Events & Presentations: Doug Brake
April 1, 2021
How to Bridge the Rural Broadband Gap Once and For All
ITIF hosted a discussion with leading experts on how to resolve these questions and bridge the rural broadband gap once and for all.
December 15, 2020
Building on What Works: An Analysis of U.S. Broadband Policy
ITIF hosted an expert discussion of Jonathan Nuechterlein and Howard Shelanski’s new paper, “Building on What Works: An Analysis of U.S. Broadband Policy.”
April 21, 2020
How to Close the Homework Gap and Boost Online Education
ITIF hosted a video webinar to discuss what is needed to provide more technological innovation in the classroom.
February 6, 2020
Speech: FCC Chairman Pai Announces C-Band Auction Plan for 5G
ITIF welcomed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to announce the next steps in repurposing a large portion of C-band spectrum to fuel 5G deployment in the United States.
November 13, 2018
Mid-band Spectrum: Transitioning the C-Band and More
Spectrum remains the lifeblood of wireless communications, but not all spectrum is the same.Mid-band spectrum is the goldilocks of frequencies—not too high, and not too low. Portions of this spectrum will be crucial for next-generation networks, and other nations are moving full steam ahead to allocate this spectrum for 5G services.
May 15, 2018
An Open Internet Détente: How and Why Bipartisan Legislation Should End the Net Neutrality Wars
Please join ITIF for an expert panel discussion about its latest report on why and how Congress should give the FCC clear authority to enforce basic bright-line rules and bring resolution to this debate.
July 11, 2017
Less Heat, More Light: Finding the Right Path Forward for Net Neutrality
Net neutrality has become the most contentious issue in modern telecommunications policy. Join ITIF for a panel of experts to discuss opportunities, challenges, what is new, and how best to move forward in this perennial debate.
June 8, 2017
How Municipalities and Industry Can Collaborate to Spur Broadband Deployment
Join ITIF for a conversation with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn followed by a panel discussion with both industry and municipalities to discuss opportunities and challenges for spurring broadband deployment.
May 17, 2017
Wireless Opportunities: Improving Federal Radio Systems and Freeing Spectrum for New Uses
Join ITIF for a conversation exploring spectrum policy and opportunities to free up airwaves for innovative new uses.
February 2, 2017
2017 Telecom Priorities for Congress and the FCC
President Trump’s administration will likely bring fundamental changes in jurisdiction of the Federal Communications Commission. Many expect former Chairman Wheeler’s signature policy shift—using the pretext of net neutrality rules to classify Broadband Internet Access Services as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act—to be undone. How that undoing is done matters immensely. Join ITIF as we host a panel of experts to discuss this question and more.