Title II Versus Sec 706

Identifying the Regulatory Framework that Furthers the Goals of Broadband Adoption, Competition, and Deployment

Minority Media and Telecommunications Council
Tuesday, October 14th
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Nicol Turner-Lee, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Research and Policy Officer, Minority Media and Telecommunications Council


  • Diana Carew, Economist and Director, Young American Prosperity Project, Progressive Policy Institute
  • Anna-Maria Kovacs, Visiting Senior Policy Scholar, Georgetown University’s Center for Business and Public Policy
  • Allison Remsen, Executive Director, Mobile Future
  • Timothy Robinson, Senior Policy Counsel and Legislative Director, Office of Congressman Bobby Rush
  • Hal Singer, Principal, Economists Incorporated
  • Justin-Velez Hagan, President, Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce

The panel will discuss whether a more regulated Internet will foster the type of digital inclusion and engagement of broad communities, especially those that are underserved communities and small businesses. Attendees will hear proposals for which regulatory framework is more likely to ensure universal broadband adoption and deployment, while fostering competition and innovation in a broadband-driven economy.

Lunch will be served.