A new report says despite billions in subsidies, AT&T continually refuses to upgrade low-income and minority communities to better broadband.
Broadband companies got rid of data caps to help people stay at home and work at home during the pandemic. The crisis is still raging, but the caps are coming back.
Hundreds of Starlink satellites are currently orbiting Earth, and SpaceX is asking people to sign up for a chance to test out their service.
Local communities fought cooperatively against telecom monopoly domination in the 90s. Now rural North Dakotans have better, faster broadband than many U.S. cities.
NYC Mesh's leaders hope the disaster highlights the need for better, universal broadband free of monopoly domination.
Non-tenure track faculty at community and city colleges across the country told Motherboard they have not received sufficient pay, training, or equipment to teach classes online—and the consequences could be devastating for students.
The company is the second major US ISP to suspend controversial monthly usage caps in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The government routinely claims that people who lack broadband simply don’t want it. More often, limited competition and monopoly domination means they simply can’t afford it.
The massive new network would be open access, forcing multiple new ISPs to compete for your broadband dollar.
But at least it’s open source and transparent, unlike efforts by countless other companies, those same data scientists say.
Many gamers don’t even know they have a broadband cap. That’s about to change.