Press Release: Blair Levin Joins Brookings as a Nonresident Senior Fellow
Broadband's Impact, FCC, Gigabit Networks, National Broadband Plan, Press Releases
October 7th, 2014
WASHINGTON, October 6, 2014 —Blair Levin, telecommunications expert and former Communications & Society Fellow at the Aspen Institute, has joined the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program as a nonresident senior fellow, Bruce Katz, Brookings vice president and Metropolitan Policy Program co-director announced today. Blair will join the Program’s Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative, which is directed by […]
Tom Wheeler Surging; Profiles of Other Prospective Candidates to be FCC Chairman: Susan Crawford and Blair Levin
Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, Congress, FCC, National Broadband Plan, People
April 15th, 2013
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2013 – Tom Wheeler, one of the most-frequently mentioned names to take the chairmanship of the Federal Communications Commission, remains perhaps the leading contender for the role, according to a Friday telecom update from Medley Global Advisors. “Venture capitalist and former lobbyist Tom Wheeler picked up a strong vote of confidence from a […]
Genachowski Presides Over First FCC Meeting as Chairman
FCC, National Broadband Plan
July 2nd, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2009 –The Federal Communications Commission hosted the first open meeting with Julius Genachowski as chairman, having been confirmed by the Senate earlier last week.
First Pitch: Levin’s Engagement Raises Stake for National Broadband Policy
Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Premium Content
June 8th, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2009 – Late Friday afternoon, the Federal Communications Commission announced that Blair Levin, former chief of staff to Clinton FCC Chairman Reed Hundt, will be rejoining the commission “to help coordinate its development of a national broadband plan.”
Will A National Broadband Strategy Solve the Crisis in Journalism?
Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Weekly Report
May 18th, 2009
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2009 – The United States desperately needs a national broadband strategy, agreed a wide range of telecommunications experts, speaking last week at a conference on “Changing Media” at the Newseum in Washington.
Telecom and Transportation Should Be Focus of Infrastructure Investments, Says Think Tank
July 28th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 28 – By combining better public information, market mechanisms and smarter systems of subsidization, the government can play a positive role in funding infrastructure investments in telecommunications, according to three reports released Friday by the Brookings Institution.
Net Neutrality Disagreement Between Two Former FCC Chairmen
June 10th, 2008
Network Neutrality was the key sticking point in a Tuesday presidential debate, by proxy, between two former chairmen of the Federal Communications Commission chairmen: Reed Hundt and Michael Powell.