The debate over net neutrality has raged for most of this century. But today there’s a good opportunity to settle it and to stop the regulatory ping-pong that has become a dreary spectacle.
Streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu are more popular than ever. In fact, a new survey shows that for the first time, more U.S. households subscribe to these three paid streaming services than traditional pay television.
Opportunities would arise from putting frequencies in the 2.5 GHz Educational Broadband Service spectrum band into an incentive auction. Not only could the government’s share of the proceeds be put toward closing the Homework Gap, but underutilized mid-band spectrum could fuel the deployment of 5G.
Net neutrality has been among the most contentious policy issues in telecommunications or almost any other area over the past decade. But there is a real way forward to solve this issue instead of continuing to debate it at a time when the country should be focusing on advancing 5G technology.
The video game entertainment industry has grown into the biggest entertainment industry in the United States based on consumer spending, and PC continues to be the leading video game entertainment platform.