Date:Wednesday, 23 January 2019
WEB_DESC:Telecom and Internet regulators often create policies that have effects opposite of what they intended. They want more competition and then create policies that lead to less competition. They want more investment in next-generation networks and produce less. Good intentions produce harmful policies. Dr. Ford will discuss a number of key examples, examining policies on competition, investment, network neutrality, broadband deployment, and sponsored data access. He will also discuss how measures of success can be very misleading.