According to Ampere Analysis, Netflix continues to expand their pay TV partnerships and can now be accessed via set-top box at more than 300 million homes.
Concerns About Online Data Privacy Span Generations
IIA published a national poll conducted by CivicScience and white paper about how Americans view their online privacy, with a focus on Millennials. Check it out!
Subscription-based Video-on-Demand (SVoD) services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video that offer access to video for a monthly fee are expected to have a user penetration rate in the U.S. of almost 39% by 2023.
In Congress, as with the American public, a broad consensus exists that the time is ripe for the enactment of federal consumer data privacy protections. All eyes have now turned to Sens. Cantwell and Wicker with the expectation that they will soon come forward with a bipartisan bill that can attract broad support in both the House and the Senate.
Today, the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) filed comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Fifteenth Broadband Deployment Report proceeding under Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act. IIA states that “the underlying trends in broadband deployment are overwhelmingly positive” while noting the gaps that remain and the urgency of addressing them.