Tag: ISPs

What Is Community-Built Broadband?

With an increasing amount of centralization in the telecommunications and ISP world, coupled with the FCC’s recent ruling against net neutrality, more communities are pushing back. The fact of the matter is that, while it may seem like there is no alternative to ISPs and their growing monopolies, broadband can be more decentralized, even without competition between large players in the sector. So, the question is, what is community-built broadband …
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What is Google Fiber?

For many Americans, there is little choice when it comes to time to select an Internet Service Provider (ISP). Comcast, Time Warner, these are just a few of the big names, but they severely lack competition. Companies like this receive some of the lowest Net Promoter Scores – a simple test which gauges general consumer satisfaction – and are likely to only get worse as they are removed from their Title …
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