How the FCC should resolve raised concerns on set-top box

By Rosa Mendoza, Executive Director, HTTP As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moves forward with its proposal to regulate set-top boxes, Congress is conducting its FCC oversight hearing this morning. This hearing will provide an opportunity to address the wide range of concerns that have...

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HTTP’s Statement on Net Neutrality:

The Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) is a strong supporter of the open Internet principles but is disappointed with the D.C. Circuit’s decision to uphold the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order.  These outdated regulations will interfere with a marketplace that is rapidly deploying...

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The Modernization of the FCC’s Lifeline Program

  By Rosa Mendoza, Executive Director, HTTP The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has undertaken a major reform of the Lifeline program – and it’s the biggest, most important, and most transformative reform since the program began in 1985.  

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Black lawmaker questions Obama set-top box endorsement

By Mario Trujillo, THE HILL One member of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed surprise Friday that she and other members were not consulted before President Obama came out strongly in favor of a proposal to open up the cable set-top box market. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.), who spearheaded...

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HTTP files comments with FCC on set-top box proposal

April 4, 2016   The Honorable Thomas Wheeler Chairman Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street SW Washington, DC 20554   Dear Chairman Wheeler, The Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) writes to express our deep concern with the Commission’s proposal to regulate set-top boxes. We...

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Sometimes the Best Things in Life Really Are Free

By Scott Bergmann, CTIA Ever dial a toll-free number? Or purchase an item online with free shipping? I’m sure you have. And each time, you’re benefiting from a form of what some advocates call “zero rating” – in other words, free services that provide consumers...

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