Biden Plan Would Spend $100 Billion to 'Future-Proof' Broadband Internet – 'The New Electricity'President Biden's proposed infrastructure plan sketches out a new vision of activist government measures intended to improve high-speed internet service, following decades in which the government has largely left the job to private companies.
BART Board To Consider System-Wide Wireless UpgradesCell phones and other wireless devices could work better on BART trains and stations if the transit agency's Board of Directors approves a "BART Digital Railway" proposal at its meeting Thursday.
FCC May Require Internet Providers To Ask Users Before Sharing DataA new privacy proposal unveiled Thursday will require broadband providers like Verizon and Comcast to get your permission before sharing with advertisers what you've been doing on your phone or computer.
Netflix Wants Data Caps To Be IllegalNetflix is not happy that internet service providers like Comcast want to impose broadband data caps on customers...
$10 Broadband Program For Low-Income Households ExpandingA growing number of low-income Californians are eligible for $10 a month broadband service due to the expansion of program run by Comcast.
Federal Court Upholds Net Neutrality Rules On Internet AccessA federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally.
FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial UpCalifornia is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.
FCC To Rule On Net Neutrality, Tighter Restrictions On Internet ProvidersThe new rule would prevent Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. from intentionally blocking or slowing Web traffic.
FCC Redefines Broadband Internet To At Least 25 Mbps, Faster Than National AverageThe Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to change the definition of what constitutes high-speed internet, adopting a standard 2.5 times the current national average.
Cupertino First West Coast City To Get Super-Fast Broadband Service 'GigaPower'Cupertino will become the first city west of the Rockies to get AT&T's super-fast broadband Internet service.
East Bay Regions Get Low Rating In Providing High-Speed Internet When it comes to a high-speed internet connection in the East Bay, more work needs to be done according to an assessment by the East Bay Broadband Consortium.
Tech Watch: More Households Sacrifice CableTime Warner said it has lost 130,000 cable subscribers in its last fiscal quarter. This comes as the industry is becoming increasingly concerned with people cutting the cord to cable.
San Jose Police Chief Pushes For Broadband Network To Use In EmergenciesSan Jose Police Chief Chris Moore has traveled to Washington to lobby Congress to fund the creation of a broadband network specifically for law enforcement and public safety agencies to transfer large amounts of data during an emergency.
Silicon Valley Looking Forward To Obama Plan To Boost BroadbandPresident Barack Obama’s plan to nearly double the wireless spectrum available for mobile broadband and deliver high speed Internet to nearly every American within five years comes as nations in Asia have surged ahead, said one technology analyst.
Feds Propose Shifting More Airwaves To BroadbandFederal officials looking for more airwaves to deliver wireless broadband services are recommending that the government reallocate a sizeable chunk of radio spectrum currently used for naval radar systems and weather satellites.