Although perhaps not as certain as the beauty of the cherry blossoms or the excitement of Opening Day at Nationals Park, the debate over the FCC’s Section 706 Report is an annual rite of spring in Washington these days.
[UPDATE: The poll, "TV: What's Next?" is now closed. Thank you to everyone for following along.]
We are polling The Cable Show community for The Next Big Thing by asking all of you, “TV: What’s Next?” Do you know what’s next for TV?
If you’ve been following developments for NCTA’s upcoming conference, The Cable Show (June 14-16 in Chicago), you might have read about a special venue we’re building out on the exhibit floor that will be called The Park.
Yesterday, NCTA released a new economic analysis [see news release and full study] of a few broadband stimulus projects funded by Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS). The study’s key finding: the program’s funding of duplicative broadband networks has resulted in an extremely high cost to reach a small number of unserved households and is not a cost-effective means of achieving universal broadband availability (a goal that NCTA strongly supports).