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FCC Data Exaggerates Broadband Access On Tribal Lands
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Broadband access in tribal areas is likely even worse than previously thought because Federal Communications Commission data overstates deployment, according to a new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). FCC data collection was already known to be suspect throughout the U.S., not just in […]

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FCC funds rural broadband for more than 700,000 homes and businesses
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As part of its efforts to make broadband more available in rural areas, the Federal Communications Commission announced that the Connect America Fund Phase II "reverse auction" will bring broadband service to more than 700,000 homes and businesses fo…

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FCC stands by decision to raise broadband prices on American Indians
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Enlarge / Kayenta, AZ – 25 July 2016: Poor rural housing estate of Native Americans at the Navajo reservation (Navajo Nation) in the Arizona desert. (credit: Bloomberg | Erik Tham) The Federal Communications Commission is refusing to reverse a decision that will take a broadband subsidy away from many American Indians. Under Chairman Ajit Pai’s […]

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Elon Musk tweets video of SpaceX’s first broadband satellites in space
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Enlarge / SpaceX’s first Starlink broadband satellites. (credit: Elon Musk) SpaceX founder Elon Musk today tweeted an eight-second video of the company’s first broadband satellites, saying they are now “deployed and communicating to Earth stations.” First two Starlink demo satellites, called Tintin A & B, deployed and communicating to Earth stations The demonstration satellites, named […]

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Trump's Infrastructure Plan Has No Dedicated Money For Broadband
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: President Trump’s new 10-year plan for “rebuilding infrastructure in America” doesn’t contain any funding specifically earmarked for improving Internet access. Instead, the plan sets aside a pool of funding for numerous types of infrastructure projects, and broadband is one of the eligible categories. The plan’s $50 […]

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Work from Home? Reasons Why You Need a Reliable Broadband
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A good broadband at home is no less than a luxury as it allows you internet access for various online activities. Be it professional websites, video conferences, social media or entertainment videos, you can access them all if you have a reliable broadband service installed at your home. However, if you are still doubtful, then […]

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Trump pushes for broadband expansion in rural areas     – CNET
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The president signs executive order intended to make it easier for private companies to deploy high-speed broadband infrastructure in farm country.

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AT&T beaming AirGig broadband from power lines     – CNET
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Two official trials have begun for AirGig, technology to send internet data along power lines and into your home.

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AT&T, Comcast Lawsuit Has Nullified a City's Broadband Competition Law
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: AT&T and Comcast have convinced a federal judge to nullify an ordinance that was designed to bring more broadband competition to Nashville, Tennessee. The Nashville Metro Council last year passed a “One Touch Make Ready” rule that gives Google Fiber or other new ISPs faster access […]

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