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New survey finds libraries increasingly provide free access to online tech

The new Digital Inclusion Survey is a “national survey of public libraries that explored the digital inclusion roles of public libraries.” Read More »

4G LTE does not compete with high speed wireline broadband, says Verizon chief

"LTE certainly can compete with broadband... [but] we don't see LTE being as efficient as fiber coming into the home," said Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead. Read More »

California group critiques Comcast’s low-income service

Due to a lengthy and complicated sign-up procedure, only 11 percent of eligible California residents have signed up for Comcast's low-income service, says a state advocacy group. Read More »

FCC warns ISPs to play straight

The FCC recently told Internet Service Providers that they “… must disclose accurate information about their service offerings and make this information accessible to the public.” 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 »

A divided FCC votes to modernize school and library E-rate

Three Democratic FCC commissioners voted to modernize the E-rate program, adding an additional $2 billion to schools and libraries for improved Wi-Fi services. Read More »

FCC votes to require captioning on more Internet videos

All five FCC commissioners voted today to require closed captioning in all online video that was previously captioned on television. Read More »

FCC to expand rural broadband experiments

The FCC voted 5-0 today to appropriate up to $100 million to expand rural broadband through its Connect America Fund. Read More »

CWA petitions NY state to investigate telecommunications

This week, District 1 of the Communications Workers of America filed a petition to the New York State Public Service Commission requesting a formal investigation of the state of the telecommunications industry. Read More »

FCC may mandate online closed captioning

This month, the FCC will vote to expand closed captioning for all online video which was previously captioned on TV -- regardless of length. Read More »

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