In testimony before the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Doug Brake spoke in favor of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger on the grounds that it would bring about a better future for American businesses and consumers compared to one where each company attempted to continue alone.
July 2, 2018
While the hardcore populist Big Tech and ISP haters will only be satisfied with radical breakups or regulated monopolies, or even public ownership model, polls show most Americans understand it is important to have private companies with strong incentives to be efficient, innovate, and provide ever-increasing product quality, and that it’s a bad idea for government to run them writes Rob Atkinson in Innovation Files
May 7, 2018
There is ample room for a bipartisan compromise that would simultaneously lock in noncontroversial bright-line protections, end the absurd back-and-forth on FCC jurisdiction, and secure funding to help close the digital divide.
April 25, 2018
Letter to the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) Regarding Net Neutrality Guidelines
BEREC should reevaluate its net neutrality guidelines to ensure the continued functioning of the Internet ecosystem as an engine of innovation.
April 9, 2018
Fact of the Week: Prices Consumers Paid for Wireless Phone and Data Services Dropped 18.6 Percent From 2002 to 2014, Mirroring an 18.4 Percent Decline in Prices for Telecommunications Infrastructure Technologies
When the prices for ICT capital goods decrease, consumers gain in the form of lower prices for ICT services, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
February 15, 2018
ITIF submits reply comments on the FCC's Technological Advisory Council's Spectrum Policy Recommendations.
November 6, 2017
Mobile providers are itching to build new infrastructure to support small cells, or tiny towers necessary for advanced communications networks. But some cities, like San Jose, aren’t exactly rolling out the red carpet.
August 28, 2017
The FCC should reclassify broadband as a lightly-regulated information service, but take a middle ground approach to substantive rules.
July 17, 2017
ITIF submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission on how best to ensure an open Internet.
June 15, 2017
ITIF submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission on spurring broadband deployment.
May 17, 2017
Join ITIF for a conversation exploring spectrum policy and opportunities to free up airwaves for innovative new uses.