The Cost of Not Being Connected

At the Huffington Post, Gerry Smith examines the digital divide. The whole piece (which mentions IIA’s own analysis “10 Ways Being Online Saves You Money”) is worth a

Boucher on the Air

If you live in Washington, DC, you catch our own Rick Boucher on News Channel 8’s Capital Insider tonight at 8 pm EST (repeat at 11 pm EST).

Speaking of Mobile Devices

CNBC reports (via Matt Burns of TechCrunch) that Apple is set to unveil the third generation of its popular iPad next week in New York. Rumors abound that

Changing Times

Just how much has mobile broadband — and mobile devices like smartphones and tablets — changed the computing landscape in a short amount of time? Enough that one

Getting it Right

Broadcasting & Cable’s John Eggerton reporting on a speech made by FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell yesterday at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona: McDowell was not opposed

The Challenge of the Spectrum Crisis

Over at CNet, Larry Downes has a must-read article on America’s looming spectrum crisis and the challenges ahead: Short- and medium-solutions to the spectrum crisis are possible, but

Weird Story of the Day

Via Australia’s Courier Mail comes the strange tale of online Nigerian scammers, a car sales racket, and the woman who scammed the scammers without realizing they were, in

Ups & Downs for LTE Deployment

Yesterday, T-Mobile announced it would be launching its own 4G LTE network. Via Skip Ferderber of TechFlash: The announcement, in a conference call with reporters, coincides with reports