Latest Study -- November, 2014:
The Impact of Title II Regulation of Internet Providers On Their Capital Investments
By Robert J. Shapiro and Kevin A. Hassett
Broadband Internet service providers (ISPs), market analysts and other experts have long
predicted that the threat of public utility regulation of broadband Internet services would depress
industry investment by billions of dollars. Until now, it has been difficult to quantify the damage
to investment. This study presents a new approach for estimating how regulation of ISPs under
Title II of the Communications Act of 1934 could affect their future capital investment plans......