This is Internet Association’s fourth IA Internet Indicators (3I) Quarterly Report, which tracks proprietary and unique data on the internet industry. The 3I Quarterly Report is a one-of-a-kind resource for those interested in the internet sector and its impact on the economy.
This is Internet Association’s third IA Internet Indicators (3I) quarterly report, which tracks new and unique data on the internet industry. In this issue, we focus on insights from IA’s digital price index (DPI) which tracks prices for typical internet services and how they compare to the national consumer price index.
This is Internet Association’s second IA Industry Indicators (3I) quarterly report, which tracks new and unique data on the internet industry. In this issue, we focus on the American public’s sentiment toward the internet and provide updates to our standard data tables. The most striking finding this quarter was the consistent rise every quarter of public sentiment toward the internet.
We need better measures. We need better measures for the internet and other technologies and we need better measures on their impacts on our economy and society. The IA Industry Indicators (3I) Report is a new quarterly report from Internet Association that directly tackles the challenges of the 21st century economy by delivering new insights into America’s most dynamic economic sector – the internet.
It is all but impossible to miss the signs of the far-reaching impact of the internet: the near-ubiquitousness of mobile phones and other connected devices; the billions of times daily that these devices are checked and the number of hours Americans spend “on screen”; the growth of digital media; the prominent role of social networks in delivering news and connecting people with each other. The internet is also impacting nearly every aspect of business operations, from hiring and sales to logistics and the management of customer relationships to the rise of the internet-fueled “freelance economy.” It sometimes seems as if no aspect of daily life has remained untouched by the digital revolution.
Rarely does a century-old musical instrument drive policy in Washington, but that’s exactly what’s happening in the music community at this moment. Everyone from Internet Association (IA) members to artists to record labels are supporting a new piece of legislation called the Music Modernization Act (MMA), that will help bring music licensing into the digital age. The bill passed the U.S. House unanimously recently and now heads to the Senate.
Rarely does a century-old musical instrument drive policy in Washington, but that’s exactly what’s happening in the music community at this moment.