Jon Peha, Chief Technologist, FCC, on the National Broadband Plan

By Supernova

At the Supernova DC mixer, Howard Greenstein interviewed Dr. Jon Peha, a Carnegie Mellon professor in the Department of Engineering & Public Policy and the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Jon’s describes his role at the FCC in this interview, and discusses a bit about the the national broadband plan. He predicts a future with more possible tech solutions than we have today to access the net, as well as different service configurations.

He also briefly discusses Mesh Networks with me, and the pros and cons of making us all nodes in a network.

Related topics: Access Providers, Broadband, Net Neutrality, Policy & Regulation, Telecom