Bruce P. Mehlman
The Internet Innovation Alliance is a broad-based coalition of business and non-profit organizations that aim to ensure every American, regardless of race, income or geography, has access to the critical tool that is broadband Internet. The IIA seeks to promote public policies that support equal opportunity for universal broadband availability and adoption so that everyone, everywhere can seize the benefits of the Internet - from education to health care, employment to community building, civic engagement and beyond.
IIA Internet Academy Events
Wednesday, May 2nd
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Please join us for a discussion on spectrum policy, bandwidth consumption vs. availability, and the need for investment as wireless technologies continue to advance. Topics will include:
President, Entropy Economics
Executive Director, Association for Competitive Technology
Bruce Mehlman and Jamal Simmons
Co-Chairmen, Internet Innovation Alliance
Lunch will be provided
This event complies with House and Senate ethics standards
Last updated on April 24, 2012
Wednesday, February 18
Confused about “up-rate” and “down-rate”? Are 4-letter words like Mbps and NTIA making your eyes cross? We will break down these and other broadband terms and concepts, and put them in plain English. Get the information you need to better understand the ongoing debate about how to expand broadband across America.
Friday, May 8
The federal government will spend $7.2 billion on broadband in communities all over the country in the coming months. This Internet Academy will focus on providing information about the way that NTIA and RUS will be allocating this money. We will cover topics like eligibility, process, and timing as well as give a perspective on how this money can transform and empower communities at the local level.
Take a first look at Jon Orszag’s new study on the benefits broadband brings to U.S. consumers.
Tuesday, July 14th
Hart Senate Office Building
Jon Orszag – Former Economic Policy Advisor on President Bill Clinton’s National Economic Council
Mark Dutz – Special Consultant with Compass Lexecon, an economic consulting firm.
Larry Irving and Bruce Mehlman – Co-Chairs of IIA
February 16, 2011
Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet Project presented “Broadband 101” at last week’s Hill Academy. See the slides from the presentation below.