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Six Republican senators have just written to the FCC taking issue with its high-speed broadband roll out for all Americans. They object to its accusation that broadband is not being deployed by telecoms providers in a “reasonable and timely fashion,” particularly given that the FCC’s changed the meaning of what broadband is. According to the FCC’s latest analysis, some 34 million people, around 10 percent of the population, still lack access to what many would consider a rather measly 25Mbps downstream, 3Mbps upstream target speed. The target was voted on and changed last year, from 4Mbps downstream, 1Mbps upstream, in order to give people in the…

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