The FCC’s yearly report of broadband deployment keeps some crucial definitions in place that some feared would be changed or eliminated to ease the responsibilities of internet service providers. 524 more words
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Illinois senators are introducing legislation to help bring high speed internet to more students in rural areas.
State Senator Andy Manar of Macoupin County says nearly 90 thousand students at 100 rural schools don’t have broadband access. 83 more words
Sharon Strover, University of Texas at Austin
All across the U.S., rural communities’ residents are being left out of modern society and the 21st century economy. 1,529 more words
This is another one of those pieces of news you’re going to need to take sitting down: Big cable companies are not, in fact, Good. For all of the supposed advantages that giant, nationwide cable providers are meant to have — better R&D, economies of scale, vast customer-service centers — a… 397 more words
Boing Boing: Study finds municipal broadband is up to 50% cheaper than telcos. “Telcos despise community-owned broadband, and fight like mad whenever a city announces it’s going to build its own network. 17 more words