Experts Debate FCC Chairman’s ‘Third Way’ Proposal
National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
June 11th, 2010
WAsHINGTON, June 11, 2010 —The first panel of the Pike and Fischer Broadband Policy Summit VI was on the regulatory outlook. With the recent announcement of the FCC to reclassify broadband under the so-called “Third Way,” the business community has become wary of the actions which the Federal Communications Commission could take.
Edward Lazarus Compares Electricity Expansion to Broadband
FCC, National Broadband Plan
June 10th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2010 – At today’s Pike and Fischer Broadband Policy Summit Edward Lazarus, Chief of Staff for the Federal Communications Commission, was the first keynote speaker. Using electricity as an analogous system to broadband he spoke about the need for government action to expand adoption and availability. Lazarus invoked the creation of the Rural Electrification Agency as a possible model for the expansion of broadband.
Execs, Experts Say Broadband Policies Must Balance Competition, Access
Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan
June 18th, 2009
ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2009 – Broadband policies must adapt to ensure both competition and quality service for all consumers, a group of industry executives and policy experts said Thursday during at the Pike and Fischer Broadband Policy Summit.