Cellphones that inmates have illegally in prison are universally seen as a security threat, but states need FCC permission to block cell signals.
The new regulations cut costs for inmate phone calls by about half.
The Federal Communications Commission could allow broadband companies to charge content providers for faster internet.
School districts and libraries around the state are starting to take part in an FCC grant that expands broadband access in rural areas.
Verizon has challenged the Federal Communications Commission on net neutrality. One telecommunications expert says the case comes down to a legal technicality.