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by | Aug 11, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Members of both parties agree that assuring high-speed internet access by expanding broadband networks in “underserved” communities is a laudable goal that will bridge the digital divide. Internet access has become a requisite for participating in the…

by | Jun 1, 2020

Since his 2015 campaign began, President Trump has used Twitter to get his message out without passing it through the filter of the print and broadcast media. He has millions of followers to whom he can immediately communicate whatever comes…

by | Mar 11, 2019

Today in the United States there are 287 million Internet users. The online world has changed how we live, prompting a burst of innovation that reaches every aspect of our lives. How we shop, how we keep in touch with…

by | Feb 18, 2019

Bureaucracy is the death of any achievement. — Albert Einstein According to the many websites by which the federal government describes its myriad agencies, offices, and departments, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) “manages federal spectrum use, makes grants…

by | Feb 5, 2019

The cable industry is attempting to end a shakedown by local franchising authorities trying to put onerous fees on them, which threatens to not only raise prices for consumers, but also stymie rural broadband development. Although the Cable Act of…

by | Jan 30, 2019

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…

by | Aug 31, 2018

The mainstream and tech media are pointing to Verizon’s throttling of the data speeds of the Santa Clara County Fire Department as it battled blazes in California as another reason why net neutrality is needed. But upon closer examination, the…

by | Jul 12, 2018

You don’t normally think of mergers as good for competition, but the proposed combining of T-Mobile and Sprint may not only help provide viable alternatives to the biggest wireless carriers, but may also better enable the U.S. to stay at…

by | Jun 21, 2018

It’s now been more than a week since the repeal of Title II regulations by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the internet sky is yet to fall. Taxpayers Protection Alliance pointed out that internet service providers (ISPs) could have…

by | Apr 11, 2018

In his short time as a Federal Communications Commission commissioner, Brendan Carr has quickly become the leader in wireless policy, pushing the FCC to adopt more streamlined regulations that should enable the United States to be the leader in 5G…

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