The New America Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative and Wireless Future
Program (NAF) submit these comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or
Commission) in the final Reply Comment period of the National Broadband Plan (NBP)
proceeding. The comments are in addition to the brief filing submitted by Free Press and
coalition of public interest groups that reflects the common views and goals of the public interest
community. As the filing noted, the purpose was to elevate specific benchmarks, policy issues,
and conclusions endorsed by the public interest community and to bring them to the attention of
the Commission in the final weeks of its preparation of the National Broadband Plan. Herein,
NAF provides a more detailed explanation of policy proposals to meet the benchmarks provided
in the broader coalition reply comments.
To read the full comments, please download the PDF on the right.