Archive for May, 2012

BroadbandBreakfast.com Releases Video from Getting Older Americans Online

Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact May 25th, 2012

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012 – BroadbandBreakfast.com released the video of the May Broadband Breakfast Club, “What Lessons Are We Learning in Getting Older Americans Online” at BroadbandBreakfast.com’s monthly breakfast and panel discussion. This event of the Broadband Breakfast Club was produced in collaboration with Project GOAL. Event Highlights “What Lessons Are We Learning From Getting Older […]

Larry Strickling Cites Public Safety FirstNet As New, Post-Stimulus Broadband Opportunity

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, NTIA, Wireless May 25th, 2012

ARLINGTON, Va., May 25, 2012 – The new national wireless communications network to serve police, firefighters and other “first responders” may provide a new opportunity to extend broadband stimulus-related activity, a top Commerce Department official said Wednesday.

Dubbed FirstNet, this new public safety wireless network was mandated in February by Congress. Lawmakers allocated up to $7 billion that will be dispensed to state entities under the coordination of a new, independent organization at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

States should act fast to develop plans to utilize funding, said Assistant Secretary of Commerce Larry Strickling, who administers the NTIA. “One of the issues [in FirstNet] is how does coverage from this network get into rural areas?”

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What Challenges Are We Still Facing in Seniors Getting Online: What Have We Learned and What Are the Remaining Obstacles?

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Health, Mobile Broadband, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Universal Service, Wireless May 17th, 2012

WASHINGTON Thursday May 17 2012 – Nearly two years after the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s (ARRA) broadband deployment and adoption projects were funded and the National Broadband Plan was adopted, we are still dealing with 100 million Americans who do not receive broadband in the home.  While 65% of the population uses broadband, only […]

BroadbandBreakfast.com Hosts Broadband Breakfast Club Event ‘What Lessons Are We Learning in Getting Older Americans Online” on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 in Washington, DC

Broadband Calendar, Broadband's Impact, Education May 7th, 2012

WASHINGTON, Monday, May 7th, 2012 – The internet policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will hold its May 2012 Broadband Breakfast Club event “What Lessons Are We Learning in Getting Older Americans Online” on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 8 am – 10 […]

Register Now for ‘Will Broadband Succeed in Changing the DNA of Universities?’ BroadbandBreakfast.com’s Program at The Cable Show 2012

Broadband and Democratization, Broadband Calendar, Broadband's Impact, Education, Events, Press Releases, Uncategorized May 2nd, 2012

WASHINGTON, Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 – The internet policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will hold a special event at The Cable Show 2012 in Boston, MA entitled “Will Broadband Succeed in Changing the DNA of Universities?” on Monday, May 21st, 2012 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, […]

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