Clinton's broadband plan promises continuity, though could prove too 'incremental'


Tech policy analysts are taking a closer look at Hillary Clinton's pledge to connect every household to broadband by 2020, and evaluating how she hopes to achieve that goal.

Congress members blast FCC's changes to state oversight of Lifeline program


A bipartisan group of lawmakers registered their disapproval to the way the commission has moved oversight of its subsidy program away from states.

States waiting, mulling legal action on FCC's Lifeline reforms


The FCC's move to add broadband service to its subsidy program for low-income households is attracting criticism from state governments nationwide.

White House's ConnectHome to expand public housing broadband


The new White House program will expand broadband to reach 275,000 low-income households in 27 cities and help students access the Internet at home.

FCC weighs 'Lifeline' for low-income kids without Internet


The Federal Communications Commission will vote whether to adopt new principles that could pave the way for broadband access in millions of low-income homes.