How the FCC Redefined the Internet

Our own Bruce Mehlman had an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal recently on the need for the FCC to once again classify the internet as an “information service.”

Restoring Internet Freedom – IIA Reply Comments to the FCC

Today, the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) filed reply comments in the FCC’s Internet Freedom proceeding in support of the agency’s proposal to reinstate the information service classification of broadband service and return to the long-standing, bi-partisan, light-touch regulatory framework that propelled exponential internet growth for nearly two decades.

Internet Behaviors and Attitudes Project

In June of 2017, IIA commissioned CivicScience to conduct an objective, large-scale study of U.S. consumers and their online behaviors, means of Internet and email access, and Internet service expectations.

IIA Statement on BDS Ruling

This action ensures that the agency’s rules that encourage greater investment and facilities-based competition among the networks serving American businesses will continue to move forward.

Moving Toward the FCC

Congratulations to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr on approval of their nominations to the Commission by the Senate Commerce Committee today.

Making a Connection with Rural America

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has declared August Rural Broadband Month. In this video, IIA Honorary Chairman (and former Congressman) Rick Boucher discusses the challenges — and opportunities — in connecting every corner of America with high-speed internet access. For more from Boucher on rural broadband deployment, check out the below...

Broadband Investment Helps Across the Board

As the below charts from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) show, investment in broadband creates good-paying American jobs for all communities. That’s why the Federal Communications Commission should bring an end to investment-killing “Title II regulation” of broadband,...