Congress Shouldn’t Repeat the FCC’s Title II Mistake

Bloomberg BNA

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 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Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) successfully repealed the heavy-handed, utility-style regulations levied on broadband in 2015.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.

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.

When the Perfect Becomes the Enemy of the Good

The Hill

Just as in 1974, when a window existed for bipartisan approval of a sweeping healthcare reform, today’s Congress has an equally promising opportunity to pass legislation putting the net neutrality debate to rest.