Report: 26 States Now Ban or Restrict Community Broadband
Many of the laws restricting local voters’ rights were directly written by a telecom sector terrified of real broadband competition.
The Congressional Bill That Would Save Community Broadband Networks Nationwide
A Silicon Valley lawmaker pushes back against Big Cable.
FCC Won’t Appeal Municipal Broadband Defeat to Supreme Court
After court defeat, municipal broadband fight shifts to Congress and the states.
After Legal Defeat, US Mayors Vow to Continue Municipal Broadband Fight
The FCC suffers a blow, but the battle goes on in Congress and the states.
How a DIY Network Plans to Subvert Time Warner Cable's NYC Internet Monopoly
The NYC Mesh meetup group has partnered with two internet exchanges to provide high speed connections without going through the telecom giant.
22 Towns in Massachusetts Are Building Their Own Gigabit Fiber Network
"For too long we’ve been making do with satellite, DSL or wireless internet. Fiber will render these as obsolete as a dial-up connection."
Senate Bill Would Let Cities Build High-Speed Internet Without Getting Sued
Cities that want to build super-fast community internet networks received a big political boost Thursday.
The Biggest Foes of Obama's High Speed Internet Plan
Almost overnight, Obama has made internet policy a major political battleground between the White House and GOP lawmakers.
32 Cities Want to Challenge Big Telecom, Build Their Own Gigabit Networks
Cities in at least seven states hope to challenge laws restricting community-owned broadband.
Net Neutrality Is 'Marxist,' According to This Koch-Backed Astroturf Group
It's astroturfing and fearmongering at its finest—and most extreme.
Six Ways Big Telecom Tries to Kill Community Broadband
It's not just the lobbyists (though they certainly help).
Meet Marsha Blackburn, Big Telecom's Best Friend in Congress
Blackburn wants to prevent the FCC from supporting community broadband.