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June 2, 2017
A major part of the net neutrality debate is whether capital investment in broadband has gone up or down since ISPs were designated common carriers under Title II, writes Doug Brake in Innovation Files.
April 27, 2017
FCC Chairman Pai is taking a step in the right direction by getting rid of the ill-fitting legal mechanism his predecessor used to enshrine the principle of a free and open Internet, writes Doug Brake in The Hill.
April 27, 2017
Any infrastructure package should focus on smart infrastructure that integrates both physical and digital aspects, and at least some support should go to pure digital infrastructure, writes Doug Brake in The Ripon Forum.
April 25, 2017
When Congress overturned the Federal Communications Commission’s new privacy regulations last month, online activists falsely claimed that Internet service providers would now sell individual customers’ personal browsing history, Social Security numbers, and health information to advertisers, writes Alan McQuinn in Morning Consult.
April 11, 2017
When schools in New Zealand gained broadband Internet service, their test passing rates increased by one percentage point, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
April 10, 2017
To speed the buildout of rural broadband infrastructure, any federal infrastructure plan should focus first on unserved areas and rely on proven means such as reverse auctions.
March 9, 2017
ITIF submitted comments to the U.S. Commerce Department recommending how to revise the government’s Current Population Survey to give policymakers greater insight into the true economic impact of broadband deployment and access.
March 9, 2017
ITIF filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission urging its help in streamlining of deployment of small cell infrastructure.
March 6, 2017
ITIF filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission arguing that the flawed broadband privacy rules should be vacated.
February 17, 2017
It is important that broadband consumers have choice and control over how their data is used, but the overly restrictive defaults imposed by the recent FCC rules come at a real cost to the economy and do not align with an average consumer's best interest, writes Doug Brake in Innovation Files.