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|Senate votes to undo rules that stop the sale of customer info|
Senators voted along party lines, 50-48, to eliminate the rules.
-1 points by Daily News | Consumer protection Wi-Fi Internet service provider Broadband Internet access Internet privacy Internet United States Senate Federal Trade Commission
|Snyder’s list: New lock, customs plazas, sewer repairs|
Gov. Snyder’s infrastructure aid list includes the Qline rail line a Flint-inspired push to replace lead service lines
-2 points by The Detroit News | Sault Ste. Marie Michigan Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Federal government of the United States Michigan Soo Locks Broadband Internet access Ivana Trump Donald Trump
|How Net Neutrality could get reversed (and what that means to you)|
The new chair of the FCC is much more skeptical of these Netflix-backed rules.
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Network neutrality Internet service provider Broadband Internet access Wi-Fi Julius Genachowski Federal Communications Commission Network neutrality in the United States Internet service providers
|Are you being ripped off on Internet speeds? Lawsuit says yes|
The fine print of Charter Communications’ high-speed Internet service says a “small percent of customers will receive lower than advertised speeds.” One attorney general says the problem is actually widespread — “a consistent story of bad performance and a long-term business plan built on deceit."...
2949 points by Los Angeles Times | Time Warner Cable Internet Time Warner Pleading NFL Network Broadband Internet access Comcast Cause of action
|FCC stops 9 companies from providing poor federally subsidized Internet|
Allen ConeFeb. 5 (UPI) -- The Federal Communications Commission removed nine companies from a federally subsidized program to provide Internet service to the poor, called Lifeline.
390 points by UPI | Broadband Internet access Internet service provider Federal Communications Commission Puerto Rico United Press International Household income in the United States Donald Trump Julius Genachowski
|FCC is stopping 9 companies from providing subsidized Internet to the poor|
Regulators are telling nine companies they won’t be allowed to participate in a federal program meant to help them provide affordable Internet access to low-income consumers — weeks after those companies were given the green light. The move, announced Friday by Federal Communications Commission...
1346 points by Los Angeles Times | Broadband Internet access Internet Consumer protection National broadband plans from around the world Internet service provider United States Julius Genachowski Federal Communications Commission
|New FCC chair just blocked 9 companies from providing affordable Internet to the poor|
Regulators are telling nine companies they won't be allowed to participate in a federal program meant to help them provide affordable Internet access to low-income consumers - weeks after those companies had been given the green light. The move, announced Friday by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, reverses...
69212 points by Chicago Tribune | Consumer protection Broadband Internet access Internet Poverty Internet service provider United States National broadband plans from around the world Service provider
|As Google Fiber scales down its broadband business, San Francisco moves ahead on its own|
It wasn’t so long ago — three years, to be exact — that communities all over the country were slavering over the prospect of getting fiber-based, blazing-fast broadband Internet service from Google. More than 1,000 communities had fallen all over themselves to meet the company’s terms, which included...
104 points by Los Angeles Times | Broadband Internet access Internet service provider Internet Wi-Fi Broadband Building Internet exchange point
|Trump's victory could spell the end of the FCC's net neutrality regulations|
Donald Trump’s victory means Republicans soon will take control of the Federal Communications Commission. That could spell the end for net neutrality regulations and other initiatives of the agency’s hard-charging Democratic chairman. The regulations imposed utility-like oversight of broadband...
1519 points by Los Angeles Times | Network neutrality Regulation Federal Communications Commission Barack Obama Administrative law Julius Genachowski Democratic Party Broadband Internet access
|SpaceX seeks lift-off for global satellite internet network|
SpaceX has officially asked the US government for permission to launch a global internet service, powered by thousands of satellites placed in Earth’s orbit. Read Full Article at RT.com
241 points by Russia Today | Satellite International Space Station Broadband Internet access Geosynchronous orbit Orbital Earth Orbit Moon
|Layer3 TV launches cable service in Chicago|
Layer3 TV quietly launched its high-end cable service in Chicago this week with national aspirations and a modest retail kiosk in Northbrook Court. The Denver-based company is bucking cord-cutting trends and looking to lure disgruntled cable subscribers with an offering that includes hundreds of...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Broadband IPTV High-definition television Cable television Broadband Internet access Satellite television Cable modem CableCARD
|High-speed internet in Silverton pulls mining village out of digital desert|
Two years after residents in the remote San Juan County town — the county’s only town, population: 639 — celebrated the pending arrival of fiber-optic cable, they remain in the digital desert.
835 points by The Denver Post | Internet service provider Broadband Internet access County Broadband San Juan County Colorado Colorado municipalities Coaxial cable Cable modem