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Date: 07.31.2018
Background: The Council to Secure the Digital Economy (CSDE) brings together leading global companies from across the information technology and communications sectors to combat increasingly sophisticated and emerging cyber threats through collaborative actions. CSDE is jointly coordinated by USTelecom – The Broadband Association and the...
Date: 07.25.2018
As pro-consumer policy incentives for broadband innovation and investment continue to take root, the two-year decline in private capital investment in U.S. broadband infrastructure from 2014 to 2016 appears to be in the rearview mirror, according to a preliminary USTelecom analysis of the 2017 capital expenditures of wireline, wireless, and cable...
Date: 05.23.2018
How is high-speed broadband transforming lives? Just check out the news headlines and you’ll find coverage of the latest VR headset, a list of new movies to stream, and even how online platforms are impacting our democracy. These things can be life-changing; but broadband also can be life-saving. How? Broadband is powering remote healthcare...
Date: 04.03.2018
Following years of simmering national security concerns regarding the presence of Chinese products and services in U.S telecommunications networks, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in advance of an April 17, 2018 Commission vote. The explanation for the swift FCC action came in a...
Date: 03.26.2018
It’s no surprise that the rise of the internet in the mid-1990’s has fundamentally changed the way Americans live, work and communicate. Adapting and connecting to this new, digital reality has meant large-scale investment (to the tune of $1.6 trillion dollars) by America’s broadband providers, who work hard each day to ensure...
Date: 03.15.2018
Background: USTelecom Today Filed With the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) Restoring Internet Freedom Order. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Today we filed to intervene in the Court’s review of the Restoring Internet...
Date: 03.01.2018
Background: The FCC today is expected to release a proposed order to reduce the regulatory costs associated with 5G infrastructure deployment. The order is set for a vote at the March 22 meeting. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “The success of the United States winning the global race for 5G...

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