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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 »

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 And frequently have to wait or receive outdated and inadequate computer equipment.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 »

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 »

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 »

FCC members support open Internet rules for mobile

Recently FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn asked, “What is the impact on a consumer whose mobile broadband may be her only access to broadband? Read More »

Wheeler and Clyburn call for reasonable inmate calling charges

FCC Chair Wheeler and Commissioner Clyburn issued a joint statement calling for further reform of inmate calling costs and practices. Read More »

AT&T proposes new form of net neutrality to FCC

A Stanford professor and AT&T have proposed “letting Internet users individually control which Web sites were delivered at a faster or slower speed by their ISP," which wouldn't violate net neutrality. Read More »

Providing a Lifeline to Broadband Internet Access

"Instead of finding ways to deny telephone access to the neediest Americans, lawmakers should be looking to expand Lifeline to include broadband internet." Read More »

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