Addendum to FCC Draft Order to Restore Internet Freedom (RIF)

Responding to several requests for five pages on the three major areas of transparency, paid prioritization, and interconnection, Mr. Cohen was feeling spunky with half a page of white space left on page 5. He thus added ten more important topical areas, so we have a...

FCC Draft Order on Restoring Internet Freedom (RIF)

After the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its draft Order on Restoring Internet Freedom (RIF) on November 22, 2017, there are now two things related to this topic that are a virtual certainty. The first is that the Commission will approve this draft...

FCC’s Data Drive Agenda and Impact on Rural Broadband Carriers

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) pledges to pursue a data driven agenda, it impacts rural broadband carriers on several levels.   On one level, public policy decisions will usually be based on a factual record. This is a good thing!   On another level,...