Two Perspectives on the National Broadband Plan: The Man Who Wrote the Plan Meets the Man Who Wrote the Book

Monday (Feb 7) offers a good runup to the FCC’s public comment process that starts with the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Feb. 8, and allows us, the governed, to say how we feel about the FCC’s plans to reform the Universal Service Fund. On Monday, Blair Levin, chief architect of the National Broadband Plan, and I discuss our similar and differing views on said Plan.

Moderating this Meet the Press-type discussion are The Wall St. Journal’s technology policy reporter Amy Schatz, GigaOm’s News Editor Stacey Higginbotham and the Washington Post’s technology policy reporter Cecilia Kang. GigaOm and the New America Foundation are hosting this event at New America’s DC Office. Questions also will be fielded from the live and online audiences.

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