Posts By NCTA

Imagining Tomorrow at INTX

The products and ideas that evolve our digital experiences almost always start as brainstorming sessions. Places of free thought where big ideas turn into the next reality. INTX is the space where just this happens, where exciting discussions find their starting point and new ideas get their break. One of the best parts about INTX is  Imagine Park, a place where anyone […]

Three Charts That Show Broadband Deployment is Reasonable and Timely

Every year, the FCC is required by Congress to “determine whether advanced telecommunications capability is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonably and timely fashion.”  This is officially called the Broadband Progress Report, a title that indicates it should report on growth, development and advancement of broadband in America. Any cursory and objective review […]

What Does the FCC Know that Apple, Netflix, and Roku Don’t?

TV today is trending for consumers. We’re experiencing an incredible programming renaissance where both the quality and quantity of shows is better than ever before and only improving. We’re also living through a tectonic technology shift that rivals the invention of broadcasting, leveraging rapidly expanding app marketplaces, ubiquitous connectivity and ever shrinking portable screens to […]

Let’s Keep the Internet Tax Free

We reported in December that Congress would have a chance in 2016 to pass a permanent extension to the Internet Tax Freedom Act, or ITFA, thereby ensuring that America’s Internet users never see taxes go up on their Internet access. January has come and it’s expected that Congress will soon have the opportunity to permanently prevent […]

We Can Make Gigabit Wi-Fi a Reality

Fact of the day: more Internet traffic is carried over Wi-Fi than any other medium – more than wireline and wireless combined – and it’s increasing every year. So it’s fair to say the future of the Internet is the future of Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi was born in the unlicensed 2.4 GHz band that was once […]

Why the FCC is Wrong On Broadband Deployment

In tonight’s State of the Union address, President Obama is likely to highlight the Administration’s success in expanding broadband access for millions of Americans. Yet, according to a document that FCC Chairman Wheeler released last week, in late January the FCC will draw a very different conclusion and find that broadband deployment remains inadequate. Why […]

How to Ensure a Tax-Free Internet

This coming January, Congress will have the opportunity to ensure America’s Internet users never see taxes go up on their Internet access. They can accomplish this by passing a permanent extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA), which prevents states and local governments from taxing Internet access. Keeping Internet access free from burdensome state and local […]

INTX Call for Speakers Needs YOU!

Our connected world is ushering in rapid transformation and redefining the consumer communications experience. Everything in media and entertainment is being reexamined. How do the thought leaders of today and tomorrow keep up? And more importantly, how do you make sure your finger is on the pulse of change? The answer is INTX: The Internet and Television […]