Court Rejects Review of Cable Broadband Ruling

original article WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court has refused to reconsider its decision that regulators mistakenly insulated cable companies that offer high-speed Internet from extensive regulations, like providing consumers a choice of Internet service providers. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in October that the Federal Communications Commission should have Read More ›

Administration Should Give Broadband Economy A Call

While the national press obsessed over the “jobless recovery,” the U.S. economy quietly received a major shot in the arm last week. This happened when a U.S. Court of Appeals ordered the Federal Communications Commission to scrap regulations that are holding back the spread of the broadband economy. Will the Bush administration finally embrace this victory for telecom deregulation and Read More ›

Broadband Fiasco

Long before Janet Jackson’s Super Bowl stunt, the Federal Communications Commission was debating the issue of unbundling — telephone networks, that is. We only wish the FCC took this as seriously as it does Ms. Jackson’s nudity. President Bush has pursued sensible macroeconomic policies, especially on taxes, that are now paying off in a robust recovery. But his Administration’s microeconomic Read More ›