Press Releases

Comments Filed With the FCC: Define Objectives and Determine How to Measure Outcomes


WASHINGTON (January 26, 2021) – In a comment filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Scott Wallsten and Sarah Oh argue that the FCC should clearly define the objective of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, build experiments into its implementation, and collect and analyze data to measure its success and learn more about how to narrow the digital divide.

The full recommendations are available here.


Contact: Lindsay Poss,

The Technology Policy Institute
The Technology Policy Institute is a non-profit research and educational organization that focuses on the economics of innovation, technological change, and related regulation in the United States and around the world. More information is available at