The Los Angeles Community Broadband Project plans to use advances in wireless tech to compete with big telecom and connect the masses.
Sopranica is a surveillance-free cellular network built by volunteers from around the world. It’s easy to use and free to set up.
At the Behest of T-Mobile, the FCC Is Undoing Rules That Make it Easier for Small ISPs to Compete With Big Telecom
The rules around the Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum were changed in 2015 to make it easier for wireless ISPs to license space, but might be changed right before they are useful.
The president’s executive orders are fine, but won’t do much in practical terms.
The FCC Disqualified a Bunch of Rural Communities from Receiving Internet Funding After Big Telecom Said They Already Have Internet
The data comes from a form the industry is required to file every six months, but it doesn’t necessarily give the full picture of where help is needed.
The agency is expected to make this change in February, which will make America's broadband situation look better than it actually is.
As Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor, Smith championed broadband funding programs.
It’s pretty fast, too.
More than 100 Million Americans Can Only Get Internet Service from Companies That Have Violated Net Neutrality
A free market approach might have worked if we actually had competition.
The state put aside extra funds for any county that wanted to invest in rural broadband. Half of all counties applied.
Openreach, a British infrastructure delivery company, came up with the idea to deal with tricky terrain.