Archive for December, 2008

Gates Foundation Grants $7 Million to Connected Nation and American Library Association

Broadband Data, States December 19th, 2008

WASHINGTON, December 19 – Connected Nation and the American Library Association will receive a $7 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in a broadband initiative designed to improve internet connections in public libraries, the foundation said Thursday.

Free Consumer Guide to WiMax Now Available at Sidecut Reports

Expert Opinion December 9th, 2008

WASHINGTON, December 8 – Paul Kapustka of Sidecut Reports has just made his “Consumer Guide to WiMax” Available online for free.

What Drives Broadband Adoption? An Aspen Institute Working Paper

Expert Opinion December 5th, 2008

WASHINGTON, December 5 – This report, authored by BroadbandCensus.com Editor Drew Clark for the Aspen Institute’s Communications and Society Program in August 2007, asks and attempts to answer a series of questions about broadband adoption.

Why BroadbandCensus.com Supports the National Broadband Strategy Statement

Expert Opinion December 5th, 2008

WASHINGTON, December 5 – BroadbandCensus.com was founded January 2008 after the experience of trying to use the Freedom of Information Act to obtain some very basic broadband information: the names of the carriers operating in each ZIP code.

What Role Does Entertainment, E-government, and Telemedicine Play in Driving Broadband?

Broadband Calendar December 2nd, 2008

WASHINGTON, December 2, 2008 – Officials representing the users of high-speed internet services – particularly in the fields of entertainment, e-government, and telemedicine – will appear at the next monthly event of the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, December 9.

National Broadband Strategy Week Begins Today, 10 a.m., in Dirksen Senate Building

Broadband Stimulus December 2nd, 2008

WASHINGTON, December 2 – A total of 55 companies and non-profit organizations, including major corporate entities such as AT&T, Cisco Systems, Google, Intel and Verizon Communications, have signed on to a “call to action for a national broadband strategy.”

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