National Broadband Plan

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FCC Plans Huge Upgrade for US Broadband

Plan would extend coverage to 90% of country, boost speeds

(Newser) - The FCC will unveil a massive plan for upgrading America’s broadband infrastructure tomorrow, hoping to bridge the stubborn divide between the digital haves and have-nots. The plan would aim to bring broadband to 90% of Americans by 2020, and increase speeds for those who already have it, the San ... More »

FCC Eyes Hiking Phone Bills to Expand Internet Access

Feds want to open networks, but would tax your phone bill to do it

(Newser) - Al Gore may think he created the Internet, but it's the FCC that's looking to make it available to all Americans—and it's considering taxing your phone bill to pay for it. Federal regulators will outline their case today for stepping up government control of Internet and phone services, the... More »

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