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NARUC Urges FCC to Use BroadbandBestPractices.org as Agency's Clearinghouse for Success Stories

Broadband Data, FCC, National Broadband Plan October 22nd, 2009

WASHINGTON, October 22, 2009 – The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners on Tuesday filed comments at the Federal Communications Commission urged the agency to select its web site, www.BroadbandBestPractices.org, as the commission’s “clearinghouse” for examples of broadband successes.

NARUC Unveil Web Portal for 'Best Practices' on State Broadband Deployment

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, NTIA October 9th, 2009

WASHINGTON, October 9, 2009 – An advisory board to the Federal Communications Commission consisting of state utility regulators has developed a new web portal for tracking and referencing broadband expansion projects nation-wide.

NARUC Wants FCC to Require That Carriers Also Provide Data to States

Broadband Data, States September 28th, 2009

WASHINGTON, September 28, 2009 – State utility commissioners want the Federal Communications Commission to put broadband carriers on notice that the agency’s own broadband data collection does not relieve operators of the obligation to comply with state requests.

White House Announces Nomination of Mignon Clyburn to Democratic FCC Spot

FCC, National Broadband Plan April 30th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2009 – The White House announced late Wednesday its intention to nominate South Carolina Public Service Commissioner Mignon Clyburn to the Federal Communications Commission.

Virginia, Pennsylvania Discuss State Maps of Broadband Availability

Broadband Data April 22nd, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2009 – With the fast-moving broadband stimulus package almost certain to stretch the capabilities of federal agencies such as the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, state governments and agencies say they can help expedite the process.

Graham Richard, Former Mayor of Fort Wayne, at April Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband Calendar April 13th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2009 – Graham Richard, the former mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana, has agreed to join the panel discussion for the April meeting of the Broadband Breakfast Club, which takes place on Tuesday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Old Ebbitt Grill.

April Broadband Breakfast Club on the Role of States in Stimulus Spending

Broadband Calendar April 8th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2009 – With the fast-moving broadband stimulus package almost certain to stretch the capabilities of federal agencies such as the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, state governments and agencies say they can help expedite the process.

State and Local Regulators Say 'Relevance' Needed For Successful Broadband Adoption

Universal Service April 4th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2009 – Making broadband applications more relevant in underserved and unserved communities could be a better use of stimulus funds than building infrastructure, a group of state and local regulatory officials Friday at a cable industry show here.

At Monday's NTIA/RUS Open Meeting, A Debate About Eligibility for Funds

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA March 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2009 – The detailed-oriented open meetings to consider the structure for deploying the federal government’s $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus funds began on Monday morning with five presentations about which sorts of private-sector entities should be eligible for the grants.

States Seek Best Strategies on Obtaining Broadband Stimulus Funds Close-to-Home

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA March 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2009 – As the Obama administration on Monday begins poring over the nitty-gritty details about how they will be spending $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus funds, individual states are grappling to find their own best strategies to tap the funds.

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