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Comcast Hits New Milestone with Internet Essentials Program

Six years after launching it's Internet Essentials program, Comcast announced a critical milestone: more than four million low-income Americans now have access to high-speed...

Diverse Coalition Cries Foul on New Broadband Tax

When it comes to the cost of broadband service, those who can afford it are often frustrated by the additional taxes and fees that...

Can Mobile Free Data Plans Help Bridge the Digital Divide?

Net neutrality advocates recently descended upon the Federal Communications Commission seeking an investigation into free data programs days after the D.C. Circuit affirmed the agency's Open...

Why the Internet Tax Freedom Act Matters

2015 was indeed the “political year of the Internet.” From net neutrality to spectrum policy, there were so many huge issues relating to the...

#UnlockTheBox: Claims Consumer Benefits, But A Costly Exchange in the End

Last fall Congress held a hearing on Federal Communications Commission Oversight to explore the proper role of the FCC in supporting our increasingly broadband-reliant,...

A Device By Any Other Name….

To say that we are a digitally connected society, in many ways, is an understatement. Ninety percent of American adults own a cell phone, while...

For Expanded Opportunity, Lifeline Program Must Cover Broadband

It’s widely accepted that the combination of broadband and digital technology can be a great equalizer that connects society’s have-nots with vast opportunities for...

Comparing Apples to Apples: Banning Smartphones Increases the Digital Divide

There seems to be a growing sense of exceptionalism going around Silicon Valley these days – what’s good for the goose isn’t good for...

Redlining in Sight with Google, AT&T Fiber Rollout?

Google made headlines when, in late January, it announced that it was rolling out gigabit Internet to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham and Nashville. Eighteen cities...

Internet Taxation: Why It Matters in the Open Internet Debate

TAXATION - the one word that makes the average American cringe at its mention.  There’s income taxes, corporate taxes, Social Security taxes, property taxes...