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BroadbandCensus.com Applies for Knight News Challenge Grant to Enhance Data, Build Out Wiki and Offer Video

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WASHINGTON, November 1 – BroadbandCensus.com applied on Saturday for a News Challenge grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The application, which can be viewed online at the newschallenge.org web site, lays out a plan of action for the future work of this web site.

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California Telecom Commissioner Rachelle Chong, Former FCC Commissioner, to Keynote 'Broadband Census for America'

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WASHINGTON, September 24, 2008 – The finalized program for Friday’s conference includes keynote speeches by Rachelle Chong, the current Commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and former Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and Eamonn Confrey, the First Secretary for Information and Communications Policy at the Embassy of Ireland.

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Broadband Census State-by-State Articles on Broadband Deployment and Data

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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.

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Agenda for Broadband Census for America Conference on September 26, 2008

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WASHINGTON, September 8, 2008 – Many of the nation’s foremost broadband policy-makers and experts will analyze and discuss best practices for improving the collection and sharing of public data about high-speed internet access at the Broadband Census for America Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday, September 26, 2008.

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Announcing a Half-Day Conference About Universal Broadband Data on September 26, 2008

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Save the Date Announcement WASHINGTON, August 7, 2008 – BroadbandCensus.com, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Texas at Austin’s Robert S. Strauss Center, and the Virginia Tech eCorridors Program invite government officials, academic researchers and other key stakeholders to a half-day conference on collecting and sharing public data about high-speed internet access.

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BroadbandCensus.com’s Experience Using the Network Diagnostic Tool as a Beta Speed Test

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LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, July 21 – The higher-education networking consortium Internet2 released a case study about BroadbandCensus.com and its use of the Network Diagnostic Tool (NDT) speed test. This “case study” was distributed at the Joint Techs Workshops: an international conference of networking engineers, taking place here from July 19-24.

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BroadbandCensus.com Partners With National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors

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Press Release WASHINGTON, DC, July 22, 2008 – BroadbandCensus.com and the National Association of Telecommunications Officers & Advisors (NATOA) announced that they are working together to help provide the public with better data about their high-speed internet options.

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Comments of BroadbandCensus.com in FCC Rulemaking on Broadband Data

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Regulatory Filing WASHINGTON, July 18 – Because the importance of conducting a national Broadband Census that includes consumer-focused information about broadband competition, broadband speeds and broadband prices, BroadbandCensus.com this week urged the Federal Communications Commission to disclose broadband information with the public.

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BroadbandCensus.com Executive Director Drew Clark to Speak at NARUC Summer Meeting

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Press Release WASHINGTON, July 11 – BroadbandCensus.com Executive Director Drew Clark has been invited to address the Summer Committee Meetings of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, to be held from July 20 to July 23 in Portland, Oregon.

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BroadbandCensus.com Issues Statement Criticizing FCC Ruling on Broadband Data

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Press Release WASHINGTON, June 16, 2008 – New Data Order ‘Inadequate’ to Provide Information About Local Broadband Availability, BroadbandCensus.com Executive Director Drew Clark says in a statement.

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BroadbandCensus.com Launches Beta Version of Internet Speed Test

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New Web Site Aims to Provide Data about Broadband to Public BroadbandCensus.com, a new web site designed to help Internet users measure and gauge broadband availability, competition, speeds and prices, launched a beta version of an Internet speed test. Through the release of the beta version, BroadbandCensus.com encourages testing and feedback of the technology in…

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