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Comments on Municipal Broadband Petitions

August 29, 2014
The Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Petitions Pursuant to Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 for Removal of State Barriers to Broadband Investment and Competition. Read full text of the comments here [pdf]

Reply Comments on 3.5 GHz Citizen Broadband Radio Service

August 15, 2014
The Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation joined Public Knowledge, Common Cause, and the Institute for Local Self-Reliance in submitting comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the Commission's rules on Licensing Models and Technical Requirements in the 3550-3650 MHz Band. Read full text of comments here [pdf]

Comments on Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet

July 17, 2014

The following is the executive summary of the comments. Download a PDF of the full comments here.

OTI Analysis of Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA, S. 2588)

July 11, 2014

The following is the introduction to the Open Technology Institute's analysis of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 (CISA, S. 2588), as approved by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. To download a PDF of the full analysis, click here.

Reply Comments on Auction of Advanced Wireless Services Licenses

June 26, 2014
The New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute joined Public Knowledge in submitting comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the auction of advanced wireless services licenses schedule for November 13, 2014. Read full text of comments here [pdf]

Reply Comments on Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries

April 22, 2014

The following is the introduction to the comments. Download a PDF of the full comments here.

Comments on Opening the 10 GHz band for Shared Use

April 10, 2014
The New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute joined Public Knowledge in submitting comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on an amendment of the Commission's rules to create a new frequency allocation for wireless broadband services.  Read the full text of the comment here (pdf)

Focused Comments on E-Rate Modernization

April 7, 2014

The New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute and Education Policy Program submitted joint comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with regard to modernizing the E-Rate program. Read the full comments (PDF) here.

Comments on the Open Internet Remand

March 24, 2014

Below is an excerpt of the Open Technology Institute's comments to the Federal Communications Commission in the matter of the Open Internet Remand. To download the full comments in PDF form, click here. To view the comments on the FCC's website, click here.

Reply Comments on Citizens Broadband Service Public Notice

December 20, 2013
The New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute joined Public Knowledge in submitting comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on an amendment of the Commission's rules on Licensing Models and Technical Requirements in the 3550-3650 MHz Band Read the full text of the comment here (pdf)
 
The Commission‟s three-tier access framework strikes the right balance, we believe, between protecting incumbent operations and faci