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Perspectives on Investment, Economic Development and Infrastructure

It promises a lot but received mixed views: the GIA[1] will be fully applicable from 12 November 2025 and only time will tell if it can deliver in creating a regulatory environment for faster, cheaper, and simpler rollout of Gigabit networks, addressing hurdles like expensive and complex procedures for network deployment. This paper provides

The European Commission’s white paper “How To Master Europe’s Digital Infrastructure Needs?” is different from any previous Commission’s proposal in this sector. It is a holistic overview of the opportunities and challenges facing the EU communications industry at the crossroads of a complex converged ecosystem. The Commission invites comments on its proposals through an open

On February 21, 2024, the White House issued an executive order implementing various measures to bolster the security of US ports by expanding the US Coast Guard’s authority to regulate maritime cybersecurity, requiring the reporting of cyber incidents and investing in the US port critical infrastructure.

Fishermen in the small town of Cape May, New Jersey, are at the epicenter of a legal challenge that could reshape the landscape of agency authority. The fishermen are challenging the entrenched “Chevron” doctrine, which for years has afforded deference to government agencies with respect to reasonable interpretation of ambiguous statutes. Once again, the US

With the start of a new year came renewed activity in the broadband space at the state and federal levels.

As expected, there were developments related to the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (“BEAD”) program, the federal broadband funding program administered by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (“NTIA”). In our previous blog post in

The United Nations has recognized that carbon capture and sequestration is a “key technology” in the quest to keep global temperatures from rising above the scientifically-accepted threshold of two degrees Celsius.  One carbon capture method that is increasingly garnering attention is direct air capture (“DAC”).  While DAC technology allows companies to permanently remove carbon dioxide