Since 1981, we have championed communications as the bedrock of democracy.

-Charles Benton

Digital Beat

John Windhausen
February 16, 2018

Extending broadband's reach to every American community has been a vexing problem for policymakers for years.

Carol Mattey
February 13, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission concluded in a recent re

Rep Mike Coffman (R-CO)
February 9, 2018

I am crafting a “net neutrality” bill that will put in place common-sense “rules of the road” that will ensure the Internet is an open, competitive place for people to do business. To those who provide the on-ramps to the Internet, my bill ensures that they will not: (1) block, (2) throttle, or (3) establish paid prioritization. It further requires ISPs to be transparent in their network management practices.  In short, consumers are the ones who decide which websites or applications are best for them, not a third party. 

Benton believes that communications policy—rooted in the values of access, equity, and diversity—has the power to deliver new opportunities and strengthen communities to bridge our divides.

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