Andria McClellan Releases Plan To Expand Access To High-Speed Internet

Andreas Milano


Norfolk, VA — Today, Norfolk City Councilmember and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Andria McClellan released a plan to expand access to high-speed internet across Virginia. Access to affordable, reliable, high-speed internet service is critical to every Virginian for work, for school, for accessing health care, for agriculture, and, recently, for pre-registering for a COVID vaccine. This pandemic has shown that the digital divide is very real and growing, and we need comprehensive policy solutions to tackle it.

Councilmember Andria McClellan has released the following statement on the occasion of

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What Biden’s infrastructure plan means for Washington state’s public broadband crusade

Andreas Milano
President Joe Biden. (Official White House Photo / Adam Schultz)

A years-long campaign to turn internet service into a public utility in Washington state could get a big boost from President Joe Biden’s massive infrastructure plan.

The proposal Biden unveiled last week pledges to spend $100 billion to make broadband internet service available and affordable to all Americans. The legislation “prioritizes support for broadband networks owned, operated by, or affiliated with local governments, non-profits, and co-operatives — providers with less pressure to turn profits and with a commitment to serving entire communities.”

That’s music to the ears of advocates who

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Biden Aims for Universal High-Speed Internet in Infrastructure Plan

Andreas Milano

WASHINGTON—President Biden aims to spend $100 billion to close gaps in the nation’s broadband network, calling affordable high-speed internet connections critical for modern households but leaving central details of the plan up in the air.

The White House’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal released Wednesday includes the goal of connecting every U.S. home and business while also cutting prices for internet access, dubbing broadband the “new electricity” in its societal importance. Reliable internet service has become more critical over the past year, as many Americans were forced to work, attend school and entertain themselves at home because of the pandemic.


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Spectrum home internet service: What you need to know

Andreas Milano

Charter Communications

Charter Communications boasts that its Spectrum Internet service features no contracts, includes no termination fees and provides new customers with a 30-day, money-back guarantee. Such a straightforward approach can be mighty appealing, especially when internet plans tend to be anything but simple. 

If Spectrum Internet is available in your area and perhaps you’re considering switching from another provider, then let’s explore what you might find when you get under the hood of Spectrum’s internet coverage.

What are Spectrum’s speeds, and what do the plans cost?

Spectrum currently offers three different plans at three separate prices. None of them

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T-Mobile Announces Home Internet Plan, 5G Phone Upgrades, Other Initiatives

Andreas Milano

T-Mobile executives announced today several initiatives around the company’s expansive 5G network, including a $60-per-month T-Mobile Home Internet plan, smartphone upgrades, and more.

The initiatives are all part of what the Bellevue-based company terms the #5GforAll era.

T-Mobile Home Internet launched today with more than 30 million households eligible on its first day of service, including about 10 million in underserved parts of rural America, with plans to continue to expand access.

“Since the beginning of the digital age, connectivity for rural America has been an afterthought,” T-Mobile Senior Vice President Edwige Robinson said in a statement. “One of our

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Mobile Operator Turkcell Is Said to Approach Banks on IPO Plan for Internet Unit

Andreas Milano

Photographer: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Turkey’s biggest mobile operator Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS has approached several investment banks for an advisory role on a possible share sale at its internet service provider, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Turkcell has begun reaching out to local and international banks to gauge their interest in managing the initial public offering of Superonline Iletisim Hizmetleri AS, the people said, asking not to be identified as the process is private. Turkcell may delay the IPO if investor demand is deemed insufficient, said three of the people.

Turkcell declined to

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