national broadband


FCC Report Validates Providers’ Broadband Uptake Fears

As the FCC prepares to release its national broadband plan recommendations to Congress, it turns out there are some Americans who don’t even want high-speed Internet. About 93 million don’t have the option at all, and many of those citizens see the Web as a waste of time and money, according to a new FCC […]

Providers Get More Time to Comment on Natl Broadband

The FCC has extended by two weeks the deadline for interested parties to comment on details of the developing national broadband plan. The first round comments closed in early June and, originally, replies were slated for submission by July 7. But, citing “vastness of the record” – more than 500 comments came in during the […]

FCC Gets Official Start on National Broadband Policy

The FCC on Wednesday made good on its intent to start forming on a national broadband policy. The issue is one that’s near and dear to President Obama’s heart and with a Democratic chairman on his side, looks like one that could come to fruition after 10 years of talk. “Congress has made it crystal […]

FCCs April Meeting to Include Mea Culpa to Cable?

April’s FCC meeting promises to be a doozy. The agency first plans to discuss formation of a national broadband plan. That comes in the wake of stimulus funds approved by Congress earlier this year. Then, FCC commissioners intend to talk about video competition, a sore subject with cable companies that felt demonized by former FCC […]

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