Telecommunications

The Ongoing Saga of Chevron and Net Neutrality

The FCC’s position on internet access will continue to change unless Congress passes clear legislation.

Reforming the FCC’s Captioned Telephone Service Program

The FCC ought to consider new approaches to setting rates for captioned telephone service providers.

Correcting a Persistent Myth About the Law that Created the Internet

Scholar argues that section 230 of the Communications Decency Act applies to internet platforms regardless of their “neutrality.”

Adopting Rebuttable Presumptions at the FCC

Deregulatory rebuttable presumptions would help advance the goals of the Telecommunications Act.

Marketcraft and the Digital Economy

Information technology has disrupted regulatory regimes and recast policy debates.

Federal Appeals Court Calls Off Agency’s Robocall Ruling

The D.C. Circuit strikes down some of the FCC’s restrictions on automated calls.

Updating Telephone Technology for the Deaf Community

The FCC proposes updates to its requirement that companies support particular telephone technology for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The FCC Takes Steps Toward Unlocking the Set-Top Box

Policy researcher argues that the FCC’s newest proposal for set-top boxes is set up to fail.

First-ever Incentive Auction Finally Begins

FCC launches complex process to reallocate airwaves for broadcasters and wireless companies.

Move Over 4G LTE, Get Ready for 5G

Industry and regulators move forward on next generation wireless broadband.

Fate of Municipal Broadband in Court

Sixth Circuit holds hearing on FCC’s municipal broadband order.

FCC to Consider Unlocking the Cable Box

Chairman Wheeler seeks to promote competition in the video services market by unlocking the set-top box.