The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Broadband Test application provides consumers with information about the quality and speed...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 98
The U.S. communications regulator reclassified what "broadband" is, raising it from 4 Mbps download speeds to 25 Mbps. The hope is it will raise the bar for internet companies.
The Federal Communications Commission will likely raise the requirement for the definition of broadband up from 4 megabits per second download speeds to 25Mbps.
A study shows that Title II reclassification of broadband in pursuit of net neutrality brings with it federal, state and local fees that would be over $100 per year in many areas.
At the same time, the FCC also ruled that broadband companies could not slow down or altogether block incoming traffic outright.
Verizon and the FCC have taken a dispute over net neutrality to the courtroom.
It's not just the broadband plugged into the wall at home keeping you connected to the outside world: it's the mobile broadband that keeps you connected on the go.
The FCC reports that 19 million Americans lack access to broadband. But even with that data, there's still a lot we don't know.
Three key findings from the FCC's latest report on broadband in America.
In a rule change late last week, the FCC increased its support for the use of white spaces tech to deliver wireless broadband services.
Comcast and the FCC are challenging the industry to promote broadband adoption, starting with programs tailored for low-income households with children.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski appears at Web 2.0 Summit and talks about Net Neutrality, Broadband adoption and the Google-Verizon agreement.
Got dark fiber near you? New E-Rate rules will mean that schools and libraries will finally be able to tap this resource for the good of their students and communities.
The web giant and comms provider have asked US authorities to force a level of network neutrality on fixed-line ISPs, but to allow wireless operator freedom to discriminate between online services
Google and Verizon today revealed a seven-point proposal - not an agreement - to help the FCC craft a broadband policy that keeps the Internet open.
The agency's hope is that the subsidy will encourage new services and ultimately cut the cost of care in rural areas. The money would help subsidize creation of public and non-profit broadband networks serving rural communities.
Is America's broadband network as slow as the FCC thinks it is? Three MIT researchers say probably not. Here are three reasons why.
The FCC has taken the first step toward figuring out how it's going to regulate broadband after losing an important legal battle earlier this year.
Nothing is going to happen, good or bad, with U.S. broadband for quite some time, in the wake of the FCC's rule change.
The FCC responds to a legal ruling by offering a compromised approach to restore government authority over transmission of broadband but would keep other elements away from regulatory oversight.
The FCC chairman may be leaning toward a position of leaving broadband deregulated, a move that critics say would kill net neutrality and forever change the Internet.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)
- 2 34 ways to improve your iPhone's battery life
- 3 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)
- 4 So you have an app idea and want to make a bajillion bucks
- 5 ZDNet Cloud TV: Impact of cloud on HR (highlights)