Preemption Battles Continue as Cities Look to Improve Internet Connectivity

From Georgia to Texas and Colorado, city halls are trying to fend off state efforts to assert control over local rights of way.

Huawei Pushes Back On FCC Efforts to Bar It From U.S. Networks

FCC’s concerns Huawei is a Chinese spying tool are unfounded and based in rumor, the company said.

Local Officials to FCC: We’re Not the Ones Impeding 5G

A group of mostly mayors encouraged the Federal Communications Commission to refocus its efforts on new broadband investment, instead of preempting their oversight of public rights of way.

5G Faceoff on Capitol Hill

Localities want more of a say in broadband policymaking. The U.S. wireless industry wants to win its race with China.

House Passes Bill Strengthening Powers of FCC CIO

The bill would reauthorize the Federal Communications Commision, encourage broadband development and make some changes to the commission’s oversight.

The Problem With America's New National Broadband Map

This long-awaited map looks like a precise picture of connectivity in America. Many people will find it doesn’t match what’s happening in their homes.

Lawmaker Seeks Allies to Reverse Net Neutrality Repeal

And the controversial sex trafficking bill is scheduled for a House vote.

SpaceX Takes its First Step Toward Selling Americans Internet From Space

SpaceX eventually hopes to have thousands of spacecraft beaming Internet back to Earth.

Net Neutrality Isn’t the Problem—It’s the Internet Itself

The internet, from its infrastructure to its applications, is not built for us.

Statehouses Are The New Arena In the Battle for Net Neutrality

At least 14 states have signed or introduced orders and bills seeking to enforce net neutrality.

FCC, Telecom Industry Slam Idea of Government-Built 5G Network

Despite the proposal’s claim of national security concerns, experts—including the administration’s picks on the FCC—came out aggressively against the idea.

San José Mayor Quits FCC Broadband Group Due to ‘Predetermined, Industry-Favoring Outcome’

Liccardo’s resignation reflected critic’s frustration over the committee focus on industry concerns with state and local government.

Dear State and Local Gov: FCC Chair Ajit Pai Is Just Not That Into You

Pai even blew up an intergovernmental advisory committee after members asked to talk to him about its future.

How the Battle for Net Neutrality Will Continue in 2018

Proponents of net neutrality are pursuing several different paths to prevent internet service providers from tampering with website access.