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Blair Levin, Following Path of Former Chairmen, Joins Aspen Institute

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2010 — Blair Levin, who became the chief architect behind the Federal Communication’s National Broadband Plan as director of the FCC Omnibus Broadband Initiative will leave the agency following the first week in May, according to a commission press release.

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WASHINGTON, April 15, 2010 — Blair Levin, who became the chief architect behind the Federal Communication’s National Broadband Plan as director of the FCC Omnibus Broadband Initiative will leave the agency following the first week in May, according to a commission press release.

Levin is headed to the Aspen Institute, where he will take up residence as a Communications and Society Fellow. Chairman Julius Genachowski said Levin was “masterful in providing wisdom to the Commission about how technology and market trends interact with the nation’s public policy agenda.”  Levin said he was “pleased” to join the Aspen team. “There I can reflect on the impact of the National Broadband Plan and particularly its application to the international arena,” he said.

Each of the three former chairmen of the FCC – William Kennard, Michael Powell, and Kevin Martin – have joined the Aspen Institute following their terms as chairmen.

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WASHINGTON, April 15, 2010 — Blair Levin, who became the chief architect behind the Federal Communication’s National Broadband Plan as director of the FCC Omnibus Broadband Initiative will leave the agency following the first week in May, according to a commission press release.

Levin is headed to the Aspen Institute, where he will take up residence as a Communications and Society Fellow. Chairman Julius Genachowski said Levin was “masterful in providing wisdom to the Commission about how technology and market trends interact with the nation’s public policy agenda.”  Levin said he was “pleased” to join the Aspen team. “There I can reflect on the impact of the National Broadband Plan and particularly its application to the international arena,” he said.

Each of the three former chairmen of the FCC – William Kennard, Michael Powell, and Kevin Martin – have joined the Aspen Institute following their terms as chairmen.

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Discussion of Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event on High-Capacity Applications and Gigabit Connectivity

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2013 – The Broadband Breakfast Club released the first video of its Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event, on “How High-Capacity Applications Are Driving Gigabit Connectivity.”

The dialogue featured Dr. Glenn Ricart, Chief Technology Officer, US IGNITESheldon Grizzle of GigTank in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Todd MarriottExecutive Director of UTOPIA, the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency, and Drew ClarkChairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com.

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WASHINGTON, April 15, 2010 — Blair Levin, who became the chief architect behind the Federal Communication’s National Broadband Plan as director of the FCC Omnibus Broadband Initiative will leave the agency following the first week in May, according to a commission press release.

Levin is headed to the Aspen Institute, where he will take up residence as a Communications and Society Fellow. Chairman Julius Genachowski said Levin was “masterful in providing wisdom to the Commission about how technology and market trends interact with the nation’s public policy agenda.”  Levin said he was “pleased” to join the Aspen team. “There I can reflect on the impact of the National Broadband Plan and particularly its application to the international arena,” he said.

Each of the three former chairmen of the FCC – William Kennard, Michael Powell, and Kevin Martin – have joined the Aspen Institute following their terms as chairmen.

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Breakfast Club Video: ‘Gigabit and Ultra-High-Speed Networks: Where They Stand Now and How They Are Building the Future’

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WASHINGTON, April 15, 2010 — Blair Levin, who became the chief architect behind the Federal Communication’s National Broadband Plan as director of the FCC Omnibus Broadband Initiative will leave the agency following the first week in May, according to a commission press release.

Levin is headed to the Aspen Institute, where he will take up residence as a Communications and Society Fellow. Chairman Julius Genachowski said Levin was “masterful in providing wisdom to the Commission about how technology and market trends interact with the nation’s public policy agenda.”  Levin said he was “pleased” to join the Aspen team. “There I can reflect on the impact of the National Broadband Plan and particularly its application to the international arena,” he said.

Each of the three former chairmen of the FCC – William Kennard, Michael Powell, and Kevin Martin – have joined the Aspen Institute following their terms as chairmen.

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