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UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018

Comcast upgrades Deer Park network, adds services for local customers

Comcast has invested nearly $2 million to upgrade its network in Deer Park since it acquired the Northstar Broadband Cable TV system earlier this year, officials said Monday.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018

Comcast expands gigabit service in Spokane area

Comcast has expanded its gigabit broadband service locally, and the company says it’s now offering the faster internet service throughout Spokane and Stevens counties.

Internet providers balk at net neutrality bills

Internet providers push back Thursday against legislation that would require them to keep offering open Internet service.

UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017

FCC chief lays out attack on ‘net neutrality’ rules

The head of the country’s telecommunications regulator says there will be a vote in May on ditching Obama-era “net neutrality” rules that keep telecoms from favoring some sites and apps.

Frontier works to restore Internet service in Newport, Coeur d’Alene, Moscow

Telephone and Internet service is being disrupted for some Frontier Communications customers in southeastern Washington, northern Idaho and Montana after a truck damaged a fiber-optic cable.

Facebook ready to test giant drone for Internet service

MENLO PARK, California — Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year of a solar-powered drone with the wingspan of a Boeing 737, the next stage of its …

Amy Goodman: Demand preservation of net neutrality from FCC

Next Wednesday, if your favorite website seems to load slowly, take a closer look: You might be experiencing the Battle for the Net’s “Internet Slowdown,” a global day of grass-roots …

UPDATED: Sat., July 19, 2014

No power, phone service in towns hit by wildfire

Burned cables, telephone poles and power lines have cut off of all power, phone and internet services in several Central Washington towns hit by wildfires.

Rural North Idaho has state’s worst Internet

BOISE – Rural North Idaho is the worst-served part of the state when it comes to broadband Internet service, a legislative committee learned Friday. “Where we’re struggling probably the most …

Face Time: Fast Horse is bridging digital divide

Valerie Fast Horse, 46, is the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s director of information technology. She’s a “technological visionary,” says Chief Allan, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s chairman, “helping bridge the digital divide …