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Title II Regulation – An Internet Tax on Millions of Consumers

One of the reasons that the Internet is a great American success story is that it is accessible and affordable...

Title II and Investment: The Facts

While our current policies have encouraged record levels of investment, some critics want to abandon this approach and reclassify Internet service as...

What Others are Saying: the FCC and Title II

In February, the Federal Communications Commission chose to impose Title II requirements on the Internet in a partisan 3-2 vote. 

Broadband is Leading America Into the Future

The state of American broadband is fast, ubiquitous, and affordable. Moreover, it’s enabling our economy through innovation, private investment, and...

April 11, 2017
  As the FCC embraces fresh leadership and a new sense of focus, the Trump Administration is working in parallel to create a friendly environment for investment. This shift in direction is already taking effect and...
March 30, 2017
    America is on the cusp of a 5G future in which consumers have access to vital services at incredible speeds. Such capabilities would open up countless opportunities in communication, ecommerce and emergency...
March 16, 2017
  This week, Axios hosted a forum sponsored by Charter Communications to examine the ways in which our communications ecosystem will continue to develop with the onset of new technologies  and how smart policy...
March 7, 2017
  Supporters of Title II do not see the interwoven nature of an open, accessible internet and large-scale investment in broadband infrastructure. It was private investment, not federal overreach, which established the...

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CWHCC: Expanded Broadband Access for Hispanics Key to Job Growth

Improving access to business and educational opportunities is a central focus of the Central  Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The CWHCC takes great pride in being a venue for  Hispanic entrepreneurs, leaders and professionals throughout the Yakima Valley and Central Washington to come together to share ideas in support of each other.  As president of the CWHCC, I’m dedicated to helping Hispanics form connections in order for our community to prosper.

One of the most important tools our members have to make connections is high speed Internet access.  Broadband provides small business leaders with the capacity to connect with markets worldwide to offer their products and services. 

Last month, the unemployment rate in Washington state stood at 9.3 percent.  As our members strive to weather the economic challenges impacting our nation and our state, broadband Internet access has become even more important as they seek to access information, connect with customers, compete in the global marketplace and create opportunities for growth.  Additionally, broadband allows students and their parents to tap into distance education and training programs in order to prepare for the tests of our changing economy.

The unique advantages of broadband to the Hispanic community are growing every day.  The Central Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is proud to be leading the way in promoting access to, and adoption of, broadband in the growing Hispanic community in Washington State.

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