Free or Low Cost Internet for Low Income Families

“Delivering on the Promise of Broadband & Access to Technology for All Americans” According to a recent FCC report, There are still over 64 million people without home access to the Internet.  A disproportionate number of those are low income families. 43% of these American families cite the primary reason for not subscribing to a […]
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Frontier Lowers Internet Costs for Idled Workers

Frontier Communications has formally announced that they will offer a discount program in the wake of layoffs by MinnTac, Mesabi Nugget and Mining Resources that affected hundreds of people. As such, Frontier will be reducing the cost of high-spe ed Internet access for affected employees who are their customers. In a press release confirming the […]
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House Votes Against Internet Taxation

The House of Representatives recently made a moratorium that prohibits local governments and state governments from carrying out Internet taxation permanent. The moratorium was meant to expire on November 1st thereby exposing Internet users to Internet connection fees similar those charged for phone services. If the legislation was not put in place, American’s would have […]
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FCC Votes To Overhaul E-Rate Program

The Federal Communications Commission recently voted to overhaul an Internet program to shift funding from aging technologies such as landline phones and pagers, to WiFi networks and high-speed broadband services. The Internet program is known as E-Rate and the changes made in the program will be done in the interest of increasing Internet accessibility for […]
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Facebook’s Internet.org Initiative To Purchase Drone Manufacturer

In a bid to provide Internet access to remote areas of the world through its Internet.org venture, Facebook is in planning to acquire drone maker Titan Aerospace. According to anonymous sources, the deal is said to be worth $60 million. Although representatives of the two companies declined to comment on the rumors, if true, the […]
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