The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.
The FCC will seek comments on how to expand its $1.7 billion fund for subsidizing phone service for low-income families. The agency wants the fund to cover broadband service as well.
Affordability research has shown that nearly half of low-income earners can't afford internet at home, and an even higher percentage have no access to mobile internet.
A Boston apartment complex is undergoing one of the largest deep-energy retrofit projects in the U.S. that is expected to cut energy use by about 70 percent.
AT&T, Verizon, the cable industry, and others team up with state and local governments and a nonprofit group with goal of bringing broadband to 500,000 more homes by 2010.
For Road Trip 2015, CNET went to San Jose, California, to talk with Vietnamese Americans who traveled a long way to get to where they are today.
CEO promises to serve 5.5 million low-income homes as part of broadband IPTV services over new network.
Shortly after winning FCC approval, AT&T closes its deal to buy the satellite TV provider. DirecTV's video relationships could become key as more content is delivered on mobile devices.
San Francisco's board of supervisors votes to amend the bill passed last October legalizing short-term accommodation rentals.
The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.