Jamal Simmons

Jamal Simmons

<p>Jamal Simmons is co-chairman of the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA). He is currently a principal at The Raben Group, a Washington, DC consulting firm, where he provides communications and strategic counsel to corporate and non-profit clients. During the 2010 congressional election he was the Democratic political analyst for CBS News and before that a fixture on CNN during the 2008 election.</p>

Stories by Jamal Simmons

Modern myths of moving away from the old telephone network

Fear of the unknown can hold back American innovation and economic growth in the form of those who invoke bogeymen to scare consumers away from technological advances. That&#39;s happening today, as a dialogue is just beginning on how to upgrade and modernize the nation&#39;s old telephone networks to next generation high-speed Internet networks.