Code & Conduit Podcast by Bloomberg BNA
About This Show
Code & Conduit is a legal and policy podcast from Bloomberg BNA focusing on all things tech, telecom, intellectual property and privacy. Each episode features interesting discussions about what’s happening in Congress, the economy, the courts, federal agencies and society. We cover everything from drones, competition policy, transatlantic data transfers, copyright and patent litigation and all things tech. Learn more at www.bna.com/legal.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 12: How a Rural Broadband Boon Would Benefit App Developers
If there’s one issue virtually everyone in federal government seems to agree upon, it’s that rural broadband in the U.S. is slow and spotty.
Moving ahead on rural broadband infrastructure is critical not just for consumers, but the tech industry, Morgan Reed, executive director of ACT | The App Association, a trade group which represents more than 5,000 app makers and connected device companies and is sponsored by companies like Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp., told Bloomberg BNA in a Code & Conduit podcast.
The App Association’s data shows that 83 percent of the top apps are built outside of Silicon Valley. Reed pointed to the millions of app users in rural parts of the country that may have trouble buying or using apps because of poor connection.