The U.S. relies on the private sector rather than government for 5G-related investments, and that gives us flexibility to adapt to market conditions. But it also requires getting the policies and standards right to ensure early and broad deployment of 5G.
The allure of schedule flexibility and explosion in use of the internet and mobile devices has fueled the growth in U.S. “gig economy” workers. And overall, gig economy workers appear just as satisfied with their jobs as U.S. adult workers as a whole.
The majority of today’s teachers routinely make homework assignments with the expectation that students will go online to complete the work. But students don’t have equal access to high-speed broadband. One straightforward way increase access to high-speed broadband is a spectrum auction to repurpose a currently-underutilized spectrum band and open up more wireless capacity for everyone, including for educational use.
Today, the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) submitted its white paper, Evolving Preferences – Consumer Preferences Tilting Towards Mobile Broadband, to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for consideration in its annual inquiry into the deployment of advanced telecommunications capability.
According to Nielsen’s findings, there appears to be a generation gap in TV consumption. Those aged 50 and older spend more than six (ages 50-64) and seven hours (ages 65+) a day in front of the TV; young adults watch significantly less TV.