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The Internet: More Than Digital Voice or High-Definition Television

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From BroadbandCensus.com Weekly Report

DALLAS, May 4, 2009 – Broadband is and must be more than better-quality voice signals, higher-definition television, and more digital products bundled together, internet visionary David Isenberg said at the Broadband Properties conference here.

In a keynote address during the three-day conference last week, Isenberg – creator of the annual Freedom to Connect conference – attempted to take “the 30,000 foot view about why the work that we do is important.”

To Isenberg, Broadband needs to be about more than duct-work and fiber-optic splices and electrical engineering
protocols. It must include person-to-person communications. In short, broadband needs to be about the Internet.

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Drew Clark is the Chairman of the Broadband Breakfast Club. He tracks the development of Gigabit Networks, broadband's impact, and the universal service fund @BroadbandCensus. He is also Of Counsel with the firm of Best Best & Krieger LLP. The articles and posts on BroadbandBreakfast.com and affiliated social media, including LinkedIN, are not legal advice or legal services, do not constitute the creation of an attorney-client privilege, and represent the views of their respective authors.

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