Patrick Lucey

Policy Program Associate, Open Technology Institute

Patrick Lucey provides the Open Technology Institute with research and writing support on various telecommunications policy issues. His primary areas of focus are broadband competition, local municipal broadband networks, and wireless spectrum policy.


Prior to joining New America, Patrick worked as an analyst for CTC Technology & Energy, an engineering and consulting firm that advises local governments and public sector clients on broadband infrastructure issues. Patrick also previously worked on Capitol Hill for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT).


Patrick holds a bachelor's degree in art history from Colgate University and a master's degree in public policy from American University. While a graduate student Patrick completed research fellowships at Free Press and the Federal Communications Commission.

All Work

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New Report on Bandwidth Caps from Open Technology Institute

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Artificial Scarcity

In this paper, we examine the growth and impact of usage-based pricing and data caps on wired and mobile broadband services in the U.S.


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OTI-WiFu reply comments defending unlicensed spectrum against LTE-U services

Reply Comments filed at the FCC defending unlicensed spectrum from new LTE-U services which could disrupt existing unlicensed technologies,


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OTI-WIFU Reply Comments Defending "Use It or Share It" Rules For TV White Spaces

OTI and Public Knowledge submitted reply comments to the FCC on Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum...


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5 Reasons Why Net Neutrality Should Apply to Wireless Networks

A 2-page brief summarizing the 5 major reasons why the FCC can and should implement strong net neutrality rules on mobile wireless networks.


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tTHINK FAST: THE TRICKIEST PART OF OBAMA'S NATIONWIDE BROADBAND INITIATIVE

Nonetheless, by elevating this issue to the national stage, Obama is opening the door for community-driven solutions to address the digital


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Chattanooga Focused on Offline Community Organizing Around Its Gigabit Network

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Getting Closer to Net Neutrality on Mobile Networks

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OTI advocates for local broadband networks by submitting comments and joining a coalition

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Comments on Municipal Broadband Petitions

Our comments to the FCC on petitions pursuant to Section 706 for the removal of state barriers to broadband investment and competition.


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Cities Are Fighting States over Municipal Broadband | Governing

Communities don’t raise and spend the large sums of money it takes to jump into the broadband business unless they are unserved or underserv


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House Vote Threatens Local Broadband Initiatives