FCC Chairman Announces Howard Symons as New General Counsel

Press Releases July 19th, 2016

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2016 – FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler today announced the departure of Jon Sallet as the FCC General Counsel and his intention to appoint Howard Symons as the next General Counsel.  Mr. Sallet will become the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Litigation in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice.  “Jon Sallet has been an […]

Jessica Ward: Which Media Streaming Device is Best?

Expert Opinion July 7th, 2016 by Jessica Ward

July 7, 2016 – Since 2008, the ability to “cut the cord” has existed with the help of devices allowing us to stream Netflix directly to our TVs. From 2008 to 2013, the idea that this technology could actually replace Pay TV (cable and satellite) seemed absurd. Fast forward to 2014 when the percentage of […]

Statement from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Regarding DC Circuit Decision to Uphold FCC’s Open Internet Rules

Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality June 14th, 2016

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 – Today, the DC Circuit upheld the FCC’s Open Internet rules. The following statement can be attributed to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.  “Today’s ruling is a victory for consumers and innovators who deserve unfettered access to the entire web, and it ensures the internet remains a platform for unparalleled innovation, free expression and […]

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Washington Wireless Policy

Broadband's Impact, Wireless June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – Three Washington wireless policy experts – Stephen Coran of Lerman Senter, Jonathan Adelstein of the Wireless Infrastructure Association, and Michael Calabrese of the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute - addressed current issues discussed at Mountain Connect here.

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Bruce Patterson of Ammon, Idaho

Broadband's Impact June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – Here at Mountain Connect, I caught up with Bruce Patterson, the chief technologist in Ammon, Idaho (a suburb of Idaho Falls), where he discussed the innovative open access network that is common online in this city of 13,000. He and Jeff Christensen, President of Entry Point Networks, spoke about […]

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Lori Sherwood of Vantage Point

Broadband's Impact June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – My interview with Lori Sherwood, following her panel discussion on “Financing Options for Municipal Networks” at the Mountain Connect conference here. Panelist during her discussion were Jason Gredell of J.P. Morgan Chase, Brian Garcia of Aegis Capital and Kevin Padrick of Symmetrical Networks.

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Kelleigh Cole of the Utah Broadband Project

Broadband's Impact June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – Continuing my live interviews at Mountain Connect, I interview Kelleigh Cole of the Utah Broadband Project. Kelleigh holds the position in Illinois similar to the role I had as Executive Director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois from 2010-2013.

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Colorado Fiber Community

Broadband's Impact June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – Here at the Mountain Connect conference at the heart of the Rockies, I caught up with Paul Recanzone and Alex Telthorst of Colorado Fiber Community. They addressed the benefits of shared infrastructure for rural broadband communities.

FCC Broadband Facts Labels | BroadbandSearch.net | BroadbandSearch

Broadband's Impact May 11th, 2016

In April 2016, the FCC developed a base “Nutritional Facts” label for cable internet providers to follow. Well, we have put together labels for what the top brands currently offer! Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.broadbandsearch.net The Federal Communications Commission’s broadband facts label has this group to assemble a comparison by providers at broadbandsearch.net See on […]

Digital Inclusion Day

Broadband's Impact May 10th, 2016

National Digital Inclusion Day Join us Friday, May 13th for the first National Digital Inclusion Day as we focus attention on empowering under-connected communities through increased internet access and usage. NDIA invites you to participate in a nationwide Twitter Town Hall at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET to discuss the impact digital access […]

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