Broadband

ITIF Calls on Congress to Focus Telecom Policy on Broadband Innovation

US Broadband’s Latest Report Card

October 18, 2013
| Blogs & Op-eds

On October 16, Akami released its quarterly state of the Internet rankings comparing nations around the world on broadband speeds. The United States continued its upward trajectory, improving in both average connection speed and average peak connection speed. This new data further illustrates that the claims of some broadband Casandras, such as Susan Crawford, regarding the weakness of U.S. broadband networks are highly misleading.

The Internet Protocol Transition: Where Do We Stand?

September 27, 2013
This panel discussion explored where the nation stands in regards to the IP transition and the policies required to enable the transition.

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The Whole Picture: Where America’s Broadband Networks Really Stand

September 29, 2013
| Presentations

Robert Atkinson presented The Whole Picture: Where America's Broadband Networks Really Stand at the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference. 

The Internet Protocol Transition: Where Do We Stand?

September 27, 2013 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
1101 K Street, NW
Suite 610A
Washington
DC
20005

One of the most pressing issues before the FCC this year will be facilitating the ongoing transition from traditional telephone networks to Internet Protocol (IP), broadband-enabled networks. Read more »

A Model Broadband Ecosystem

September 20, 2013
| Blogs & Op-eds

For those who argue that U.S. broadband is too expensive and not as good as it could be, one only needs to look to Europe for another reality that could be a whole lot worse. Taking into account the high cost of operating and upgrading broadband networks in a largely suburban nation and the wide economic diversity of the population, the U.S. has made significant progress in creating a vibrant, high-quality and affordable broadband ecosystem.

95% of America’s Young Adults Use Broadband at Home

August 27, 2013
| Blogs & Op-eds

The latest survey of America’s home broadband subscriptions by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project reveals some surprising trends that you probably haven’t heard before. The fact that 95% of America’s young adults use broadband at home really jumps out.

Crawford Misuses the Survey Data

August 21, 2013
| Blogs & Op-eds

In the second post in a two part response to Susan Crawford’s attack on his New York Times op-ed “No Country for Slow Broadband,” Richard Bennett deconstructs Crawford’s analytical errors.

What's in Store for Cable Subscribers?

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The cable TV industry is fighting cord-cutting trends with a batch of ground-breaking developments.
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