Broadband: Virtue Or Vice?

Opinion | Katie McAuliffe
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

It’s easy to be “altruistic” with other people’s money.

The FCC Keeps Moving The Broadband Goalposts

Opinion | Alan Daley
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler celebrates with Democratic Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Mignon Clyburn after a 3-2 vote to regulate the Internet on February 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.

The agency is blaming ISPs for the shortage because they did not build out “broadband” to all remote areas.

Why Does Government Not Know -- Or Ignore -- The History Of State-Backed Broadband?

Opinion | Seton Motley
U.S. President Barack Obama gestures as he talks about access to high-speed broadband for Americans after he views a fiber optics splicing demonstration at Cedar Falls Utilities in Iowa

This is why the late George Santayana is so often re-cited.

Report: US Is A 'Global Leader' In Broadband Technology

Business | Peter Fricke
U.S. President Obama visits a middle school in Maryland to talk about the progress of ConnectED

‘American networks are 75 percent faster than those in the EU’

The FCC's Plan To Steamroll State Laws Against Government Broadband

Opinion | Seton Motley
Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on oversight of the FCC on Capitol Hill in Washington

Why couldn’t they just try it in the 30 states without these laws?

The Top Ten Reasons Broadband Internet Is Not a Public Utility

Feature:Opinion | Scott Cleland
Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on oversight of the FCC on Capitol Hill in Washington

Broadband networks do not have any of the most relevant characteristics of public utility services.

Is the U.S. really lagging behind in broadband speeds? Probably not

Opinion | Zack Christenson
Earns Comcast.JPEG

America’s wireless industry has investied $94 per subscriber, the rest of the world spends $16

Government broadband overbuilds are anti-competitive

Opinion | Scott Cleland
A NBN Co worker holds a fibre-optic cable used in the National Broadband Network in west Sydney

Municipalities building broadband networks are not competing because they don’t have profits as a benchmark.

The new U.S. ppectrum policy has big problems

Opinion | Scott Cleland
Verizon Wireless-T-Mobile.JPEG

This new Memorandum is a part of a broader Administration wireless industrial policy to pick winners and losers.

Feds to audit Colorado broadband provider over how it spent $100M in stimulus funds

Daily Caller News Foundation | Greg Campbell
Broadband Stimulus

Critics say company over-built existing services and ignored under-connected areas

Why IP interconnection would break the Internet

Opinion | Scott Cleland
Australia China Huawei Banned

It would move us backward not forward.

Europe falling behind in broadband

Opinion | Zack Christenson
Belgium EU Budget

The European telecom companies are having a very rough go of it, with the harsh regulatory climate making them much less valuable.

Why Europe is falling behind America on broadband

Opinion | Scott Cleland
Broadband Stimulus

The EU’s broadband industrial policy depends on government funding to succeed.

FCC wants free WiFi for all - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson
Free WiFi

New plan for fast, free wireless Internet met with resistance by telecom companies

Professor Crawford's Obsolete Public Utility Thinking for Broadband

Opinion | Scott Cleland
Broadband Stimulus

Obviously nostalgic for the simpler government-controlled times of long bygone era

Getting Broadband to All

Opinion | John Stephenson
Broadband Stimulus

Taxpayers cannot afford to waste time and resources on the failing efforts of government-owned broadband networks.

U.S. falling behind the world in auctioning broadband spectrum - TheDC

Opinion | Scott Cleland

Other leading economies clearly have grasped and responded to the urgent need to auction more government spectrum, because they appreciate data demand is relentlessly ~doubling annually.

Support withers for FCC Internet tax - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson

Backers viewed proposal as a vehicle to ensure broadband coverage in underserved areas

A Failure to Communicate at the FCC

Opinion | Randolph May

There is an obvious disconnect between the hard data concerning broadband issues by FCC analysts and the opinions of its commissioners.

FCC to tax broadband - TheDCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Betsi Fores
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski

Subsidies to get rural communities online at the expense of everyone else