As the Sept 9 oral argument date for the net neutrality case at DC Circuit Court of Appeals nears, former Republican FCC commish Robert McDowell predicts that the FCC will at best lose 2-1. Verizon is suing the agency over its ’10 Open Internet Order, which includes rules requiring network transparency, no blocking and no unreasonable discrimination. Read on for McDowell’s reasoning as explained while speaking on a Hudson Institute panel Wed.
Comcast’s broadband cost per megabit is 87% lower than in ’02, evp David Cohen said during his keynote at the Minority Media and Telecom Council’s Access to Capital conference Wed. For more comments from Cohen on broadband go here.
More than 100 NCTC companies are participating in the group’s TVE initiative, WatchTVEverywhere.