IIA applauds the proposal in President Trump’s infrastructure plan to amend current law to advance deployments of small cell equipment as the nation moves towards the adoption of next-generation 5G mobile broadband technology.
The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) issued the following statement in response to the Internet Association's (IA) letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer calling for lawmakers to codify open internet rules with a bipartisan bill.
IIA Founding Chair Bruce Mehlman was recently a guest on Fox News Sunday. Watch the video for his thoughts on the benefits of broadband and the global cybersecurity challenges we now face.
There's a chance to forge the bipartisan alliances that have long developed the best technology policies for our nation to put consumers' interests and expectations first and produce a forward-looking bill that enshrines the principles of the open internet into law.
Former Congressman Rick Boucher argues that elevating to the status of law the FCC's light-touch Title I regulatory treatment of broadband access service is the only dependable way to address the large rural-urban broadband deployment divide and ensure investment sufficient to meet the capacity demands of 5G technology.
IIA supports today's FCC action that spotlights the importance of data in crafting fact-based decision-making for our nation's communications marketplace.
To promote innovation and investment in the broadband future and to maintain American global leadership in telecommunications, the way forward is through encouraging the private sector, not government control of networks.
We hope Congress will act swiftly, and on a bipartisan basis, to finally settle the net neutrality debate by adopting a 21st Century ‘Consumer Internet Protection Act’ that will guarantee in law the necessary and comprehensive safeguards to protect all Americans and their online activities.
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5G super-fast wireless is now rapidly moving from concept to reality and will offer far better and faster service than the current 4G standard.