AT&T and Verizon Again Named Top “Investment Heroes”

For the third year in a row, the Progressive Policy Institute published their “Investment Heroes” report, and for the third year in a row AT&T and Verizon topped the list…

September 11, 2014 0

Bret Swanson: How Title II Would Harm Web Video

Bret Swanson has a don’t-miss piece in Forbes today.   Amazon, Twitch and the Title II Threat to Web Video. Swanson points to Amazon’s planned acquisition of Twitch, “an online streamer of…

September 5, 2014 0

706 Versus Title II – the Slippery Slope

Bob Litan, Senior Fellow in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institute, has written an excellent piece on 706 Authority versus Title II.   Perhaps most interesting is his take on the…

June 3, 2014 0

The New Spectrum Caucus (and a new High Tech Forum project)

The new Congressional Spectrum Caucus announced today by U.S. Representatives Doris Matsui (D- CA) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY) is a most welcome development.  In his statement, Representative Guthrie said,”The caucus…

February 27, 2014 0

Europeans Envy U.S. Broadband

Why do some persist in negatively comparing U.S. broadband to Europe’s?   Roslyn Layton, a visiting fellow at AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications and Technology Policy (where our fair editor is…

February 19, 2014 3

An FCC Chairman who Sees Benefits of Investment and Innovation

Don’t miss Edward Wyatt’s story in the New York Times and our fair editor’s posting at AEI Tech Policy Daily about FCC Chairman Wheeler’s blog on the IP  Transitin –…

November 20, 2013 0

Why High Tech Forum Exists: Illustrated in One Blog Post

This post is a combination of the granular and the existential – with this specific blog posting, arguing against unrestricted auction in low-frequency spectrum – offering a perfect illustration of…

November 14, 2013 2

Hey, Internet: Maybe They’re Just Not That Into You!

Spot the logical failing: We want everyone to use the Internet. A full 15% of adults in America are not using the Internet. They must want to but can’t, so…

September 26, 2013 0

The Giant Crunching Sound – Spectrum

So what’s that giant crunching sound?  No, it’s not the guy next to me at Starbucks eating his biscotti.  (Well, it is that, too, and I do wish he would…

September 16, 2013 0

Larry Downes on FCC’s Spectrum Auctions Struggle

ICYMI, Larry Downes’ piece on the FCC’s struggle to get spectrum auctions moving is worth a read. It’s from last week, but (sadly), it is pretty evergreen, as a quick…

September 9, 2013 0