Reacting to the Broadband Speed Data

Over on the Innovation Policy Blog I take a look at the FCC’s broadband speeds report and some of the reactions to it: The results are surprising to some because…

August 8, 2011 1

Measuring Broadband Performance

Here’s the video from yesterday’s release event for the FCC’s new study on broadband speeds in the US. It’s not every day that a government agency releases a study that…

August 3, 2011 5

Netflix Relief Fund

Now for something completely different, a heart rending appeal. Netflix Relief Fund with Jason Alexander from Jason Alexander Hey, lighten up, it’s a joke.

July 29, 2011 0

ITIF Statement in Support of “America’s Broadband Connectivity” Plan

[Ed: Here’s the press release we issued at ITIF today on the ABC Plan for phasing out telephony subsidies and bulking up the stimulus program for rural broadband. All telecom…

July 29, 2011 0

What’s Holding Netflix Back?

What’s Holding Netflix Back?

Broadband usage fees and limits are back in the news again: the New York Times editorialized against them recently, and the Washington Post’s Cecilia Kang reported that “experts” have concerns…

July 29, 2011 2

Fact-checking Sen. Kohl’s Letter

Senator Herb Kohl sent a letter to the Justice Department and the FCC today arguing that the market analysis around the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger should emphasize the national market rather…

July 21, 2011 2

Netflix Bets the Medium is the Message

An awful lot of pixels have been burned on the dramatic price increase that Netflix announced last week. The popular phrasing described a “social media firestorm” of complaints from angry…

July 18, 2011 6

Free Tickets to eComm

The eComm conference is one of the most thought-provoking events of the year for people who care about the future of the mobile Internet. In the words of the the…

June 23, 2011 0

A Year of High Tech Forum

We launched High Tech Forum on June 23 of last year to serve as a technical resource for people who care about tech policy, and our goal is the same…

June 23, 2011 4

Public Safety Networks Aren’t Special

The White House released a paper today called “The Benefits of Transitioning to a Nationwide Wireless Broadband Network for Public Safety” arguing for a single–purpose mobile network for public safety….

June 16, 2011 8