FCC Decides High-Speed Internet Access Should Be Affordable for All

FCC Decides High-Speed Internet Access Should Be Affordable for All

  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recognizes that access the Internet is essentially today’s landline connecting people to the broader world. Accordingly, the FCC decided today that high-speed Internet access should be affordable and accessible to all. The agency approved a $9.25 monthly subsidy for Internet access to be added to its Universal service/Lifeline programs […]

FCC Landmark Decision Made on Net Neutrality

FCC Landmark Decision Made on Net Neutrality

The FCC (Federal Communication Commission) voted to put into place unprecedented net neutrality rules that they say are vital to protecting the freedom of the Internet.  Following a 3-2 party-line vote, the FCC moved to accept the notion championed by President Obama to treat the Internet as a utility, thereby preventing major corporations like Verizon or Comcast […]

President Obama Asks the FCC to Preserve Net Neutrality

President Obama Asks the FCC to Preserve Net Neutrality

In a surprise move on Monday, President Obama issued a statement from the White House “explicitly asking” for new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules that will preserve net neutrality and ban paid prioritization on the Internet. Specifically, Obama has called for any new rules not to block websites, slow down Internet traffic, or allow certain […]