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4 years 6 months ago

Colorado Springs gets chunk of $100 million grant

The Air Force Academy and Colorado College will benefit from a $100 million federal grant to upgrade broadband in Colorado. Colleges, universities, libraries, schools and underserved communities will all receive high-speed internet access. Gov. Bill Ritter will announce details at a Monday afternoon news conference. According to the...

4 years 11 months ago

US court rules against FCC on `net neutrality'

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Federal Communications Commission lacks the authority to require broadband providers to give equal treatment to all Internet traffic flowing over their networks. Tuesday's ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is a big victory for Comcast Corp.,...

5 years 1 month ago

New data: 40 percent in US lack home broadband

The availability of high-speed Internet access continues to grow. Still, about 40 percent of Americans do not have broadband at home. That comes from new Commerce Department statistics that underscore the challenges facing policymakers trying to bring affordable high-speed Internet connections to all Americans. The Commerce and Agriculture departments are...

5 years 2 months ago

Battle over the airwaves

The digital television transition is just behind us, but there's a new fight that could cut free television signals to a lot of people. It's a debate that could shape the future of communication and broadcasting. The debate is growing because broadcasting and wireless technologies are delivered similarly. They...

5 years 3 months ago

Colorado receiving $2.1 million for broadband

Colorado is receiving about $2.1 million in stimulus money over the next few years for work that could help expand high-speed Internet access in the state. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration on Monday announced a grant of $1.6 million over two years to go toward collecting broadband data...

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