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Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Tom Wheeler speaks during his keynote conference during the second day of the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain.

FCC eyes subsidies for low-income Americans' broadband

May 28, 2015
"Broadband is the indispensable infrastructure of the 21st century."
Posted In: broadband, internet access, low-income, fcc

Commercial drones have tailwind overseas

Mar 27, 2015
Facebook and Amazon are testing while American agencies finalize the rules.
Posted In: Facebook, drones, internet access
Power was not divided equally under the FCC’s new net neutrality rules.

What net neutrality might mean for 'House of Cards'

Feb 27, 2015
The FCC will watch for glitches, but keeping up with demand is the real test.
Posted In: net neutrality, fcc, house of cards, internet access
Federal Communication Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler waits for a hearing to begin in Washington, D.C.

Net neutrality rules face legal challenges

Feb 5, 2015
Proposal would reclassify Internet service providers as "telecommunications services."
Posted In: net neutrality, fcc, internet access

People still use AOL. It's true.

Aug 13, 2014
AOL still has users. And they're getting a lot for their membership.
Posted In: aol, internet access, elderly
Comcast truck

Comcast expands low-income internet program

Aug 5, 2014
Looking at the motivations behind Comcast's eased eligibility requirements.
Posted In: Comcast, internet access, child poverty

The contents of the internet, via satellite

Jul 30, 2014
A new project aims to democratize the spread of information.
Posted In: satellite, internet access, online archive

The next time you 'Google' it may be via drone

Apr 15, 2014
Titan says its drones can stay aloft for years, without refueling
Posted In: Google, drones, internet access

Inside Google Ideas, Google's New York 'think/do tank'

Oct 24, 2013
Google's East Coast think tank unveiled some new tools all designed to make internet access easier where it's now hard to get.
Posted In: Google, innovation, internet access

Fifteen percent of American adults are offline

Aug 30, 2013
Data released this week by the Pew Center shows that 98 percent of Americans now live in an area with access to broadband internet. Despite that, 15 percent still don't use the internet at all.
Posted In: internet access, employment

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