The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is checking if broadband is affordable for everyone in their upcoming review.

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They want to see if monthly internet prices, data overage fees, and other charges by internet providers are fair and is accessible to more people.

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Companies like NCTA-The Internet & Television Association, representing cable TV, don't like the FCC focusing on affordability. They worry it might lead to unwanted price regulations.

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Even though everyone agrees that everyone should have good internet, there's a fight over whether the government should decide how much internet and TV should cost.

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NCTA says the FCC talking so much about internet prices might mean they're thinking about controlling the rates, even though the FCC says they're not interested in that.

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The FCC, following the Telecommunications Act, has to make sure internet is spreading quickly and reasonably. If not, they need to do something about it.

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This disagreement is not the first. Before, the FCC wanted internet providers to be clear about their prices with "nutrition labels," but cable companies didn't like the idea.

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Internet providers didn't like the FCC's rules on identifying digital discrimination, saying they were too broad and might lead to strong punishments.

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