Economists Say Network Neutrality Regulation Would Harm Consumers
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality
April 12th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2010 – A group of well-known economists has determined that the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed network neutrality regulations would harm consumer welfare.
Empiris Joins Multitude of Industry Groups in Anti-Berkman Chorus
National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
November 17th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 17, 2009 – The consulting firm Empiris LLC joined a host of cable and phone broadband network related entities on Tuesday when it slammed a recent study from Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society on broadband policy.
In July the Federal Communications Commission commissioned the Berkman Center to review the existing literature and studies on broadband deployment and usage throughout the world to inform the FCC’s development of a National Broadband Plan. The FCC is sought public comment on the study through November 16.
Efficacy, Timing of Broadband Stimulus at Issue for Experts, Economists
February 11th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 11, 2009 – As the economic stimulus legislation entered conference negotiations Tuesday after Senate passage, the broadband stimulus provisions were the subject of fierce criticism by a panel of economists at the American Enterprise Institute.
Verizon Communications' Fiber-Optic Service Looks Primed to Enter District of Columbia
November 3rd, 2008
WASHINGTON, November 3 – Despite protests outside, a hearing inside the John A. Wilson building, the seat of the District of Columbia government, showed positive signs that a franchise for Verizon FiOS is imminent in the nation’s capital.