The landline internet service provider Frontier Communications has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to CNBC. This is part of […]
March 23, 2020 – Ramping up the pressure to ensure that the stimulus measure in Congress has a broadband component, […]
WASHINGTON, February 25, 2020 – In the wake of the D.C. Circuit court’s decision to uphold the substance but remand […]
WASHINGTON, August 22, 2019 — Lurking at the corners over the renewed debate over Section 230 the Communications Decency Act […]
Ads that describe immigrants of color as an “invasion” violate Facebook’s community standards and should not be allowed to run, […]
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2019 — As the second anniversary of the Unite the Right rally approaches, activists are calling for […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 — The Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday details of its $5 billion settlement with Facebook […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: One advocacy group reacts to the actions from the Federal Communications Commission on Friday, in which numerous […]
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2017 — In a statement released on the web site of the Federal Communications Communications, and emailed […]
WASHINGTON, November 13, 2014 – Net neutrality has been the hottest topic in tech policy for months. Politicians on the […]
NEW YORK, November 12, 2014 – The Internet Society of New York (ISOC-NY) and the Federal Communications Bar Association gathered […]
WASHINGTON, October 20, 2014 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said that he and President Barack Obama agree in […]
WASHINGTON, September 17, 2014 – A variety of developments on the battle regarding network neutrality: FreePress Tells FCC Title II […]
WASHINGTON, September 15, 2014 – Set to pass a proposal enduring public utility regulation of broadband providers under Title II […]
WASHINGTON, September 12, 2014 – In what would have seemed highly unlikely just a few months ago, growing support for […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 – The internet is the First Amendment issue of our time, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn, said […]
WASHINGTON Friday November 10, 2011. Thursday afternoon, the Senate voted 52 – 46 to defeat S.J Res 6 which would have […]
WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 - FCC Commissioner, Meredith Baker, announced Wednesday that she will resign her post on June 3, after which she will begin her...
BOSTON, April 13, 2011 - Panelists at the Free Press National Conference for Media Reform railed on the Federal Communications Commission over the weekend, debating to...
BOSTON, April 11, 2011 - During the Free Press National Conference on Media Reform in Boston over the weekend, Managing Editor, Jonathan Charnitski sat down with...
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 - Despite fanfare regarding the end of exclusivity for the Apple iPhone with the launch of a CDMA version, the reality is...
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 – The Communications and Technology Subcommittee voted Wednesday in a 15-8 party-line vote to disapprove the new Federal Communications Committee net neutrality...
Consumer groups sent a letter to the FCC last week accusing low-cost carrier, MetroPCS, of violating the Open Internet Order by limiting […]