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…

by | Mar 21, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has the chance on Thursday to remove onerous regulations that could inhibit the United States’ ability to be a leader in 5G wireless technology. The move could help 5G grow at a rapid pace, which…

by | Dec 21, 2017

The net neutrality debate that has been roiling our public discourse the past few months has suddenly attracted a lot of public interest in the infrastructure of the Internet. Despite the overwhelming majority of Americans utilizing the Internet in some…

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