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FCC to Rural America: Drop Dead

By Jonathan Chambers | November 9, 2016

The FCC is Wrong. It’s your turn, Mr. Trump, to support rural America as it supported you. When I worked at the FCC from 2012-2016, I proposed various ways to provide…

Waiting for Harry Potter

By Jonathan Chambers | September 6, 2016

A couple of years ago, the fiber line that runs past our house was accidentally cut, leaving the sheared cable lying across our driveway. Verizon was terrific at responding and…

Four Tenets of Rural Broadband

By Jonathan Chambers | August 2, 2016

Residential broadband is not merely a speed. Broadband is the capability to provide internet access service with the speed, capacity and latency necessary for whatever number of devices is normally…

End Telephone Welfare

By Jonathan Chambers | July 1, 2016

Recently, Congress voted on the FCC’s decision to expand Lifeline program to broadband services. By all means, Congress should question whether the FCC is ensuring that essential telecommunications services are…