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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…

Michael Powell

@chairmanpowell

February 11, 2015


Public Policy

Empty Promises: Rate Regulation is Not Dead Yet

@chairmanpowell

February 11, 2015

FCC Chairman Wheeler’s proposal to regulate the Internet under Title II regulation is a radical shift in policy that will subject Internet access providers to significant and onerous regulation and could well depress investment and innovation. As we learn more of the details, the weight of this impending action becomes more troubling. In the massive…

Kristin Buch

January 29, 2015


Public Policy

Redefining Online Safety

January 29, 2015

More than two decades have passed since the concept of “online safety” first reached prominence in the national consciousness. Our online behaviors and activities, and those of our children, have changed drastically since then. Today, wireless Internet-enabled devices not only allow children to consume media content while on-the-go, but also provide them with the tools…

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…