Internet Innovation Association Announces Return of Founding Co-Chair Larry Irving
Broadband's Impact, FCC, IP Transition, NTIA
January 23rd, 2014
January 23, 2014 – This press release come over the wire from the Internet Innovation Alliance: Ten years after he founded the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) alongside still-Co-Chair Bruce Mehlman, Larry Irving this month returns to the coalition, the IIA today announced. In 2009, Irving stepped down from his role with IIA to join Hewlett […]
Panel Discusses Spectrum Auctions, Internet Protocol Transition, and Broadband Adoption as Key Technology Policy Areas
IP Transition, Spectrum, Wireless
June 26th, 2013
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2013 – Spectrum policy, technology training and elevating the levels of broadband adoption and usage dominated a panel discussion here Wednesday, dubbed “The X-Factors of Tech Policy Today: Keeping Pace in the Broadband Race,” and hosted by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. During the panel at the event, Rick […]
Internet Innovation Alliance Strikes Positive Note About Broadband and Apps Economy in 2013
Broadband's Impact, Congress, Education, FCC, Health
January 24th, 2013
WASHINGTON, January 24, 2013 – Broadband is about more than internet connection speeds, but now is everywhere, and affecting the way that consumers interacting with constantly-connected devices, according to a guide released by the Internet Innovation Alliance. The IIA guide highlights the usage of broadband connectivity in the advancement of distance learning in schools, as […]
Education and Entertainment Seen as Essential to Minority Adoption
Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality, Universal Service
December 11th, 2009
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2009 – In order to provide universal broadband, national policymakers will need to better understand and motivate under-indexed minority groups. That was the message at the Internet Innovation Alliance’s ‘Universal Broadband: Access for All Americans’ conference on Thursday.
“It’s a question of knowledge and accessibility just as much as it is affordability,” said Cornell Belcher, pollster and President of Brilliant Corners Research and Strategies.
Tech Policy Expert Sees U.S. on Right Path to Broadband Growth
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
July 31st, 2009
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2009 – The federal government and broadband grant seekers should be careful as they seek policy to ensure it doesn’t hinder the spreading of high-speed communications system across the nation, a former Commerce Department official and broadband expert said.
Broadband Investment Spurs Business Growth and Job Creation, Studies Find
Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact
July 23rd, 2009
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2009 – Broadband investment, deployment and adoption in the United States will bring significant benefits to the economy, and facilitate business growth and job creation, according to a study commission by the Internet Innovation Alliance, and other groups.
Broadband Access Not Enough to Stimulate Adoption, Non-Profit Representatives and Consulting Firm Agree
June 17th, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2009 – The effort to increase broadband adoption has mainly focused on increasing broadband access and availability to drive demand, this may not be enough to increase broadband adoption.
CWA Wants Better Broadband Data, As Does Internet for Everyone
July 17th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 17 – Communications Workers of America this past week teamed up with a group of telecommunications companies, cable operators and non-profit groups to push for Congress to pass broadband data legislation. Internet for Everyone also wants better broadband.