This Map Shows You Just How Good (Or Bad) Your Area's Internet Is

An important first step in the FCC's National Broadband Plan has been taken. After lots of testing and research, they've released a map that shows you just how connected the internet is in your zip code, city, county—even your own personal address. Go see just how pokey your browsing is here: [National Broadband Map] » 2/17/11 3:00pm 2/17/11 3:00pm

FCC Wants 100Mbps Broadband in 100 Million Homes

Almost a year after the FCC first announced their National Broadband Plan, some new details have started to emerge. Specifically: A "100 Squared" plan to give 100 million households 100Mbps broadband. Just for starters. » 2/16/10 1:36pm 2/16/10 1:36pm

Friendlier "Buddy" FCC Enters Blog and Twittersphere

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski continues his attempt to overhaul the commission's image as an agency for the people by launching the amusingly titled "Blogband" and a companion Twitter feed. The idea is to generate more feedback from average Joes regarding the National Broadband Plan. That's right, the FCC is » 8/18/09 7:40pm 8/18/09 7:40pm