After the FCC voted on Tuesday to approve rules that would prohibit ISPs from blocking, throttling, or slowing the transmission of online content, some in the broadband industry are expressing disappointment that the agency did not use more specific language that would have prevented these actions.The move was intended to clarify the agency's previous language that prohibited such actions only aga...
By now, the national broadband internet network is officially open to the public.
Now that Verizon is rolling out its own nationwide network, there’s no reason why you can’t find a local broadband service.
If you’re not already using Verizon, you can sign up to get your local ISP’s broadband service in your home and office.
The company will offer you a monthly plan that includes access to their own network, as well as a network of regional and local broadband providers.
But if you’re new to broadband, you’ll need to find the right service provider first.
There are many different ways to find local internet service providers, including the free service tier of a mobile carrier like Sprint, or the cost of a phone line, like Verizon’s $100/month mobile plan.
We’ve rounded up some of the most popular ways to get broadband in your neighborhood.