Economic Growth, Job Creation & Private Investment

Stop the constant increases in your USF tax

Stop the constant increases in your USF tax. It is now up to 15.3%. What's the limit? 50%? 100%? 500%? More? You are now using it to provide frills like broadband, FOR WHICH IT WAS NEVER INTENDED. Or is broadband now a "right", like "healthcare is"? Stop your out of control taxing of the American people! PS - You may want to tell your president about this, who claims that he is lowering taxes, not raising them. ...more »

Submitted by (@phoned77823)

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Separation and Unification of Services

Right now, I have a phone line, wireless internet service provider access, satellite TV, and a cell phone. Here is the change I see we need to do. All 4 of these services provide a data communication connection. The phone line is the only wired connection point that allows me to receive and transmit data (voice). The wireless internet and cell phone provide a receive and transmit communications link to a tower. The ...more »

Submitted by (@lightningbugx)

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Create a Business Case for Hard-To-Serve Areas—Broadband Enterpr

Broadband rollout is going well in areas where demand and market forces sufficiently incentivize private network companies, and federal actions must not devalue or weaken incentives for private investment. But there obviously remains the problem of areas where, for reasons of geography, population density, or other issues, a business case for deploying broadband is a challenge. At the same time the policy tool box ...more »

Submitted by (@bcleland)

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