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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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March 15, 2011

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January 3, 2011

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League of United Latin American Citizens

The mission of the League of United Latin American Citizens is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.

Michael Powell: My Take on the Appeals Court Decision

By Michael K. Powell, Honorary Co-Chairman

A Federal Appeals Court decision has spurred a lot of discussion about the future of the Internet.

The court’s recent ruling that the Federal Communications Commission did not properly exercise its authority when it attempted to enforce its net neutrality policy against Comcast opens the door to a much wider-ranging discussion about the appropriate role of the FCC over the Internet. I hope the FCC will use the ruling as a jumping off point to do just that.

First things first. I don’t know anyone—carrier, content provider, consumer or congressman—that does not support an open Internet. The end-to-end nature of the Internet and the ability for creators to easily reach consumers and for every consumer to be an innovator is the very thing that gives the Internet its celebrated character. It’s good for consumers and equally good for business. Read more

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Broadband for America Announces NY State Advisory Board

Broadband for America announced the formation of its New York State Advisory Board today.

Marcus Ferguson, Director of Government Affairs of the Business Council of New York State said, “By bringing broadband access to the Internet to every household and business, we can jump start the formation of new businesses, the hiring of new employees as existing businesses grow, and ensure more New Yorkers have access to life-saving information and resources.”

Broadband for America Announces South Carolina Advisory Board

Broadband for America has announced the formation of its South Carolina state advisory board today, the latest addition to more than 190 member organizations and several state chapters working to bring high-speed Internet access to every business and home across the country.

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