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Study: US Continues to Trail Peers in Broadband Development

The United States is ranked twenty-third in broadband development according to recently released global rankings. Read More »

FCC Chairman Addresses 72nd Communications Workers of America Convention

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski delivered a message of support and solidarity for the assembled members at the 72nd Communications Workers of America convention yesterday - July 26. Watch the video of his speech. Read More »

The FCC Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the ADA

Chairman Julius Genachowski touted the FCC's work implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and pointed to the commission's current efforts to tear down barriers to digital accessibility, at an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the historic legislation. Read More »

Minority Groups Urge Congressional Action on Broadband Regulation

A broad coalition of minority and community groups have sent a letter to Capitol Hill leadership supporting congressional action to clarify the FCC's regulatory authority over broadband. Read More »

UK introduces ambitious universal broadband plan

'Networked Nation,' a new government report issued in the United Kingdom, lays out a bold blueprint to get 10 million more Britons online. Read More »

European Regulators Look into Google’s Search Practices

Google's dominance in the Internet search market has raised questions about its fair search practices and the potential to abuse its market power. Read More »

Universal Service Reform Act of 2010 introduced

On July 22, 2010, Congressmen Rick Boucher and Lee Terry introduced the Universal Service Reform Act of 2010. Read More »

FCC: Up to 24 Million Americans Don’t Have Broadband Access

In its Sixth Broadband Deployment Report, the FCC painted a decidedly grim picture of the state of universal broadband access in the United States. The Commission estimates that between 14 and 24 million Americans still lack access to broadband Internet. As a result, the Commission concluded — for the first time — that broadband is not "being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion," as directed by Congres. Read More »

Broadband is Key to Reinventing Education

According to a recent opinion piece in the Washington Post, e-learning has the potential to revolutionize the way American students learn inside and outside of the classroom. Read More »

Senate committee approves new technology accessibility standards

The Senate Commerce Committee approved legislation that would require electronics companies to make their products more accessible to the hearing and vision impaired, extending the promise of cutting-edge technologies to millions of disabled Americans. Read More »

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