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Apr 18, 2023

Verizon expands high-speed internet across Md.

Verizon is deploying high-speed, fiber optic broadband internet service across Maryland.

Apr 13, 2023

Baltimore-area veterans to benefit from Comcast donation

Comcast will announce Tuesday a plan to award $20,000 in grants and present 100 laptops to The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training.

Mar 9, 2023

Md. officials push FCC for better high-speed internet access

A group of Maryland lawmakers has urged the Federal Communications Commission to improve broadband mapping data accuracy for the state.

Feb 22, 2023

How Section 230 helped shape speech on the Internet

Twenty-six words tucked into a 1996 law overhauling telecommunications have allowed companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google to grow into the giants they are today.

Pamela Jackson-Walters sits outside her home in Detroit on Sept. 21, 2022. Jackson-Walters uses her home internet connection to attend church services virtually and to pursue a graduate degree, but the service AT&T offers in her mostly Black neighborhood is much slower than in other parts of the city. She said she also experienced an internet outage for four weeks during the summer. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Oct 19, 2022

Poor, less white neighborhoods get worst internet deals

An investigation has found that internet service providers often offer drastically different speeds to different customers, even when those customers live in different parts of the same city.

May 13, 2022

Biden administration to release $45B for nationwide internet

The Biden administration is taking the first steps to release $45 billion to ensure that every U.S. resident has access to high-speed internet by roughly 2028.

President Joe Biden speaks about the bipartisan infrastructure bill in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Nov. 6, 2021, in Washington. The $1 trillion infrastructure bill that President Joe Biden signs into law on Monday, Nov. 15, represents a historic achievement at a time of deeply fractured politics. But the compromises needed to bridge the political divide suggest that the spending might not be as transformative as Biden has promised for the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
May 9, 2022

Biden starts program to provide discounted internet service

The Biden administration announced on Monday that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes.

Nov 12, 2021

Some Maryland law firms going outside to handle IT needs 

With continued advances in technology along with potential cybersecurity threats, Maryland law firms are hiring independent companies to manage their internet technology services.

Oct 8, 2021

Bridgemaxx launches high-speed internet service in Baltimore

Bridgemaxx announced Friday the expansion of its high-speed internet coverage and services across most of Baltimore.

Oct 6, 2021

Maryland part of Comcast Business $28M broadband upgrade

Comcast Business announced a two-year, $28 million investment in its network throughout Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

Jul 20, 2021

Maryland awards $30M in grants to expand broadband internet access

The state of Maryland is awarding nearly $30 million to projects that aim to expand broadband internet access to unserved or underserved communities.

Jun 8, 2021

Global glitch: Swaths of internet go down after cloud outage

Multiple websites went offline briefly across the globe Tuesday after an outage at the cloud service company Fastly.

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