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Mobile-Specific Open Internet Rules Create Competition and Differentiation: November WOW Policy Point
In the four years since the FCC adopted mobile-specific rules, wireless companies had the flexibility to experiment and differentiate themselves from their competitors, providing new services and value to their customers.
Following President Obama’s statement on net neutrality, I said: “CTIA and its members are committed to delivering an open mobile Internet, but applying last century’s public utility regulation to the dynamic mobile broadband ecosystem puts at risk the investment and innovation which characterizes America’s world-leading $196 billion wireless industry. The facts are clear that, under […]
In a letter filed today at the FCC, CTIA urged Chairman Wheeler to put his “see-saw” theory of regulation into practice as the FCC considers mobile broadband and open Internet policy. CTIA wholeheartedly agrees with the Chairman that the need for FCC intervention decreases if facts and data show that a market is competitive. Today’s […]
Earlier this morning, the leading executives in connected cars from AT&T, Ericsson, Here (a Nokia company), Qualcomm, Sprint and Verizon gathered at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to demonstrate their emerging products and services that will drive consumer safety and health as well as improve environmental sustainability. According to Boston-based research firm Strategy Analytics, 60 […]
In response to today’s announcement by the FCC, I issued the following statement: “Given the number of reports that show a continued and significant increase in consumer demand for mobile broadband access, the wireless industry needs spectrum as soon as practicable so that it may continue to serve as the world’s leader and meet Americans’ […]
In 2010, the FCC voted that wireless networks were different, and required mobile-specific rules. Here’s why the Commission made the right decision then, and why the FCC needs to ensure #WirelessIsDifferent now.
After the FCC’s October Open Meeting addressing wireless infrastructure deployment and new spectrum bands, I said: “I am pleased that the FCC took meaningful actions today to advance additional spectrum and quicker siting of wireless infrastructure, which are essential to keeping up with consumers’ skyrocketing demand for mobile wireless services. “I applaud the Commission for […]
Following the FCC’s adoption of the Inter-service Interference Order and Further Notice, I said: “We appreciate yesterday’s adoption of another important item that will provide more clarity to potential incentive auction participants. A successful 600 MHz Incentive Auction is critical to meeting consumer demands for mobile broadband and the Inter-service Interference Order and Further Notice will […]