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09 Feb, 2017, 05:00 ET CALinnovates Study Shows Investment + Smart Policy = Broadband Benefitting Californians

A new CALinnovates study finds that consumer demand has spurred tremendous growth in communications markets, driving competition and investment in...


19 Oct, 2016, 08:00 ET Going Electric: New Survey Finds That 43% of Californians Considering Buying or Leasing an Electric Vehicle by 2025

Californians are embracing EVs and want the state to do more to encourage their widespread adoption, according to research commissioned by...


19 Jul, 2016, 06:00 ET Donald Trump's Millennial Problem: New CALinnovates Survey Shows GOP Nominee Struggling to Get Youth Vote

With four months to go until the election, a survey of Millennials suggests that GOP businessman Donald Trump has his work cut out to win over...


11 Jul, 2016, 06:00 ET Lack of Economic Analysis at FCC Harming Innovation, Economists Find in CALinnovates Report

 The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) refusal to engage in data-driven economic analysis as the basis for several significant...


09 Mar, 2016, 09:49 ET Donald Trump Has Work to Do to Gain Americans' Trust as Would-Be GOP Nominee, According to New CALinnovates Survey

Donald Trump's bombastic ways have pushed him to the precipice of seizing the GOP nomination for president, but Americans don't trust him to do...


28 Jan, 2016, 14:54 ET CALinnovates Urges FCC to Reject Set-Top Box Proposal

CALinnovates today urged the Federal Communications Commission to reject the set-top box or "AllVid" proposal, which would force video service...


28 Jan, 2016, 10:32 ET CALinnovates Calls On Hotel Industry Group To Explain "Price Gouging" Comments, Motivations Behind Anti Home Sharing Campaign

 Tech advocacy group CALinnovates today called on the American Hotel and Lodging Association to explain whether the increasing foreign...


20 Jan, 2016, 18:34 ET CALinnovates Congratulates Garcetti, LAX on Uber Decision

In response to the announcement that LAX will allow Uber to operate at the airport, CALinnovates chief evangelist Kish Rajan issued the following...


15 Dec, 2015, 16:28 ET As the Future of Music Streaming is Decided, Americans Say that Labels and Industry Groups Should Get Smaller Piece of Revenue Pie

As the Copyright Royalty Board prepares to weigh in on the future of online music royalty rates, by a 4-1 ratio Americans think that labels and...


22 Oct, 2015, 21:13 ET CALinnovates Endorses Eshoo-Walden 'Dig Once' Broadband Legislation

CALinnovates today endorsed the Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2015 introduced by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Congressman...


16 Sep, 2015, 05:00 ET Availability of "Freemium" Music Cuts Down on Piracy, According to New CALinnovates Survey

 The growing availability of so-called "freemium" music is curbing Internet users' impulse to pirate songs, according to a new research survey...


26 Feb, 2015, 11:48 ET CALinnovates Statement on Federal Communications Commission Vote on Open Internet

 The following quote can be attributed to Mike Montgomery, Executive Director, CALinnovates: "The loud sound coming from Washington today is...


11 Sep, 2014, 14:58 ET As FCC Considers How To Ensure Open Internet, Americans Say New Laws Are Needed To Deal With Modern Technology, New Research Shows

 As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) heads toward a critical decision on whether or how to regulate the Internet, a new survey shows...


30 Jan, 2014, 20:14 ET CALinnovates Lauds FCC Decision to Approve Pilot Programs for Transition to All-Internet Communications Networks

Unanimous Decision Paves Way for Next-Generation Broadband Networks to Benefit Technology Companies and Consumers  CALinnovates today...


30 Oct, 2013, 16:21 ET CALinnovates Lauds Senate Confirmation of Wheeler and O'Rielly to FCC

Encourages new FCC Chairman and Commissioner to tackle spectrum auctions and IP Trials  CALinnovates today issued the following statements...


02 May, 2013, 11:38 ET CALinnovates Applauds Wheeler Nomination to Be Next FCC Chairman

 CALinnovates today issued the following statement regarding President Obama's nomination of Tom Wheeler to replace Julius Genachowski as...


30 Jan, 2013, 17:06 ET CALinnovates and California-Based Tech Groups Ask FCC to Speed Modernization of Nation's Communications Networks

Comment supports petition seeking national conversation on speeding up transition to all-IP based networks with beta trials to measure consumer...


29 Nov, 2012, 14:50 ET CALinnovates Hosts "Sticky WCIT: Is This the End of the Internet?"

Panel discusses the upcoming global United Nations conference and its policy implications on the future of the Internet, the global economy, and...


13 Nov, 2012, 15:16 ET $14 Billion Additional Investment in Broadband Networks Means Big Things for Consumers and Innovators

CALinnovates' new infographic shows evolving consumer behavior demands private sector investment to expand communications infrastructure and...


13 Nov, 2012, 09:00 ET $14 Billion Additional Investment in Broadband Networks Means Big Things for Consumers and Innovators

CALinnovates' new infographic shows evolving consumer behavior demands private sector investment to expand communications infrastructure and...