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National Broadband Plan

Date: 08.23.2017
In his first remarks as FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai declared his highest priority: making sure every American who wants internet access can get it. Since that day, he has consistently taken steps toward that goal. A key component of the strategy to get there is fostering broadband infrastructure investment. He formed the Broadband Deployment...
Date: 01.28.2015
When it comes to municipal broadband successes, Chattanooga, Tenn., may not be the best example to cite in support of allowing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to preempt state laws that ban or restrict competition from community broadband, according to a recent report published by the Phoenix Center. Chief economist George S. Ford, who...
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USTelecom stands by the FCC’s assessment of broadband’s critical role in Smart Grid’s success, stating, “broadband is essential to realizing the full potential of smart homes and buildings.” Status Smart Grid technology adds intelligence to the electricity network, producing the potential for revolutionary...