A DIY Internet Network Has Drastically Expanded Its Coverage in NYC
With the installation of "Supernode 3," NYC Mesh now covers large swaths of both Manhattan and Brooklyn.
To Save Net Neutrality, We Must Build Our Own Internet
We must end our reliance on big telecom monopolies and build decentralized, affordable, locally owned internet infrastructure.
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Deb Socia Wants Your City's Internet to Not Suck
The executive director of Next Century Cities is leading a coalition to promote municipal broadband.
This Guy Has the Fastest Home Internet in the United States
Five ISPs offer 10 gigabit per second internet connections. So far, it looks like only one person in the US has bought one.
The FCC IS Finalizing Its Plan to Subsidize Broadband for the Poor
The plan is meant to close the digital divide and address the “homework gap.”
Hundreds of Cities Are Wired With Fiber—But Telecom Lobbying Keeps It Unused
Government buildings all around the country are wired with fiber, but agreements with huge telecoms keep it out of people's homes.