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The U.S. model of infrastructure-based competition in broadband markets has served us well, and continues to be an engine of dynamic innovation.
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February 13, 2017
With Chairman Ajit Pai newly at the helm of the Federal Communications Commission, this is a time of transition for the agency, writes Doug Brake in Morning Consult.
February 6, 2017
When a country increases the number of people and businesses using the Internet and boosts speeds by one percent each, it exports 0.8 percent more goods, benefiting households and industries, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
February 2, 2017
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.
January 23, 2017
In a series of tactical skirmishes that distract attention from their broader strategy, a loose coalition of advocacy groups and academics is methodically working to transform America’s successful private-sector, competitive Internet model into at least a heavily regulated utility, if not government-owned networks.
November 29, 2016
Greater diffusion of home broadband since the early 2000s has been especially beneficial toward married women seeking to join the labor force, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
November 16, 2016
ITIF offers a set of actionable proposals to spur innovation, productivity, and competitiveness that the Trump administration can accomplish in its first year.
October 11, 2016
In comments filed with NTIA and NSF, Doug Brake described the opportunities for a national broadband research agenda.
October 4, 2016
Join ITIF to discuss the latest wrinkles in the FCC privacy debate and where policymakers should go from here.
September 30, 2016
Pulling the item was something of a surprise, and it indicates there is a lack of support for Wheeler's overarching proposal, writes Doug Brake in Innovation Files.
September 2, 2016
An odd case out of the Ninth Circuit provides an opportunity to reflect on FCC and FTC regulatory frameworks, writes Doug Brake in Innovation Files.

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