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Congress Must Move Now to Reauthorize Spectrum Auctions
Tomorrow the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) auction authority will expire. Despite its obvious importance, for US global competitiveness and consumers, Congress extended the authority only a couple months when it was about to expireearly this fall. Instead...
IEI Signs Coalition Letter that Urges Commonsense Changes to Kids Online Safety Act
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IEI Signs Coalition Letter on Accelerating Wireline Broadband Deployment
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Comments to FCC on Accelerating Wireline Broadband Deployment
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IEI Signs Coalition Letter in Opposition to App Store Regulation
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The Year Of 5G
This year 5G has become more “real” than it has been before. Devices enabled for 5G are on the market as service providers cover the country with their footprints. An exciting tomorrow seems closer than ever! While “5G” sounds very tech-opaque, it is a broadband...
The Damage of Right to Repair
Across the country, states are considering versions of legislation broadly referred to as “right to repair.” Proponents tell, at best, half a story, demanding that consumers have the right to repair electronic devices, cars, and other products with a software...
Expanding Broadband in Texas the Right Way
On Memorial Day the Texas legislature sent Governor Abbott bills to expand broadband in rural and urban areas. The combined legislation would make sensible expansion of broadband faster and easier throughout Texas. So far Abbott has not signed them into law. House...
Analyzing the Biden Administration’s Tech and Innovation Policy Agenda
While it took a couple months for clarity to replace idle speculation, the Biden administration’s tech and innovation public policy agenda is increasingly clear. The forecast? Government with little chance of free markets. At his recent address to Congress President...
Closing the Laboratories Just as They Are Most Needed
In 1932, progressive U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis popularized a phrase regarding the importance of the U.S. system of federalism. As he wrote, “…a single courageous State may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and...