FCC Mapping Efforts Will Transform Lives
This was an important week for the millions of American families and small businesses still waiting for access to high-speed internet.
August 25, 2022
The Way to a Better, More Accurate Broadband Map
Broadband can provide life changing opportunities from applying for a job and earning a degree, to accessing healthcare or starting a business. Charter shares the goal of the Federal Communications Commission and Members of Congress of helping close the digital divide by directing resources to areas that need it most, those that are unserved.
April 9, 2019
Investing in Better Broadband Across the Country
Yesterday, the FCC released an updated national broadband map – a map that examines the availability of broadband across the country. While modernizing the map for the first time since 2014 is important, the information on the map reflects data only through 2016, because of how the filing dates fall and because the Commission must undergo complicated work to incorporate information from so many providers. Though we recognize those limitations, we also think it is important to note that the FCC’s map does not reflect the significant speed upgrades – including the launch of Spectrum Internet Gig that delivers connections of up to 1 gigabit to customers’ homes – which Charter has since undertaken.
February 23, 2018