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Digital divide worsens inequality

Although many factors go into the digital divide, it appears that the high price of U.S. broadband relegates low-income urban families to the wrong side of the tracks. Read More »

Frontier Communications expanding services

Frontier Communications completed acquisition of AT&T operations in Connecticut, and announced it's moving its 1 Gbps service into Durham, North Carolina. Read More »

Miami libraries struggle to provide Internet access

Students without home Internet flood the branches especially in low-income areas of the metro. And frequently have to wait or receive outdated and inadequate computer equipment. Read More »

AT&T adds two more major GigaPower markets

Last week, AT&T announced that it was expanding its all-fiber network to two major metropolitan areas: Atlanta and Chicago. Read More »

Mobile grows, but the Internet gap persists

A new federal report shows growth in mobile Internet, but at the same time "... found that 28 percent of households still do not use broadband at home." Read More »

Successful Arkansas and California broadband adoption projects

A new report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) highlights successes in Arkansas and California. Read More »

AT&T finishes 1Gbps build-out in Austin

AT&T beat its 2014 deadline, bringing 1 Gbps U-Verse with GigaPower to Austin, Texas and surrounding communities. Read More »

Will legacy TV and online providers play by the same FCC rules?

Public interest groups have long asked the FCC to include Internet video under the rules that govern broadcasters and pay-TV carriers. The commission is considering it. Read More »

Stuck in the Slow Lane without FiOS

CWA has produced Stuck in the Slow Lane without FiOS for broadcast on Long Island, NY, asking that Verizon bring FiOS to the area. Read More »

Windstream adding video to its fiber network

Little Rock-based Windstream is launching Kinetic, a fiber-carried TV option in the Lincoln, Nebraska area. Read More »

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