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FCC wants mobile data to count as broadband internet

Accepted submission by MrPlow at 2017-08-11 13:18:42
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Submitted via IRC for TheMightyBuzzard

The FCC's latest proposal may further limit internet access in poor and rural areas.

I'm guessing they just don't want to have to provide actual broadband to unserved areas to qualify for special perks and subsidies. Which is precisely why I live in a town rather than fifteen miles away from the nearest one.

Source: https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/10/fcc-mobile-data-as-broadband-slower-speeds/ [engadget.com]


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