Senators Reach Out to FCC Over Special Access

As the FCC continues its special access agenda, its use of flawed data is not escaping notice. The latest to voice their concerns about the Commission’s current course are nine senators — eight democrats, one independent — representing rural communities. From a letter these lawmakers sent to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on August 1: We... Read more »

Ignoring the Cable Giant in the Room

The smart folks at Light Reading have kicked off a four-part series analyzing the Cable industry’s performance and opportunities in serving the business market. If you’re the type who enjoys wonking out on telecommunications complexities, you’ll want to check the series out. The first part of the series, “How Cable Means Business About Business,” examines... Read more »

IIA at the DNC: Campaign Communications

Pew Research Center presents its latest data on campaign communications at our event at the Democratic National Convention, “From Netscape to Snapchat: Politics in the Age of Broadband.”

IIA at the DNC

From Netscape to Snapchat: Politics in the Age of Broadband Wednesday, July 27th   5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing 201 South Columbus Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19106 Pew Research Center will present its latest data on campaign communications During the 1996 re-election campaign, presidential candidates primarily reached voters through traditional media... Read more »

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IIA Events at RNC and DNC

IIA Hosts Events at RNC and DNC to Explore How Internet Investment and Innovation Have Empowered Americans to Shape Presidential Races Pew Research Center to present its latest data on campaign communications, followed by panels of experts and events at both parties’ national conventions for further discussion WASHINGTON, DC – July 18, 2016 – The light-touch regulatory framework of the...

Coverage of our RNC Event

Yesterday, IIA held the event From Netscape to Snapchat: Politics in the Age of Broadband at the Republican National Convention. It was a great discussion, and featured new research from our friends at Pew on social media and this year’s election. You can learn more about the discussion here. And here’s some of the coverage... Read more »

IIA at the RNC

Tune in Monday, July 18 starting at 12 pm EST for IIA’s From Netscape to Snapchat: Politics in the Age of Broadband, live from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. As part of the discussion, Pew Research Center will present its latest data on campaign communications.   Broadcast live streaming video on... Read more »

Recap of IIA Virtual Reality Event in San Francisco

On the evening of July 13th, IIA hosted, “Cocktails & Virtual Reality: Breaking Innovation Boundaries with Broadband,” an event focused on how policymakers can support innovation and investment in high-speed internet infrastructure to help unlock the opportunities of a virtual reality ecosystem. The event was held at Upload Collective, a hybrid co-working and incubation space... Read more »

Throwback Thursday

Originally published by The Hill: Consumer internet privacy: Leaving the back door unlocked By Rick Boucher The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) asymmetric approach to internet privacy is likely to create a false sense of security among web users. Despite stringent FCC privacy regulation of internet service providers (ISPs), consumers’ information will enjoy little protection when... Read more »

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IIA Event on Virtual Reality

IIA Holds Event in San Francisco to Examine How Policymakers Can Support Innovation and Investment in Broadband Infrastructure to Expand Virtual Reality Ecosystem Cocktail hour, demos and panel of experts at startup incubator Upload Collective will explore future of virtual reality SAN FRANCISCO, CA – July 13, 2016 – Virtual reality will transform entertainment, education, business, healthcare and more. Today,...