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About: Josh Evans is a political science major at Grove City College. He is originally from Dover, Florida. An intern at the National Journalism Center in the summer of 2013, he is a Reporter for Broadband Census News and the News Editor for The Collegian at Grove City College.
Email: josh.evans@broadbandcensus.com
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Articles written by Josh Evans:

    At July Meeting, FCC Votes to Modernize E-Rate Program with Gigabit Broadband for Schools

    Education, FCC August 5th, 2013

    WASHINGTON, August 5, 2013 – At its open meeting on July 19, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it would work to modernize the E-Rate program in order to provide greater bandwidth for schools and libraries. Reforms to be implemented to the E-Rate program include the provision of affordable, high-capacity broadband for schools and libraries, […]

    House Commerce Committee Approves Bill on FCC Reporting

    Congress, House of Representatives July 31st, 2013

    WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 — The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a session Wednesday to mark up H.R. 2844, the Federal Communications Commission Consolidating Reporting Act. The legislation, sponsored by Reps. Steve Scalise, R-LA; Greg Walden, R-OR; and Anna Eshoo, D-CA, would reduce the number of reports that the commission is required to make. The […]

    Verizon Launches New Top-Tier ‘Quantum Internet’ Service

    Fiber July 31st, 2013

    WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 — Last Monday, Verizon announced that it would release a new high speed FiOS Quantum Internet service, providing download speeds of 500 megabits-per-second and upload speeds of 100 Mbps. The new speeds are a drastic improvement on most other connections, allowing large files to be sent as easily as a simple email. […]

    PRISM Revelations Will Harm Digital Trade, ITIF Panel Says

    Privacy July 29th, 2013

    WASHINGTON, July 29, 2013 — The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation held a panel on the impact of the National Security Agency’s PRISM program on digital trade last Wednesday. Ambassador Phil Verveer, former coordinator of international communication and information policy, said recent revelations about the PRISM program have not added any real substance to concerns over […]

    Senate Hearing Explores Issues Surrounding Wireline Communications

    IP Transition July 25th, 2013

    WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 — The Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet held a hearing examining the implications of the transition to Internet Protocol for wireline communications on Thursday. Several of the witnesses stressed the need for modernization, both in terms of regulations and technology. Gigi Sohn, President of Public Knowledge, stated that now […]

    Hearing Examines Implementation of Incentive Auction

    Congress, House of Representatives, Mobile Broadband, Spectrum, Wireless July 24th, 2013

    WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 — The House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing Tuesday on the upcoming spectrum auction, focusing primarily on possible restrictions on larger carriers and efforts to ensure that broadcasters are treated fairly. The question of whether or not to impose restrictions on AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. dominated much […]

    FTTH Unveils Gigabit Network Proposal

    Gigabit Networks July 23rd, 2013

    WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 — The Fiber to the Home Council Americas released its proposal to the Federal Communications Commission for a Gigabit Communities Race to the Top Program on Tuesday. FTTH Council Americas held a media conference call discussing the proposal and highlighting the success of Kansas City, which already has a gigabit network. […]

    FTTH Council Petitions FCC to Enact Gigabit Program

    Gigabit Networks July 23rd, 2013

    WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 — The Fiber to the Home Council Americas will propose a Gigabit Communities Race to the Top program to the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday to complement the commission’s recent decision to modernize the E-Rate program. The purpose of the proposal is to spur the development of ultra-high speed broadband networks […]

    Broadband Breakfast Club Addresses Future of Over the Top Video, Centers on Transition from Linear to ‘On-Demand’ Viewing

    Broadband TV July 22nd, 2013

    WASHINGTON, July 22, 2013 — July’s Broadband Breakfast Club, “Over the Top: Broadband Video’s Impact on Future TV,” centered on the transition from video distribution on television to distribution directly over broadband connections. Eric Wolf, Vice President for Technology Strategy and Planning at the Public Broadcasting Service, presented a number of statistics that demonstrate that […]

    Panel Points to Broadband as Wealth Gap Solution

    Broadband's Impact, Minority July 15th, 2013

    A panel of experts discussed the causes and possible solutions of the wealth gap that exists between whites and minorities at the Minority Media and Telecom Council’s eleventh annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference on Tuesday. Maureen Lewis, Director of the Minority Telecommunications Department of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, placed a […]

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