Preserving the Private Sector’s Role in Broadband: A Response to the Critics
25 Pages Posted: 31 Aug 2009 Last revised: 21 Apr 2013
Date Written: August 31, 2009
Calls for a 'public Internet' as a way to implement common carriage and 'net neutrality' are likely to be expensive and add little to consumer welfare. Moreover, they risk building a wireline system that is later abandoned in favor of wireless access to broadband.
Keywords: 'net neutrality,' broadband, public Internet
JEL Classification: H00
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