Dr. Robert Atkinson discusses broadband on WTOP

By: Libby Jacobson

Last night, local Washington DC radio station WTOP interviewed Dr. Robert Atkinson, economist and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.  Dr. Atkinson answered questions about American broadband competition, ISP profitability, broadband adoption rates, and usage-based pricing. You can listen to the whole interview here.

Also worth checking out is ITIF's recent report, Where America’s Broadband Networks Really Stand, which discusses these topics in further detail.

About the author(s): 

Libby Jacobson focuses on social, digital and external communications for Verizon’s federal legislative, regulatory, and public policy teams. Libby is also the curator and editor of Verizon’s Public Policy blog, the hub for Verizon’s positions on regulatory and legal issues surrounding the information and communications technology industry. Before joining Verizon in 2012, Libby learned the digital communications craft as an analyst with a DC-area, social media PR firm, while moonlighting as a blogger. Libby lives and works in Washington DC, and is a Verizon FiOS enthusiast.