As many as 870,000 people — most living in rural areas — would lose access to at least some broadcast network signals if Congress does not renew the STELAR Act.
IIA applauds the U.S. District Court of Appeals decision to uphold the FCC’s open internet rules. But the ruling that the FCC can’t block state laws and thus allowing rules that differ among all 50 states could spell disaster for the advancement of the internet.
The digital transformation of the U.S. retail industry has allowed for better customer communication and the introduction of new innovative business models, but has also increased the risk of exposing sensitive customer data.
Global over-the-top (OTT) revenue has more than doubled since 2016, growing from $30 billion in 2016 to $68 billion in 2018, and is expected to soon surpass pay TV in sales according to Digital TV Research.
The availability of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) for U.S. households has continued to rise over the past 10 years, growing from 12.2 million in 2008 to 39.6 million in 2018. If spending on FTTH were to increase by $70 billion over the next decade, availability could reach 90% of US households.