CenturyLink has accepted more than $500 million from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to roll out broadband to rural areas in 33 states.
A new study says having fiber broadband access can drive up your home's value by more than 3 percent.
They say the deal's collapse is good for customers
The agency's future conduct standard raises questions about business models for broadband providers
The new legislation would prevent the agency from moving forward with its decision to preempt state laws restricting city broadband.
The new FCC rules will also apply to mobile as well, Chairman Tom Wheeler said. They will almost certainly be challenged by large telcos and broadband ISPs, however.
Republican commissioners say the agency's action will likely be overturned by U.S. courts.
Expect Republicans to push for their bill in Congress and broadband providers to sue in the coming months
The agency's higher speed definition allows it to take new actions to encouarge deployment. But Republicans on the commission went a little nuts.
Reports saying the supposedly anonymous social media app is sharing user information leads to questions from Senator Rockefeller.
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has posted a bulletin warning of the risks associated with the virtual currency, including exposure to hackers and scammers. Bitcoin advocates say it paints an incomplete picture.
The commission votes to require mobile carriers and texting apps to adopt text-to-911 functionality
Now that Sprint's replaced its long-time CEO and dropped a bid to acquire T-Mobile, what's next for the carrier? Answer hazy, ask again, analysts say.
The House will still have to pass the Senate bill before it becomes law, however.
The agency has received 677,000 comments on its proposed net neutrality rules
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