Access to broadband internet is vital for economic innovation and growth, therefore ensuring the highest levels of competition and access are key to the future of the economy. Recently several high profile studies have examined the state of broadband competition in the United States and reached different conclusions.
Please join ISOC-DC and our distinguished panel for a substantative discussion on broadband access and competition issues in the US:
What is the state of broadband competition in the US?
Do American consumers really pay more for slower speeds?
What is the best way to get to universal access?
What objectives should national broadband policy try to achieve?
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. - President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Jeffrey A. Eisenach, Ph.D. - Managing Director, Navigant Economics, Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Jodie Griffin - Staff Attorney, Public Knowledge
Robert C. Atkinson - Director of Policy Research, CITI
Moderator - Dave Burstein, Editor, DSL Prime
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast and Networking
9:00 - 10:20 Panel Discussion
10:20 - 11:00 Question and Answer