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Open Internet Order: Switching Realities

Yesterday, we addressed the FCC’s regrettable decision to ignore mobile broadband competition in its Net Neutrality Order. Central to the FCC’s argument discounting competition is that switching costs are too high. This is simply untrue for mobile consumers today. Even a cursory review of the data – including the FCC’s own mobile competition reports – […]

Open Internet Order: The FCC’s Blind Eye to Competition

As every part of the Internet ecosystem slogs through the 400 pages of the FCC’s Open Internet Order and comes to understand the sweeping move to impose greater government control over the Internet’s future, we wanted to highlight key infirmities and errors in the Order as it relates to mobile broadband. Facts matter, particularly on […]

Section 332: The Congressional Bar Against Common Carrier Treatment of Mobile Broadband

While CTIA and its members strongly believe in an open Internet, any new rules need to rest on a solid legal foundation. With reports that the FCC will take action next month, it is important to highlight once again that the legal path the Commission takes matters. As we explained in an in-depth legal analysis […]

The Seesaw Theory of Regulation Works for Mobile Consumers

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 […]

CTIA Statement on the FCC Adopting the Inter-service Interference Order and Further Notice

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 […]

CTIA Highlights Industry’s Continued Investment, Innovation and Network Deployment

Today, CTIA submitted a letter to the FCC highlighting the investment, innovation and dynamism that pervades the U.S. market. This update demonstrates that the U.S. wireless industry continues to lead the world in 4G LTE investment and network deployment, while providing consumers with unparalleled choice and value. The facts submitted reinforce again that the U.S. […]

What You Need to Know about 911 Location Accuracy

CTIA and our members have a long history of supporting the first responder community, and we share the FCC’s goal to provide them, including those in the Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), with the tools needed to accurately identify a 911 caller’s location, regardless of whether they are located indoors or outside. Our member companies’ […]

CTIA Statement on the FCC’s Adoption of a Further NPRM on Commercial Operations in the 3550-3650 MHz Band

In response to the FCC’s adoption of a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding commercial operations in the 3550-3650 MHz band, I said: “We appreciate the continued efforts of the FCC and NTIA to make available spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band for commercial wireless services to help meet consumers’ ever increasing demand for […]

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