26 states have passed protectionist laws preventing your town or city from building its own broadband network.
Ajit Pai's FCC says more Americans than ever have access to fast internet connections, but critics say the study is "fundamentally at odds with reality."
Ajit Pai's FCC insists that ignoring consumers and gutting oversight of major ISPs dramatically boosted network investment. Reality suggests something else entirely.
But the practice may hurt students who don't have access to the internet at home.
TRAXyL, a DC-based startup, hopes their patented resin will provide more options for building affordable internet infrastructure.
Proposals being considered by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry would block communities from getting funding.
It’s rare that the digital divide even gets lip service, let alone a robust platform from candidates.
In every single state, a portion of the population doesn’t have access to broadband, and some have no access to the internet at all.
Senator Shelley Moore Capito and Representative Morgan Griffith each took time in the hearings to ask the Facebook CEO about his plans to expand rural broadband.
The Lifeline program provides subsidized communications services to low-income Americans, many of whom rely on it as their only way to access the internet.
The world wide web, the information space we all use to connect on the internet, is 29 years old. Its founder, Tim Berners-Lee, wants the world to come together to close the digital divide.
A bill that has passed the state legislature originally set aside funds for municipal-run internet, but after lobbyists had their say, the bill was changed.