Senators ask the FCC to change the definition of high-speed broadband

A group of four senators is calling on the Federal Communications Commission to change its definition of high-speed broadband in order to significantly increase base speeds. Under…

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Comcast delays Northeast US data cap enforcement to 2022

Following pressure from politicians and the public, Comcast won't enforce a 1.2TB data cap on customers in the Northeast US until 2022, the company said in an…

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OneWeb secures funding to launch more than 500 internet satellites

After a year in which it had to declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy, 2021 is off to a much better start for satellite internet startup OneWeb. Two weeks…

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FCC chairman cited false broadband data in spite of warnings

The FCC has proposed fining internet provider BarrierFree for providing false subscriber data, but not before it used some of that data to further its own claims…

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House approves $100 billion in broadband funding for rural areas

The US House of Representatives approved the Moving Forward Act this week, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that puts $100 billion toward bringing high-speed broadband to underserved…

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Cox slows an entire neighborhood’s internet after one person’s ‘excessive use’

Cable company Cox Communications is slowing internet speeds of a whole neighborhood if one resident is a heavy user, Ars Technica reported. Cox confirmed that it does…

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SpaceX’s latest batch of internet satellites includes one with a sun shield

SpaceX is launching another pack of Starlink satellites into orbit at 9:25PM Eastern (weather permitting), but this won’t be a typical mission. As TechCrunch explains, one of…

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