The FCC is spending billions of dollars to make broadband more available, but last week the agency released a report with a dire conclusion: the information superhighway still isn’t going to enough places in the United States. Advocates and the FCC itself are calling for reform, particularly in how broadband is delivered to rural areas. We examine the plan to expand America’s broadband map.

Guests

  • Derek Turner Research Director, Free Press
  • Rick Kaplan Chief Counsel to the FCC Chairman
  • Walter McCormick, Jr. President and CEO, US Telecom, The Broadband Association
  • Cecilia Kang Washington Post Technology Reporter

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Winter Reading 2014

Thursday, Dec 18 2014Whether you like horror stories or cookbooks, poetry or works in translation, we consider a range of titles that will keep you turning pages. And we want to know what's on your reading list, so join the conversation on air or on our website to share the best book you've read this year.

Cubed: A Secret History Of The Workplace (Rebroadcast)

Wednesday, Dec 17 2014Like the nature of white-collar work itself, the concept and design of the office has evolved over more than a century, from the counting-houses of nineteenth-century clerks to the cubicles we love to hate. Author Nikil Saval joins us to explore the history of our workspaces.