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Comments to the FCC on the role of state and local governments in creating or supporting locally owned or controlled networks

Comments to the Federal Communications Commission on the National Broadband Plan in support of policies that would further empower local government in creating or supporting locally owned or controlled broadband networks, and ensure that local governments retain authority over public rights of way. Submitted by the Media and Democracy Coalition and allied groups including the Read more

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Comments to the FCC on the Lifeline and Link-Up programs

Comments submitted to the FCC on July 15, 2010, by the Media Action Grassroots Network regarding expansion of the Lifeline and Link-Up programs, which are designed to make telecommunications services accessible to low-income and underserved communities.

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Comments to the FCC in support of broadband reclassification

Comments submitted to the FCC on July 15, 2010, by the Center for Media Justice, Consumers Union, the Media Access Project, and the New America Foundation urging the FCC to reclassify broadband Internet access as a telecommunications service so that it will have the authority to enact the National Broadband Plan.

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Comments submitted to the FCC by MAG-Net and others on Net Neutrality

Comments to the Federal Communications Commission on Network Neutrality rulemaking in support of policies that take into account the structure of the Internet and its impact on the ability of people to communicate and engage in economic, social, and political activities, and recognize that communities benefit from an Internet that is open and nondiscriminatory. Submitted Read more

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Comments Submitted by CMJ and Others Regarding the National Broadband Plan

Comments submitted by the New America Foundation, with input from the Center for Media Justice and dozens of other grassroots partners, on the Broadband Initiatives Program of the Rural Utilities Service (part of the Department of Agriculture), and the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (Department of Commerce).