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.
March 9, 2017
ITIF filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission urging its help in streamlining of deployment of small cell infrastructure.
January 9, 2017
Fact of the Week: Living Standards In Sub-Saharan Africa Could Rise 30 Percent If Mobile Phone Penetration Rates Increased From 25 Phones Per 100 People To 75
If the Sub-Saharan African mobile penetration rate could be brought up to 75 phones per 100 people, it would be possible for living standards to increase an average of 30 percent, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
December 12, 2016
Fact of the Week: For Every 1 Percent Increase in Share of Workers Who Have Mobile Internet Access, German Firms Increase Productivity by 0.2 Percent
If German firms more provided its workers mobile Internet access, they could increase productivity by 15 percent, 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.
June 30, 2016
5G networks will greatly expand wireless functionality, but need policymaker support to truly flourish.
June 30, 2016
Join ITIF to discuss a new report examining the transition to 5G, the impact on broadband competition and international competitiveness, policy hurdles, and more.
May 23, 2016
Zero rating should be welcomed as a sign of healthy product differentiation that better allocates scarce resources while improving customer value.
March 29, 2016
The FCC should expand Lifeline to offer a tech-neutral voucher for whatever communications tools best suit users' needs, said Doug Brake in Innovation Files.
December 7, 2015
The European Commission’s vision of a single EU-wide market for mobile communications holds tremendous promise if policymakers embrace bold reforms instead of half measures.
November 6, 2015
The Spectrum Pipeline Act, part of the recently enacted Bipartisan Budget Act, include much-needed changes to the Spectrum Relocation Fund, writes Doug Brake in Innovation Files.