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What the Smart Grid and Telecommuting Mean for the Environment, at Broadband Breakfast Club

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WASHINGTON, November 12, 2009 - Broadband Census News LLC on Thursday released, for FREE, the full-length video of the Broadband Breakfast Club event on November 10, 2009: "Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan: The Environment and Telecommuting."

The event is available on at the following link.

The creation of a “smart grid” for electricity conservation may lead to parallel telecommunications networks by both utilities and traditional telephone communications providers; whether or not this was a positive development was debated at the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday.

The event featured Jennifer Thomas Alcott, Telework!VA's program manager; Cynthia Brumfeld, Director of Research, Utilities Telecom Council; Kevin Moss, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, BT Americas; Steven Ruth, Professor, George Mason University School of Public Policy; and Donald Thoma, Executive Vice President Marketing at the satellite company Iridium.

To register for the next Broadband Breakfast Club, to be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2009, please visit The Broadband Breakfast Club is sponsored by the Benton Foundation, the International Broadband Electric Communications, Inc., and the National Cable and Telecommunications Association.

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Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of and President of the Rural Telecommunications Congress. He is an attorney who works with cities, communities and companies to promote the benefits of internet connectivity. The articles and posts on and affiliated social media, including the BroadbandCensus Twitter feed 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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