The FCC released its 450-page assessment on the future of media. Unfortunately, many the report’s recommendations around localism, media consolidation and transparency are contradictory to its analysis. And Sonic’s new 1 Gbps fiber broadband connection with two phone lines for $70 is sure to shake up the broadband market in Sonoma County.
Cell phone policies are being investigated by Congress, and the FreeMyPhone campaign is harnessing consumer anger over closed wireless networks in hopes of creating policy solutions to open them up. And the Bronx News Network is bringing local news to underserved areas in the northwest Bronx.
Calls Grow Louder for Open Wireless Networks
This week the focus of our show was the DNC, with Bob reporting live from Denver. However, we managed to fit in reports from Gaza and a world news bulletin, before connecting up with Bob.