ICYMI – Ev Erlich on Broadband in America

ICYMI – Ev Erlich on Broadband in America

High Tech Forum contributor Ev Erlich published a good piece in the Wall Street Journal, about the state of broadband in the U.S. He points out that Verizon and AT&T…

August 6, 2013 0

Bennett vs. Eeyore on Broadband in America

It’s odd, isn’t it, how some persist in seeing the absolute wosrt in America?  This is certainly true in broadband, where In the face of news that the U.S., in…

July 26, 2013 8

Appy Days – the Value of the App Economy

As the Apple App store turns five, Michael Mandel of the Progressive Policy Institute updated his estimates of the effect of the device on the economy.  He finds there are more…

July 11, 2013 0

TechCrunch TV: Bennett v Feld on State of US Broadband

Don’t miss the debate between our fair editor Richard Bennett and Harold Feld on TechCrunch TV (charmingly titled “Does American Broadband Suck?”) Host Andrew Keen was intrigued by Richard’s recent…

June 11, 2013 0

ICYMI – Denial: A River in Europe?

Another good piece today, this one in the Wall Street Journal, pointing to the obtuseness of those who continue to suggest the U.S. regulate spectrum a la Europe, while ignoring: …

June 10, 2013 0

ICYMI: Roger Entner on Spectrum Ownership

Roger Entner has an excellent piece in Fierce Wireless today.  He  addresses DOJ’s proposal to limit how much spectrum the two largest  mobile providers can use to support their networks – the…

June 10, 2013 0

Europe Lagging US in Broadband Investment

Interesting piece in Financial Times. The European telecoms sector is falling far behind the US in next-generation wireless services after years of investment shortfall, a development likely to hamper the…

May 30, 2013 0

ICYMI – Excellent Piece on Wireless in U.S.

A couple of days ago, we linked to Richard’s piece in TechCrunch in which he did his usual thorough job laying waste to the arguments of Susan Crawford, et al,…

May 23, 2013 0

Richard Bennett on “The Reality of US Broadband Performance”

Our fair editor has a great piece in TechCrunch, debunking the arguments constantly peddled by Susan Crawford and others about inferior US broadband networks — the supposedly overpriced and shoddy…

May 20, 2013 3

High-Speed Broadband as Public Utility? Not so fast…

Richard Bennett, our fair editor, has published an excellent piece in Governing.com, taking issue with assertions made by Susan Crawford in her new book “Captive Audience” and echoed by some others,…

April 30, 2013 0