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New global stats show U.S. still behind in broadband

A new UN report shows the U.S. ranks 19th worldwide in percentage of individuals using the Internet. Read More »

The latest on local telecom-broadband competition

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau recently released a detailed report on local broadband and telephone competition as of June 30, 2013. Read More »

Cable winning broadband fight – except when there’s also fiber

The Leichtman Research Group's new broadband report confirms what most of us know: we want fast Internet. Read More »

Net neutrality in context

Former Undersecretary of Commerce Ev Ehrich put net neutrality in a wider context in the San Francisco Chronicle, saying. "…there's nothing neutral about the Net now, despite what a few strident voices say.” Read More »

Broadband reaching more than ever

According to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)'s National Broadband Map, ISPs report that more people have access to more and faster broadband. Read More »

FCC reports say some ISPs miss speed targets

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler recently said, "I’m concerned that some providers are failing to deliver consistent speeds to consumers that are commensurate to their advertised speeds.” Read More »

U.S. TVs increasingly connected to the Internet

According to research firm Connected Intelligence, in 42 million U.S. homes at least one television is connected to the Internet “either via a video game console, Blu-ray disc player, streaming media player or the TV itself.” Read More »

House members urge Wheeler to conduct open auction

On April 11, 78 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urging him to maximize the upcoming spectrum auction. Read More »

FCC speed test for iPhone announced

Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the release of the FCC's free Speed Test app for iOS devices, as part of the commission's Measuring Broadband America program. Read More »

Support for Wheeler’s Open Internet announcement

In pursuing new rules to sustain an Open Internet,it appears that that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has found a middle ground which is finding support among consumers, labor, ISPs, and policymakers. Read More »

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