IIA Report: Average American Gig Economy Worker Sees Triple Return on Investment in Home & Mobile Broadband Connectivity

The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) finds that the average American household can now save more than $12,000 per year on household spending through use of high-speed internet services, according to its latest Cost Campaign analysis. IIA’s new supplemental whitepaper, “The Multiplier Effect of Broadband and the Income of American Households,”...

10 Ways Being Online Saves You Money

Encouraging investment in 5G technology that will extend broadband to all Americans, from urban centers to rural areas, should be a top priority for policymakers. It’s also important that we show people how the internet is useful in their everyday lives. Luckily, the value of saving money is a major...

IIA Statement on FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order Draft Proposal

The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) releasing a draft proposal of its Restoring Internet Freedom Order that will return broadband internet access service to its prior classification as an information service.

IIA Supports the Wireline Infrastructure Order before the FCC

This Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will consider a Wireline Infrastructure Order aimed at removing regulatory barriers to accelerate investment and deployment of our nation’s next-generation, fiber-based, high-speed broadband networks. IIA supports network change notification modifications for copper retirement, streamlining Section 214(a) service discontinuance rules, and pole attachment reform.

Flashback Friday

Last week, IIA Co-Chair Jamal Simmons moderated a conversation with experts in the field of machine learning, IoT, and 5G in San Francisco. Speakers included Arpit Joshipura, General Manager of Networking at the Linux Foundation and Amit Pradhan, Managing General Partner of JetVentures.

Flashback Friday

Earlier this month, our Co-Chairman Bruce Mehlman made an appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Alley to talk about the growing political pressure tech companies like Facebook and Google are facing.

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.”