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State Laws Not To Blame For Lack Of Government-Run ISPs

April 18, 2017

In a column posted last week, Will Rinehart, director of innovation and technology policy at the American Action Forum, asks why more city governments aren’t launching their own Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Supporters of municipal networks often blame state law or regulation. That’s not the culprit, Rinehart says. The real reason is cost. Rinehart says, …

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Private Sector is Advancing Broadband

April 3, 2017

After investing more than $1.5 trillion into broadband infrastructure over the last 20 years, including $76 billion in 2015 alone, the private sector is the primary driver behind this advancement. That’s why more and more Americans are able to use innovative entertainment devices, among other technologies, in their homes. Private sector providers continue to invest …

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Is Australia’s Government Network “Broken Beyond Repair”?

March 16, 2017

The Coalition for the New Economy has argued repeatedly that one of the reasons government-owned Internet Service Providers (ISPs) run into trouble is that municipal officials rarely have the expertise to build and manage a complex communications network that require regular (and costly) upgrades. We’re seeing this problem play out in Australia. Internet Australia Executive …

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Private Sector Is Advancing Broadband

February 24, 2017

After investing more than $1.5 trillion into broadband infrastructure over the last 20 years, including $76 billion in 2015 alone, the private sector is the primary driver behind this advancement and that’s why more and more Americans are able to use innovative entertainment devices in their homes. Private sector providers continue to invest billions to …

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Private Sector Is Advancing Broadband 1/20/17

January 20, 2017

As the Coalition for the New Economy has reported, broadband speeds in the United States continue to quicken. After investing more than $1.5 trillion into broadband infrastructure over the last 20 years, including $76 billion in 2015 alone, the private sector is the primary driver behind this advancement and that’s why more and more Americans …

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Private Sector Is Advancing Broadband – December 19, 2016

December 19, 2016

As the Coalition for the New Economy has reported, broadband speeds in the United States continue to quicken. After investing more than $1.4 trillion into broadband infrastructure over the last 20 years, the private sector is the primary driver behind this advancement and that’s why more and more Americans are able to use innovative entertainment …

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Private Sector Is Advancing Broadband – November 9, 2016

November 9, 2016

As the Coalition for the New Economy has reported, broadband speeds in the United States continue to quicken. After investing more than $1.4 trillion into broadband infrastructure over the last 20 years (including $78 billion in 2014 alone), the private sector is the primary driver behind this advancement and that’s why more and more Americans …

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Private Sector Is Advancing Broadband – 7/18/2016

July 18, 2016

As the Coalition for the New Economy has reported, broadband speeds in the United States continue to quicken. After investing more than $1.4 trillion into broadband infrastructure over the last 20 years (including $78 billion in 2014 alone), the private sector is the primary driver behind this advancement. Private sector providers continue to invest billions …

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Private Sector Is Advancing Broadband – June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016

As the Coalition for the New Economy has reported, broadband speeds in the United States continue to quicken. After investing more than $1.4 trillion into broadband infrastructure over the last 20 years (including $78 billion in 2014 alone), the private sector is the primary driver behind this advancement. Private sector providers continue to invest billions …

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Private Sector Is Advancing Broadband – May 6, 2016

May 6, 2016

As the Coalition for the New Economy has reported, broadband speeds in the United States continue to quicken. After investing more than $1.4 trillion into broadband infrastructure over the last 20 years (including $78 billion in 2014 alone), the private sector is the primary driver behind this advancement. Private sector providers continue to invest billions …

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