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Effort to Define Broadband Fails to Define … Broadband

Effort To Define Broadband Fails To Define … Broadband

Effort to Define Broadband Fails to Define … Broadband

What a tangled web! The FCC has just come up with its plan to try to roll back the 2015 Open Internet Order establishing net neutrality. Its reasoning? To redefine broadband access. Unfortunately, they didn’t make the term any clearer.

And when we treat the internet as the property of a few large companies — read: the cable industry — we lose some of the public good because it impacts the ability of startups and those with fewer resources to leverage this great infrastructure to scale new businesses.

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