Sunday, 11 December 2016

FCC chairman calls for broadband competition boost

By Total Telecom staff
Friday 05 September 14

Tom Wheeler says lack of choice is limiting rollout of essential high-speed services for consumers and businesses.

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said the U.S. broadband market is being stifled by a lack of competition, resulting in lower access rates for consumers and businesses in the country. In a speech at the headquarters of start-up incubator 1776, the chairman of the U.S. telecoms regulator said the economic future of the country is closely linked to the expansion of Internet access and speeds. Wheeler added that the growing bandwidth demands of consumers and businesses are changing the competitive landscape of the broadband sector…

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said the U.S. broadband market is being stifled by a lack of competition, resulting in lower access rates for consumers and businesses in the country. In a speech at the headquarters of start-up incubator 1776, the chairman of the U.S. telecoms regulator said the economic future of the country is closely linked to the expansion of Internet access and speeds. Wheeler added that the growing bandwidth demands of consumers and businesses are changing the competitive landscape of the broadband sector…

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