It's not just that 5G requires a lot of gear that can inspire NIMBY-ism from locals, it's also that some people really don't like it when they see it.
The proposal allocates tens of billions of dollars in funding to combat a variety of issues, including drinking water, broadband access, and health care.
The government-administered Lifeline is designed to make the Internet more affordable, but Ajit Pai's FCC has kneecapped the program.
In one instance, the New York City Council proposed a bill that would codify robust cable privacy rules governing all cable providers in the city.
A recent vote further damages the government's ability to accurately study the nation's access to broadband—and it could damage the 2020 census.
The state government has started to institute work requirements for its medicaid program that includes logging work hours online, but broadband coverage in the state is sparse—at best.
This move threatens to leave millions of Americans, particularly from communities of color, without the opportunities that come with connectivity.
Broadband-mapping efforts from both the federal government at large and the FCC have had critical flaws that disproportionately affect rural and minority communities.
The E-Rate program has proven successful in allowing students access to fast Internet speeds, but its future is uncertain.
North Carolina and Tennessee are the latest states to side with telecoms, which have long lobbied against allowing cities to become Internet providers.
Obama hailed the benefits of an open Internet in his State of the Union address. Here’s what it is and how he’s trying to make it happen.
A federal program to provide phone lines to every cranny of the United States really ought to be focusing on broadband.