IIA Statement on FCC’s “Transforming the 2.5 GHz Band for 5G” Report and Order

The Internet Innovation Alliance commends the Federal Communications Commission for taking action today to fuel American leadership in the race to 5G. By holding an overlay auction of the 2.5 GHz EBS spectrum band, valuable mid-band spectrum will be freed for flexible use, helping to ensure American global dominance in next-generation connectivity and accelerating transformative technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT).”

Gottheimer, Others Want a Compromise on Net Neutrality. We Think That’s a good thing, Group Says

It’s entirely possible for Congress to enact a net neutrality bill this year, but there is little time to spare. Posturing should give way to negotiating. That’s the only way that both sides of the aisle and both sides of Capitol Hill will be able to point to a real accomplishment: putting core open internet provisions in statute law.