Archive for September, 2008

Commentary on the Broadband Census for America Conference

Expert Opinion September 27th, 2008

The blog posts are beginning to appear for the Broadband Census for America Conference on Friday, September 26. Here’s the post by Tim Vollmer from the American Library Association. And from Cynthia Brumfeld at IP Democracy. And from Susan Crawford’s blog.

California Telecom Commissioner Rachelle Chong, Former FCC Commissioner, to Keynote 'Broadband Census for America'

Press Releases September 24th, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2008 – The finalized program for Friday’s conference includes keynote speeches by Rachelle Chong, the current Commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and former Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and Eamonn Confrey, the First Secretary for Information and Communications Policy at the Embassy of Ireland.

Broadband Census for America Conference: About Our Experts

Broadband Data September 24th, 2008

The Broadband Census for America Conference welcomes the nation’s foremost broadband policy-makers and experts on broadband data collection, distribution and mapping. Here are brief biographies on all the conference speakers and panelists as well as key resources to better inform those attending and participating in the Broadband Census for America Conference 2008.

Broadband Census State-by-State Articles on Broadband Deployment and Data

Press Releases September 22nd, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 22 – BroadbandCensus.com unveiled a new web site — BroadbandCensus.com/conference — for the “Broadband Census for America” Conference on Friday, September 26, 2008.

Additionally, as part of its participation in One Web Day, BroadbandCensus.com published a ready resource of state-by-state articles about broadband deployment and broadband data, in about one-third of the 50 United States.

One Web Day DC 2008: E-Democracy and Information Policy, an Education and a Celebration

Expert Opinion September 22nd, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 22 – One Web Day, DC style: New York has a rally celebrating the Internet and its democratizing power, DC holds a panel session focused on the policies that could either expand the web as a democratizing force or stifle it.

BroadbandCensus.com Wishes You a Happy One Web Week!

Expert Opinion September 22nd, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 22 – Today is September 22, 2008. Happy One Web Day and Happy One Web Week!

South Carolina Weighs State-Wide Wireless Access in Broadband Plans

States September 21st, 2008

September 21 – The South Carolina Educational Broadband Service Commission is under pressure to develop an innovative solution for state-wide broadband access, but the clock is ticking.

'Connect ME' is Maine's Mantra For 90 Percent Broadband by 2010

States September 21st, 2008

September 21 – When it comes to broadband, the state of Maine is doing a lot with a little in order to keep a big promise.

Senate Committee Seeks Faster Internet and More Broadband Data

Broadband Data September 16th, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 16 – Senators on the Commerce Committee on Tuesday promoted the benefits of high-speed internet access and called for the passage of measures designed to provide more public information about broadband, and more broadband connectivity.

Verizon as a Cable Guy To Shape Broadband Battle in Washington, D.C.

States September 15th, 2008

September 15 – For Capitol Hill BlackBerry users, Washington, D.C., is among the most wired cities in the country. But when those BlackBerry-toting legislative staffers go home and watch television, they step into world where the battle for better broadband depends upon cable TV regulation.

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