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May 2009

Further Updates to the List of NTIA Comments

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2009 - The List of NTIA Comments has been updated to include summaries of comments from the American Legislative Exchange Council, American Library Association, American Public Power Association, American Tower, ApexCoVantage, Apple, Inc., Arizona, Association of Public Safety Officials, the Association of Public TV Stations, and many others. Keep Reading Weekly Report May 18th 2009

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2009 - Broadband policy is becoming central to a host of debates concurrently occurring: it’s about national infrastructure, the use of wireless frequencies, digital and social inclusion and connectedness, and even the future of journalism. These threads came together in conferences in Washington and in Silicon Valley. Keep Reading

Internet Providers, Consumer Advocates Optimistic on Internet Regulatory Outlook

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 12, 2009 - As the Obama administration's FCC and technology policy agenda begins to take shape, internet policy experts at the Tech Policy Summit expressed relief at what they percieved as a more friendly White House for technology, but clashed on America's success in broadband deployment and the role of wireless in expanding internet access. Keep Reading

NTIA/Recovery Act

Even Among Supporters, Broadband Plan Is In Eyes of Beholder

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 11, 2009 - With the FCC working on a national broadband strategy, many longtime boosters of the plan used a Monday panel at the 2009 Tech Policy Summit to debate what exactly it means to them in terms of speed or technology, and the effect of working with a new administration that is listening and interested. Keep Reading

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