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U.S. Broadband Deployment and Speeds are Beating Europe’s, Says Scholar Touting ‘Facilities-based Competition’

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WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 – In spite of press reports to the contrary, U.S. broadband coverage is not falling behind European levels of service, academic Christopher Yoo said on Wednesday at the National Press Club. “It seems like every other week there’s a new infographic or news story that talks about how the U.S. is…

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FCC’s Open Internet Workshop at MIT Brought Robust Exchange Among Academics

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BOSTON, Mass., January 15, 2010 – Academics, economics, technology specialists, application creators, internet service operators and investors descended on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday to discuss the possible effects of the proposed net neutrality rules on innovation, investment and internet users.

Sharon Gillette, chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission and Paul de Sa, chief of the FCC’s Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, moderated the late afternoon and evening workshop. This article summarizes the entire comments made at the substantive MIT workshop.

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Free State Foundation Legal Thinkers Criticize Net Neutrality

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The Free State Foundation on Tuesday released a new book entitled “New Directions in Communications Policy,” which is critical of arguments for Net neutrality. The book is based upon a panel discussion on the national broadband plan, broadband stimulus funding, and Net neutrality, or the requirement that carriers not be permitted to offer speedier internet delivery to paying business customers.

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Focus on Broadband Advancement Has Gradually Shifted, Say Authors

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WASHINGTON, September 11, 2009 – The Free State Foundation on Thursday hosted conference to celebrate its new book, “New Directions in Communications Policy,” with contributions by members of the think tanks academic board.

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