Indiana's Larry Landis: Mapping Provides a Guide for Broadband Policy
October 22nd, 2008
October 22 – In an interview with BroadbandCensus.com, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commissioner Larry Landis reflected on the value of various efforts to obtain broadband data. He also made reference to his earlier work in the private sector, and the impact that high-technology tools can have on such efforts.
Indiana Universities Leading Broadband Investments On- and Off-Campus
October 21st, 2008
October 21 – Universities in Indiana are seeking to stay ahead of a potential traffic jam in broadband demand through investments in broadband infrastructure, cutting-edge research and rural connectivity in the Hoosier state.
Beset by Large Rural Areas, Arizona Aims to Blend Broadband Data Sources
October 15th, 2008
October 15 – Arizona is on the road to a state broadband policy, but officials recognize that “the opportunity for states to use ubiquitous broadband deployment as a competitive differentiator is quickly passing.” The officials are determined to go beyond market forces in their quest for broadband buildout.
Broadband Census State-by-State Articles on Broadband Deployment and Data
September 22nd, 2008
WASHINGTON, September 22 – BroadbandCensus.com unveiled a new web site — BroadbandCensus.com/conference — for the “Broadband Census for America” Conference on Friday, September 26, 2008.
Additionally, as part of its participation in One Web Day, BroadbandCensus.com published a ready resource of state-by-state articles about broadband deployment and broadband data, in about one-third of the 50 United States.
South Carolina Weighs State-Wide Wireless Access in Broadband Plans
September 21st, 2008
September 21 – The South Carolina Educational Broadband Service Commission is under pressure to develop an innovative solution for state-wide broadband access, but the clock is ticking.
'Connect ME' is Maine's Mantra For 90 Percent Broadband by 2010
September 21st, 2008
September 21 – When it comes to broadband, the state of Maine is doing a lot with a little in order to keep a big promise.
Maryland Continues on Long Haul Towards Universal Broadband
September 11th, 2008
September 11 – Being a first-mover is a blessing and a curse. When it comes to state-led broadband initiatives, Maryland has been an early innovator at confronting the long road towards state-wide universal broadband access.
Illinois Plants 'Johnny Appleseed' Projects Promoting Broadband in State
September 3rd, 2008
September 3 – In describing efforts to improve broadband in Illinois, Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn uses this analogy: “We have to be the modern-day, 21st century Johnny Appleseeds, planting good technology projects all over the state.”
New Mexico Infrastructure Report Fails to Incorporate Broadband Access
August 29th, 2008
August 29 – As with other states seeking to promote the availability of high-speed internet access in a broadband-centered world, New Mexico is struggling just to keep up.
Colorado Innovation Council Seeks to Make Good on State's Promise of Better Broadband
August 28th, 2008
August 28 – The state of Colorado likes to see itself as an emerging technology hub. But the dark cloud hanging over the future of Colorado’s technological progress may be its low ranking in broadband availability throughout parts of the heavily rural state.