Press Releases

IIA Comments in USTelecom Forbearance Proceeding: “Policies that attract private capital to investment in high-speed broadband have very high economic impact”

Today, the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) submitted comments at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in support of USTelecom’s request for forbearance from certain outdated requirements of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Forbearance is a process provided by Congress that allows regulation to keep up with rapid technological change so that it does not inhibit future... Read more »

Special Reports

Consumer Preferences Tilting Towards Mobile Broadband

IIA believes that now is the right time for the FCC to update and modernize its approach to reporting to Congress on the deployment of advanced telecommunications capability. Because consumers perceive and use mobile and fixed broadband services in essentially the same way, the FCC should now consider mobile and fixed broadband services “functional substitutes” and report to Congress accordingly.