Big Tech Should Pay ‘Fair Share’ for Communications Infrastructure: FCC

Kevin Hogan
By Kevin Hogan
May 25, 2021US News

The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is calling on Big Tech to pay its fair share of the cost of internet infrastructure. That’s because a group of Big Tech companies accounts for about three-quarters of traffic on rural broadband networks—but they aren’t paying the billions of dollars to build and maintain those networks.

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