Skip to main content

Is Broadband a Public Utility?

Robert M. McDowell

Last week, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler tweaked then released his plan to deal with the issue of net neutrality. His proposal includes tougher standards for internet providers who want to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.

It’s a controversial subject, and industry is watching.

Robert McDowell, former FCC commissioner with the Hudson Institute, discussed the issue with Government Matters.

Related Articles

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rule

Robert M. McDowell

Former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell discuss the debate over net neutrality and what’s next for the approved Internet rules....

Watch Now

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rule

Harold Furchtgott-Roth

Harold Furchtgott-Roth discusses the FCC's approval of the net neutrality rule....

Watch Now

What's at Stake in the Net Neutrality Debate

Robert M. McDowell

The FCC is proposing a first: Reclassifying the Internet as a public utility, like a phone company. That would ensure everyone continues to get equal ...

Watch Now