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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Barry Orton

Barry Orton

Telecommunications policy, Internet utilization, cable television regulation, media industries

Professor emeritus, telecommunications, professional development and applied studies Work: 608-347-1970 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Cable TV consumer protection: local, state and federal regulations
  • Net neutrality: Who controls the Internet?
  • Old media vs. new media, industries and issues


  • life member & founder, National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors
  • Friend of Access Award, Wisconsin Association of PEG Channels, 2009