Open Internet


A few news sites ran stories about recent comments I made at an investor conference in response to a question about how the threat of Title II regulation might impact Verizon’s capital investment.


“Verizon supports the open Internet, and we continue to believe that the light-touch regulatory approach in place for the past two decades has been


There has been a lot of speculation lately that, whatever the FCC decides about new Net Neutrality rules, the whole thing is headed for another round in court.


In the ongoing push for heavier regulation of the Internet, pro-regulation advocates try to downplay the impact of imposing 80-year-old telecom rules


Earlier this week, Verizon sent a letter to Chairman Leahy explaining that the FCC can use its authority under 706 to implement enforceable net


Earlier today, we responded to a letter sent earlier this month from Senator Patrick Leahy to Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam.


When the FCC was drafting its Open Internet rules in 2010, the Commission acknowledged the need to provide a flexible, light-touch framework for the


Over the past several days there have been questions about Verizon’s position on “wireless net neutrality,” and whether we support imposing the same net neutrality regulatory regime on mobile broadband that some wish to see imposed on wireline broadband networks. The answer is no.

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This proceeding is not about whether we should have an open Internet.


From our perspective this proceeding is not about whether we should have an open Internet. That issue has long been settled.