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Comcast boosts broadband data cap

As regulators crack down on broadband data caps, the nation's largest cable company, raises the roof on its limit to 1 terabyte.

By April 27, 2016


Regulators expand subsidy program to bring broadband to the poor

The FCC votes in a contentious split decision Thursday to expand its Lifeline program to help low-income Americans get access to affordable broadband.

By March 31, 2016


Why everyone deserves broadband no matter how little they make (Q&A)

CNET speaks with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn about why low-income Americans need access to high-speed Internet.

By March 31, 2016


Comcast makes good on promise of super-speedy broadband

The cable company is launching its new service in Atlanta, which now has three providers offering Internet speeds of 1 gigabit per second.

By March 15, 2016


The feds want to keep your broadband provider's nose out of your online life

Companies say they're just trying to deliver more relevant ads, but consumer advocates contend we need stricter rules about what Internet providers can see.

By March 10, 2016


Starry CEO looks to shake up the broadband market

Chet Kanojia, the creator of streaming-TV service Aereo, is back with a broadband service he claims will be faster, cheaper and wireless.

By January 27, 2016


Nokia aims to hit it big in broadband

French regulator approves Nokia's takeover of Alcatel-Lucent, which should help it compete in the global telecom equipment market.

By January 4, 2016


Smartphones are completing the broadband revolution

Commentary: New data finds more consumers choosing mobile connections for broadband. Policymakers hoping to close the digital divide must shift course accordingly.

By December 23, 2015


Your broadband service is about to be tax-free forever

Congress is expected to pass a permanent ban that will prevent local governments from taxing Internet access, a big win for consumers that ensures your broadband bill won't ever look like your wireless bill.

By December 10, 2015


More AT&T customers will soon get access to its fastest broadband option

The company is expanding its fiber-optic-based service, which will let you download an episode of "The Walking Dead" faster than you can say the word "zombie."

By December 7, 2015