News - March 12, 2019
INCOMPAS Member Fatbeam’s CEO to Testify on Capitol Hill in Support of Net Neutrality
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 12, 2019) – Today INCOMPAS member company Fatbeam will head to Capitol Hill, where its CEO Gregory Green will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology in a hearing entitled, “Legislating to Safeguard the Free and Open Internet.”
In response to Mr. Green’s testimony, Chip Pickering, CEO of INCOMPAS released the following statement:
“Demand for streaming and cloud is central to fiber network growth in rural America. Fatbeam and Greg Green build super fast, state-of-the-art fiber networks that service main street business and schools across America’s heartland.
“We are pleased the House Energy and Commerce Committee has invited Fatbeam to testify in support of strong net neutrality policy. As a small ISP, Fatbeam invests and builds the future of our internet infrastructure, and believes we must protect bipartisan open internet principles that prevent blocking, throttling, paid prioritization, while ensuring interconnection enables streaming and cloud services to thrive.”
INCOMPAS, the internet and competitive networks association, is the leading trade group advocating for competition policy across all networks. INCOMPAS represents Internet, streaming, communications and technology companies large and small, advocating for laws and policies that promote competition, innovation and economic development. Learn more at www.incompas.org or follow us on Twitter: @INCOMPAS @ChipPickering