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Undoubtedly, technology is one of the most dynamic sectors of the U.S. economy, providing innovation, boosting economic growth, creating jobs, and enhancing consumer welfare. The evolution of the Internet of Things and the deployment of the 5G network it requires…

Even though it’s jam-packed with internet options, Traverse City, Michigan, wants to use millions in taxpayer money to build its own broadband network. It’s a foolish plan for a number of reasons, from the plethora of existing competition to the…

Uh oh, they’re back at it again. Even after controversy arose earlier this year over a leaked proposal to create a government-backed 5G network, President Trump’s campaign chief reiterated the issue in a recent tweet. “It is time for America…

Michigan recently became the 21st state to enact legislation targeting the growth of 5G wireless, a technology that is expected to be more than 100 times faster than 4G. Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder signed SB 637, a bill to…

5G is the platform for our most groundbreaking innovations to come, offering connectivity speeds 100 times faster and five times more responsive than today’s networks. From digital health, to drones, to smart cities, U.S. leadership on the technologies that will…

In case there aren’t enough reasons to oppose municipal broadband, here’s another one: their existence, could in theory, disincentivize cities from helping facilitate the growth of new, non taxpayer-funded 5G wireless technology. Cities desperately trying to gain new customers to…

Verizon will begin offering its 5G Home service in select major cities in October, putting more nails in the net neutrality coffin and also potentially lowering the cries for taxpayer-funded municipal broadband. Residents of Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento…

Verizon shot the first round in the 5G armament war this week with the introduction of “Verizon 5G Home.” The largest domestic mobile career, Verizon is pulling a quick draw on the ever evolving tech market in an attempt to…

F  irst appointed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as a commissioner by President Obama in 2012, Ajit Pai was designated as chairman by President Trump in March 2017 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to another five-year term on…

Although the revamped Farm Bill now being discussed in Congress includes more taxpayer dollars for rural broadband, the Senate version of the legislation is attempting to establish better safeguards to ensure the money is spent more wisely. Both the House…

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