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NCTA

February 25, 2015


Public Policy

The Top Five Ways Title II Hurts Consumers

February 25, 2015

Reclassifying ISPs as common carriers under Title II raises all kinds of concerns, but perhaps none are more important than the potential for Title II to harm everyday broadband users. Here are the top five (or should it be bottom five?) ways Title II hurts consumers: Title II opens the door to FCC micromanagement of…

NCTA

February 25, 2015


Public Policy

Michael Powell on Fox Business Discussing Latest FCC Moves [VIDEO]

February 25, 2015

NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell was interviewed yesterday at Fox Business News, discussing the future of the Internet and the FCC’s role in regulating Internet policy. With only days before the FCC votes on its latest net neutrality plan, Michael again addressed the need for better Internet policy. He notes that the Title II solution likely to be…

NCTA

February 24, 2015


Public Policy

Michael Powell on CNBC Talking About the Future of Internet Regulation [VIDEO]

February 24, 2015

We’re just a few days away from the FCC’s vote on new Internet regulations. NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell was on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning discussing how the FCC’s proposal is likely to lead to litigation and create years of uncertainty. Powell goes on to say how we can have strong net neutrality protections…

NCTA

February 23, 2015


Public Policy

What You Need to Know Before the FCC Votes on Net Neutrality

February 23, 2015

In April, the FCC issued its draft of proposed rule making on new Open Internet rules designed to replace those struck down by the DC Circuit court in January. Since then, a torrent of conversation and debate has taken place discussing those rules, the concept of net neutrality, broadband policy, and the role the FCC…

NCTA

February 13, 2015


Industry News

Powell on C-SPAN Discussing Net Neutrality [VIDEO]

February 13, 2015

NCTA Chairman and CEO Michael Powell was featured on C-SPAN’s The Communicators discussing the FCC’s proposed Net Neutrality rules, a history of how we got to where we are, and why Title II is an unnecessary path that will ultimately lead to litigation. Click here to watch the full video. The Communicators airs on C-SPAN Saturdays…

NCTA

February 5, 2015


Broadband & Internet

How Do Internet Speed Tests Work?

February 5, 2015

Internet speeds are exponentially increasing year after year – the Internet we surf today is orders of magnitude faster than it was in 2011. In fact, cable is now delivering up to a gigabit per second in some regions. Even with fast Internet, at some point you might want to check up on your delivered speed and…

NCTA

January 27, 2015


Public Policy

FCC's New Broadband Definition Fails Everyone

January 27, 2015

Right now in the United States, tens of millions of consumers are using the Internet to search for a job, do homework, plan travel, buy shoes and stream live video content. These consumers are accessing the Internet through wired and wireless broadband connections of varying speeds. Over time, the number of people using broadband consistently…