“…we have made more and more consumer complaint data publicly available through the Consumer Help Center – publishing weekly updates to a variety of charts, maps and spreadsheets. All the while, though, we’ve had something more in mind: handing the keys to the data directly to the public. And so today, we’re pleased to unveil […]READ MORE »
- “Today Chairman Pai released a plan that, if implemented, will hand over control of the open Internet to the powerful gatekeepers of our connections to the modern world. If adopted, Chairman Pai’s proposal will harm competition and innovation and will leave consumers without any real protection or oversight by either the FTC or FCC for broadband services.”
- According to the most recent Pew Research Center study, only 44 percent of Americans think that the government should subsidize broadband for lower-income households, and 55 percent believe that broadband is affordable enough that nearly everyone should be able to buy it.
- “We asked our staff, ‘All of these companies are submitting all of this information, when was the last time you actually used this information?’ And we got the answer, ‘Well not within living memory. Certainly not within the last five years.”
- Excerpt from PTA testimony offered on Wednesday to members of the House Consumer Affairs Committee during a public hearing on the telecommunications industry and broadband deployment.
- Excerpts from the respective comments of the National Digital Inclusion Alliance and AT&T regarding the former’s report accusing the company of declaring lower income residents of Cleveland ineligible for the company’s discount broadband program.