IIA Statement on FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” Vote

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) successfully repealed the heavy-handed, utility-style regulations levied on broadband in 2015. We congratulate the agency for returning the nation’s governance of high-speed broadband back to a framework—originally initiated by the Clinton Administration—that promotes investment, innovation and economic growth.

IIA Statement on FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order Draft Proposal

The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) releasing a draft proposal of its Restoring Internet Freedom Order that will return broadband internet access service to its prior classification as an information service.

IIA Supports the Wireline Infrastructure Order before the FCC

This Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will consider a Wireline Infrastructure Order aimed at removing regulatory barriers to accelerate investment and deployment of our nation’s next-generation, fiber-based, high-speed broadband networks. IIA supports network change notification modifications for copper retirement, streamlining Section 214(a) service discontinuance rules, and pole attachment reform.

The Numbers Don’t Lie

For the first time in eight years, the FCC’s Annual Mobile Wireless Competition Report has arrived with a clear answer to the question, Is the wireless market competitive?

How the FCC Redefined the Internet

Our own Bruce Mehlman had an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal recently on the need for the FCC to once again classify the internet as an “information service.”

A Messy Docket

It’s no secret that the Title II repeal put forward by the FCC has been a rather hot topic. But as a new report from data analytics company Emprata shows, the public comment phase has been inundated with an amazing number of dubious entries.