Biden’s Broadband Bust

Coalition Opposes Bad Broadband Proposals

A coalition of center-right organizations sent an open letter to Senators asking for common sense policies to expand broadband adoption without needlessly wasting taxpayer dollars or empowering unelected bureaucrats. You can read the letter below or as a pdf by clicking HERE July 23, 2021 RE: Broadband Infrastructure…

Biden Administration Calls to Revive Repealed Net Neutrality Rules

By: Noah Vehafric Last week the Biden Administration released a sweeping Executive Order to supercharge antitrust enforcement across the federal government. The Order, designed to “promote competition in the American economy,” is a grab bag of various policy proposals; including calling on the FCC to “consider adopting” Title II-style…

Symmetrical Municipal Broadband is Not What Small Business Needs

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business held a hearing entitled “Supporting Small Entities through investments in the National Infrastructure: Broadband.” This hearing provided an opportunity for members and special interest alike to repeat the fruitless goals of the Biden Broadband Bust from arbitrary symmetrical speed…

Government Takeovers are not the Answer to Broadband Affordability Issues

By: Noah Vehafric The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing entitled “Broadband Equity: Addressing Disparities in Access and Affordability.” Unfortunately, many of the solutions proposed in this hearing want to take the least affordable approach to closing the digital divide.  Currently – many…

Biden Wants a BTOP 2.0

By: Katie McAuliffe President Biden announced his “American Jobs Plan” – a two trillion dollar spending package meant to target all sorts of infrastructural issues. Here at Digital Liberty we are taking the magnifying glass to see how the President’s Plan will impact technology and broadband.  The Biden infrastructure…

Biden Kicks Municipal Broadband Dead Horse

By: Noah Vehafric President Biden announced his “American Jobs Plan” – a two trillion dollar spending package meant to target all sorts of infrastructural issues. Here at Digital Liberty we are taking the magnifying glass to see how the President’s Plan will impact technology and broadband.  Biden’s plan “prioritizes…

Biden’s Broadband Bust Built on a Faulty Premise

By Katie McAuliffe and Noah Vehafric President Biden announced his “American Jobs Plan” – a two trillion dollar spending package meant to target all sorts of infrastructural issues. Here at Digital Liberty we are taking the magnifying glass to see how the President’s Plan will impact technology and broadband. …

Symmetrical Broadband Speeds Expand the Digital Divide

By: Noah Vehafric There’s been a lot of talk lately on how the U.S. defines broadband – one aspect of this conversation is how we accept a difference in downstream and upstream capabilities. Many have been calling for 100-100 “symmetrical speed” requirements. This is where upload speeds would match download…