Broadband

ITIF wrote to a committee of the Wyoming state legislature, urging it to reject a bill that would create unjustifiably high restrictions on the use of data by broadband providers.
Broadband
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January 18, 2008
An article in "CommLaw Conspectus" outlines the economic rationale for a national broadband strategy, showing why the market alone will not generate the societally optimal level of broadband in the foreseeable future.
December 10, 2007
Benchmarking Digital Inclusion, a presentation by ITIF President Rob Atkinson to the Digital Inclusion Forum on December 10, 2007.
November 7, 2007
A report on proposed legislation to overhaul the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and on proposals to deny immunity to telecommunications carriers that complied with the federal government's surveillance program post 9/11.
October 23, 2007
ITIF Senior Analyst Julie Hedlund’s testimony on U.S. programs and legislation to support rural broadband access for the House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee.
October 22, 2007
An article of "IEEE Internet Computing Journal" documents how other nations have more robust broadband than the United States.
October 19, 2007
A distinguished panel of experts discuss the state of broadband competition, how public policy can spur cutting-edge, “killer apps,” and the kind of policies needed to enable America to full advantage of broadband.
October 17, 2007
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Rob Atkinson (ITIF), and James Gattuso (Heritage Foundation) argue for the need to make permanent the ban on Internet access taxes in "The Hill."
July 23, 2007
A luncheon briefing on how the latest developments in communications technologies are improving the ability of public safety organizations to keep us safer.
June 15, 2007
This report lays out the case for a proactive national broadband strategy to maximize overall societal welfare. It discusses a number of proactive policies that could spur faster broadband deployment and adoption.
May 25, 2007
ITIF comments on FCC’s proposed revisions to its broadband data collection. It makes suggestions for improving existing methods of data collection, and proposes a user-generated mapping model to generate local broadband data.

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