Internet & Communications Policy


There’s a lot that federal, state and local policy leaders can do to drive broadband investment and adoption in 2017. Here are a few ideas.


Through the Internet Governance Forum, stakeholders from around the world come together to formulate policies that address the needs of the internet community.

Verizon’s Technology & Policy Center in Washington D.C.

Policy experts, federal & local government officials gathered to discuss Smart Communities at Verizon’s Technology & Policy Center in Washington D.C.

A big week for IoT news

Verizon released its IoT report, and the NTIA is looking for ways to help boost the growth of IoT.

A compromise that nnables networks of the future

A proposed solution to the decade-old debate about business broadband.

Net Neutrality: a path forward

A court decision regarding the FCC’s Open Internet Order is coming soon. Here’s what policies Verizon stands for.

5G is the driving force at 2016 Mobile World Congress

Strong FCC leadership in spectrum policy will kickstart America’s 5G future.

Small Cells

Through cooperation and process modernization, communities can help facilitate the rapid deployment of 5G infrastructure.

Congress just passed ITFA, ending Internet access taxes forever

A strong bipartisan majority in Congress has just done what seemed impossible a short time ago: agreed to permanent tax relief for millions of Internet users.

The Trans Pacific Partnership will bolster digital trade

Protecting the global Internet is essential to fulfilling the promise of the digital future.