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Mandel Speaks at All Things Connected Washington Post event

Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute, described the Internet of Things as the “extension of the Internet to the physical world….

Has the FCC Chairman Solved the Net Neutrality Quagmire?

Up until the D.C. Circuit’s recent decision in Verizon v. FCC, extreme voices of the political spectrum dominated the “net neutrality” debate. The far left pressed…

Senate Commerce Committe Testimony: Crafting a Successful Incentive Auction: Stakeholders’ Perspectives

 “Crafting a Successful Incentive Auction: Stakeholders’ Perspectives” United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Testimony of Hal J. Singer,…

America’s Digital Policy Pioneers

On Wednesday, we honored Larry Irving, Ambassador Bill Kennard, Ambassador Karen Kornbluh, Ira Magaziner, and Michael Powell as digital policy pioneers at our event “Enabling…

Is PAYE Paying for the Wrong Higher-Ed Model?

Universal adoption of today’s high-speed, low-cost broadband could move the current higher education model into the 21st century. But are federal student aid programs like…

How Many Wireless Carriers Does It Take to Satisfy a Regulator?

At a Technology Policy Institute breakfast this week, telecom geeks were treated to a robust exchange of ideas between Jim Cicconi, Senior Executive Vice President…

Who are the U.S. Investment Heroes of 2013?

In our newest report, “U.S. Investment Heroes of 2013: The Companies Betting on America’s Future,” we highlight the top U.S. Investment Heroes of 2013, as…

Let Everyone Bid in the Spectrum Auction

In our new paper released today, we examine the economics and policies related to an upcoming spectrum auction by the Federal Communications Commission, illustrating that…

Who Says Tech Innovation Moves Too Slowly?

In his article for the July/August issue of the Washington Monthly, Barry Lynn correctly notes that the slow pace of technological progress in many fields…

Five Key Objectives for a Progressive Broadband Policy

For many progressives, “getting the Internet right” means addressing what they see as undue market power in the provision of broadband and, even more so,…