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Louis Brandeis: A Man for This Season

Benton Foundation

“If we would guide by the light of reason, we must let our minds be bold.”

Op-ed

Report Reveals Surprising Data About Mobile Broadband Usage in Schools

A recent Mobile Beacon report analyzing mobile broadband usage by non-profit organizations, including schools, finds that schools utilizing Mobile Beacon’s 4G LTE internet service indicate that the ability to supplement and/or extend existing school networks is the greatest benefit of the service.

Op-ed

A Cost-Effective Strategy to Connect Rural America

Extending broadband's reach to every American community has been a vexing problem for policymakers for years. Today, the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition offers research we believe will contribute to finding a solution. 

Op-ed

Setting the Bar for Public Funding: Aiming Higher with the Connect America Fund

The Federal Communications Commission concluded in a recent report that broadband is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion, but there’s more work to be done. On the latter point, there’s widespread agreement.

Op-ed

Rep Mike Coffman Outlines a Net Neutrality Compromise

Remarks of Rep. Mike Coffman, Republican, Sixth District of Colorado 

INCOMPAS Policy Summit

02/07/2018

(as prepared for delivery)

(see video of speech)

Weekly Digest

FCC Perpetrates Broadband Policy by Press Release

You’re reading the Benton Foundation’s Weekly Round-up, a recap of the biggest (or most overlooked) telecommunications stories of the week. The round-up is delivered via e-mail each Friday.

Round-Up for the Week of February 2 - 9, 2018

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Weekly Digest

Did Some Consensus Break Out at a House Broadband Hearing?

You’re reading the Benton Foundation’s Weekly Round-up, a recap of the biggest (or most overlooked) telecommunications stories of the week. The round-up is delivered via e-mail each Friday.

Round-Up for the Week of January 29 - February 2, 2018