Verizon v. Federal Communications Commission Oral Argument Today on Net Neutrality
Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality
September 9th, 2013
September 9, 2013 – Monday marks the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals’ long-awaited oral arguments in Verizon Communication’s challenge to Federal Communications Commission’s 2008 rules governing network neutrality, or rules requiring that internet companies not offer discounted services for web businesses that prioritize traffic over their particular internet networks. On Friday, the New America Foundation’s […]
At Monday's NTIA/RUS Open Meeting, A Debate About Eligibility for Funds
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 16th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2009 – The detailed-oriented open meetings to consider the structure for deploying the federal government’s $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus funds began on Monday morning with five presentations about which sorts of private-sector entities should be eligible for the grants.
Google Enters Free Speed Test Marketplace with Academic Collaboration
January 27th, 2009
WASHINGTON, January 27, 2009 – Search giant Google is preparing to enter the market for free broadband speed tests, through a collaboration with the university research consortium PlanetLab, and the New America Foundation.
White Spaces Battle Heats Up as Broadcast Networks Seek 'Time Out'
October 23rd, 2008
WASHINGTON, October 23 – The top executives of the four major broadcast networks on Thursday urged the head of the Federal Communications Commission to delay a vote on a politically simmering issue that pits broadcasters against Google and high-tech executives.