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Broadband Access

Broadband Access

The term “broadband” is used to describe high speed Internet access provided by various technology
platforms, including cable, telephone wire, and wireless technologies.

  • On Dec. 21, 2010, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted network neutrality rules, taking an important step in a policy making process that has been underway since 2005. Network neutrality is the idea that internet service providers (ISPs) may not hinder or discriminate against lawful content flowing through their network.

  • Washing Report from Oct. 31, 2011: FCC Approves Reforms to Boost Broadband Access; NAR Supports Greater Liquidity for Rural Communities; Obama Administration Expands GSE Refi Program.