Better Broadband Better Lives, the Mission Small Business Contest, and the Need for Better Broadband

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June 27, 2012 - Small businesses are the livelihood of any thriving economy. Increasingly, these start-up businesses need access to broadband to drive their products and services. has been no exception to this rule. has always been focused on ensuring that the public has access to the information that it needs about the speeds, prices, availability, reliability and competitive position of broadband providers.

And now, using broadband and social media, we encourage each of you support BroadbandCensus in our application for the Chase Bank and Living Social competition, “Mission: Small Business,” Make sure to log-in and search for “BroadbandCensus”!

For more background about the work that has been engaged in, since 2008, please see this series of articles, published in the fall of 2009.


Drew Clark is the Chairman of the Broadband Breakfast Club, the premier Washington forum advancing the conversation around broadband technology and internet policy. You can find him on  and Twitter. He founded, and he brings experts and practitioners together to advance Better Broadband, Better Lives. He’s doing that now as Executive Director for Broadband Illinois, based in Abraham Lincoln’s Springfield.

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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