Broadband Regulation


Guest Commentary: Where does the net neutrality fight go next?
Tom Struble

From NWI:

Tom Struble, manager of Technology and Innovation for the R Street Institute, explained that based on the court’s definition of “preemption,” the FCC can still trump state laws on…

, The Center Square
Pew study shows how taxpayers fund broadband state to state
Tom Struble

From The Center Square:

Tom Struble, technology policy manager at R Street Institute, said loans are much preferred to grants from the taxpayer perspective.

“A grant is just free money with no…

Comments to the Federal Trade Commission on Broadband
Tom Struble & Jeffrey Westling & Joe Kane


In the Matter of: Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Hearings Hearing #10: Competition and Consumer Protection Issues in Broadband…

FTC Hearing on Broadband
Tom Struble

From Competition Policy International:

Tom Struble with R Street Institute explained that there is plenty that the FTC can do under current authority. They can convince state and local…

, Federal Trade Commission
Tom Struble Testifies Before the FTC on Broadband Competition
Tom Struble

From Federal Trade Commission:

The Federal Trade Commission held the tenth session of its Hearings Initiative, focused on competition and consumer protection issues in broadband markets, on…

, Carolina Journal
Critics warn against plan to allow city-owned broadband systems
Tom Struble

From Carolina Journal:

Another wrinkle is the movement from fiber to wireless, especially with the emerging 5G technology. Tom Struble, technology policy manager at R Street Institute, noted…

R Street Institute releases 2018 Broadband Scorecard
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Nov. 29) – Across the United States, broadband access has become an integral part of American life. Still, many Americans have yet to gain access to high-speed broadband service and…

2018 Broadband Scorecard Report
Joe Kane & Jeffrey Westling & Tom Struble

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Comments of R Street Institute Concerning Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Capability to All Americans in a Reasonable and Timely Fashion
Joe Kane & Tom Struble & Jeffrey Westling

I. Introduction & Summary[1]

Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 requires the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) to annually seek public…

, Security Week
Blocking of Broadcom-Qualcomm tie-up highlights 5G security fears
Paul Rosenzweig

From Security Week:

Paul Rosenzweig, a former Department of Homeland Security official who now has a consulting firm, had also voiced caution.
“Nobody knows for sure, but there is a suspicion…