Kaleigh Rogers

What It's Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet

More than 24 million Americans, or about 8 percent of the country, who don’t have access to high-speed internet, according to the Federal Communications Commission—and that’s a conservative estimate.

Big Telecom Convinced Wyoming’s Politicians to Rewrite a Community Broadband Bill

A bill introduced in Wyoming that set aside money to invest in municipal-owned internet was revamped before it passed to favor Big Telecom.

The FCC Disqualified Some Rural Communities from Receiving Internet Funding After Some Companies Said They Already Have Internet

The Federal Communications Commission is about to hold an auction used to dole out grants to companies to build internet in rural America.

The FCC's Next Stunt: Reclassifying Cell Phone Data Service as 'Broadband Internet'

The Federal Communications Commission's decision toi repeal net neutrality was a major blow to internet freedom, but it’s only the first in a long line of actions that the FCC will take to tell itself that America’s broadband situation is better t

Half of West Virginia has Applied for Broadband Assistance

Summer 2017, the West Virginia state legislature decided to take some leftover funds for water and sewer projects and reinvest it in another essential public utility: the internet.

We Can't Rely on the FTC to Defend Net Neutrality

The belief that the Federal Trade Commission will be able to fill in for the Federal Communications Commission on net neutrality doesn’t hold much water.

Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit's Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet

“When you kind of think about all the ways the internet affects your life and how 40 percent of people in Detroit don’t have that access you can start to see how Detroit has been stuck in this economic disparity for such a long time,” said Diana N

Nearly Half of Colorado Counties Have Formally Rejected a Comcast-Backed Law Restricting City-Run Internet

After Nov 7’s elections, a total of 31Colorado counties have voted to be exempted from a state law against municipal broadband networks.