Articles posted in the ‘NTIA Comments’ Category

Minority Groups Want Special Rules For Tribal Areas

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA Comments December 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 16, 2009 – A number of groups representing minority interests are advocating that special rules be created by the government for Native Americans applying for broadband stimulus grants.

The awards are being decided by the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Agriculture Department’s Rural Utilities, which were charged by Congress in January to distribute $7.2 billion of federal funding to expand broadband penetration across the country.

New Updates to the BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments June 7th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2009 – The BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments has been updated to include summaries of comments from AT&T, Atkins Telephone, ATSI, Barling Bay, Benton Foundation, Big Think Strategies, Boston, Bresnan Communications, Broadband Development Corporation, Broadband Diversity Supporters, Broadpoint, Center for Democracy and Technology, Cheetah Wireless, Chicago,
Cisco, Community Connect Network, Connected Nation, US Cellular, US Telecom Association, and Utopian Wireless.

Further Updates to the BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments May 27th, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2009 – The BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments has been updated to include summaries of comments from the American Legislative Exchange Council, American Library Association, American Public Power Association, American Tower, ApexCoVantage, Apple, Inc., Arizona, Association of Public Safety Officials, the Association of Public TV Stations, and many others.

Updates Made to the BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments May 25th, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2009 – The BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments has been updated to include summaries of additional comments filed with the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

Article: Measuring the Effectiveness of the Broadband Stimulus Plan

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments May 23rd, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2009 – Because the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 charges government agencies not only with choosing grant recipients and setting performance bench marks, but also with measuring their results, only a carefully pre-planned evaluation strategy should be deployed to evaluate results, according to recent economic paper.

The BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments April 19th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2009 – Building on its prior lists of comments filed with the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration on April 13, 14 and 15, on Sunday BroadbandCensus.com published a collective list of 222 substantive comments regarding the $7.2 billion federal broadband stimulus program.

The BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments Filed April 14 and April 15

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments April 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2009 – The following are substantive broadband comments posted on the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration posted on Tuesday and Wednesday, after Monday’s deadline in the agency’s call for comments on the $7.2 billion federal broadband stimulus program.

The BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments Filed April 13, Continued

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments April 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2009 – BroadbandCensus.com today supplemented its list of 117 substantive broadband-related comments filed on April 13 with 53 more substantive comments. These comments were also filed on April 13, but posted on the NTIA web site after 8:11 p.m. on Monday.

The BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments Filed April 13

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments April 14th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2009 – The Obama Administration’s broadband grants program attracted extraordinary attention on Monday, as at least 427 companies, individuals and organizations filed comments with the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

Diversity of Broadband Projects Should Trump Fixed Division of Grant Funds, Say Commenters

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments April 10th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2009 – The federal government’s disbursal of funds for broadband grants should be fluid and flexible enough to fund the best projects, irrespective of category, according to submissions to the NTIA on Thursday, April 9.

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