Kaleigh Rogers

ISPs Have Asked the Senate to Limit Funds for Rural Internet

The Senate agriculture committee is considering Farm Bill proposals that would make it harder for rural communities to get funding for internet and favors Big Telecom.

24 Million Americans Don't Have Access to Broadband—Why Isn't It an Election Issue?

Few candidates, from local mayoral races all the way up to the Senate, provide lip service to the fact that millions of Americans still lack access to broadband, and even fewer flesh out a robust policy to address it.

The FCC Wants $200 to Release Emails About Ajit Pai's Giant Reese's Mug

The Federal Communication Commission wants more than $200 to release e-mails related to Chairman Ajit Pai’s novelty, oversized coffee mug under the Freedom of Information Act.  The mug gained mild notoriety after Chairman Pai was photographed with

Commissioner Clyburn Says She Can Achieve More by Leaving the Agency

A Q&A with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn.

What It's Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet

More than 24 million Americans, or about 8 percent of the country, who don’t have access to high-speed internet, according to the Federal Communications Commission—and that’s a conservative estimate.

Big Telecom Convinced Wyoming’s Politicians to Rewrite a Community Broadband Bill

A bill introduced in Wyoming that set aside money to invest in municipal-owned internet was revamped before it passed to favor Big Telecom.

The FCC Disqualified Some Rural Communities from Receiving Internet Funding After Some Companies Said They Already Have Internet

The Federal Communications Commission is about to hold an auction used to dole out grants to companies to build internet in rural America.

The FCC's Next Stunt: Reclassifying Cell Phone Data Service as 'Broadband Internet'

The Federal Communications Commission's decision toi repeal net neutrality was a major blow to internet freedom, but it’s only the first in a long line of actions that the FCC will take to tell itself that America’s broadband situation is better t

Half of West Virginia has Applied for Broadband Assistance

Summer 2017, the West Virginia state legislature decided to take some leftover funds for water and sewer projects and reinvest it in another essential public utility: the internet.

We Can't Rely on the FTC to Defend Net Neutrality

The belief that the Federal Trade Commission will be able to fill in for the Federal Communications Commission on net neutrality doesn’t hold much water.