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Press Release: Losing Net Neutrality will Harm Rural America, ILSR Broadband Expert featured in Bernie Sanders video

Press Release: Losing Net Neutrality will Harm Rural America, ILSR Broadband Expert featured in Bernie Sanders video

Nick Stumo-Langer

May 16, 2018

The United States Senate is gearing up to vote on a resolution to repeal the roll back of network neutrality protections by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In advance of the vote, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s (ILSR) Community Broadband Networks initiative director Christopher Mitchell is featured in a video from Senator Bernie Sanders (I - Vt.) detailing how the FCC’s actions harm rural America, specifically.READ MORE


FCC Set to Waste Billions on the Wrong (Read: Monopoly) Rural Broadband Providers

FCC Set to Waste Billions on the Wrong (Read: Monopoly) Rural Broadband Provider...

Matthew Marcus

March 29, 2018

Matthew Marcus published this opinion piece in The Daily Yonder in March on the upcoming federal auction for rural broadband dollars.... READ MORE


Stacy Mitchell Interviewed on Rising Up with Sonali Show on Amazon’s Dominance

Stacy Mitchell Interviewed on Rising Up with Sonali Show on Amazon's Dominance...

Nick Stumo-Langer

March 19, 2018

ILSR co-director Stacy Mitchell was interviewed for the Rising Up with Sonali show for a segment entitled, "Why Amazon’s Quest For Online Do... READ MORE


ILSR Research Provides Background for HuffPost Feature on New Jersey City

ILSR Research Provides Background for HuffPost Feature on New Jersey City...

Nick Stumo-Langer

March 14, 2018

In Jersey City, New Jersey a community established the expectation that independent retail matters and that chain stores weren't welcome. In... READ MORE


Amazon Lands Pentagon Cloud Computing Contract, Stoking More Monopoly Fears

Amazon Lands Pentagon Cloud Computing Contract, Stoking More Monopoly Fears...

Nick Stumo-Langer

March 11, 2018

Amazon is a gargantuan company with its hands in everything from e-books to shipping to television and movies. The next big move the company... READ MORE


Media Outlets Cover ILSR’s Community Networks Map Expansion

Media Outlets Cover ILSR's Community Networks Map Expansion...

Nick Stumo-Langer

March 7, 2018

In January of 2018, our Community Broadband Networks initiative team updated our vital Community Networks Map and garnered vast media attent... READ MORE