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NCTA

March 26, 2015


Public Policy

Correcting the FCC's Puzzling Comments on Pole Attachments

March 26, 2015

The adoption of the Open Internet Order has triggered much discussion about one of our favorite topics – pole attachments. As this is one of the most arcane topics within the FCC’s jurisdiction, it is not surprising that the public discourse is not always entirely accurate. We want to set the record straight. Cable has…

NCTA

March 6, 2015


Industry News

The Expanding Consolidation of the Consumer Internet

March 6, 2015

Today the consumer Internet takes up over 50 percent of traffic in North America, coming from just 35 hyper-giant websites. Take a look at the graphic below and you’ll see how quickly the Internet has consolidated. And that the top five are pretty unsurprising. [Click to Enlarge]

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…