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Broadband Breakfast Club Discusses How To Bring More Handsets to More Wireless Carriers

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WASHINGTON, February 22, 2011 - After Apple recently broke its exclusivity agreement with AT&T and brought the iPhone to Verizon, our panel discusses whether consumers suffer from a lack of choice in handsets between carriers what effects that may have on the wireless marketplace.  Additionally, the panel explores the implications of exclusivity agreements on the consumer and the law and debates the future of these agreements.

The event is available on at the following link.

Panelists included:

  • Dr. Coleman Bazelon, Principal, The Brattle Group
  • Seth Bloom, General Counsel, Sen. Herb Kohl
  • Parul Desai, Communications Policy Counsel, Consumers Union
  • Julia Tanner, General Counsel, MTPCS

The next Broadband Breakfast Club will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, on “The National Broadband Plan: A One Year Update” Registration is available at The next Intellectual Property Broadband Breakfast Club, "Patent Reform in the 112th Congress" will be held on March 8, 2011. Registration is available at

The Broadband Breakfast Club is sponsored by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA), the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), and the US Telecom Association.

For further information about sponsorship, contact, or call 646-262-4630. The Broadband Breakfast Club is Copyright © Broadband Census News LLC.

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