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The Future of Business Broadband Investment: What is the Right Path?

August 18, 2016
Length: 
1:23:24

For decades, Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILECs) – companies that have invested billions building out fiber to accommodate the broadband needs of businesses from coast-to-coast – have provided their services at just and reasonable prices under Federal Communications Commission's rules. Under this arrangement, competition has grown with both ILECs and competing companies investing in new infrastructure to serve businesses. The FCC is considering revamping this system, and is examining proposals to cut current rates.

Watch a presentation by an economist who has analyzed the FCC's extensive data, followed by a separate panel discussion with voices on both sides of the issues.