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Wireless World Betokens Further Challenges and Opportunities for Broadband

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WASHINGTON, October 19, 2009 – In a year that has been described as transformational and phenomenal for the telecommunications industry, any attempts at regulating the Internet may turn back the good that the industry has enjoyed, and may slow down efforts at innovation, said panelists speaking at a Progress and Freedom Foundation event.

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House Whip: Recovery Package Must Not Leave Rural Areas Behind

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WASHINGTON, July 15, 2009 – Widespread broadband deployment and adoption is essential to economic recovery as well as social justice, House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C. said Tuesday morning at the July BroadbandCensus.com Breakfast Club.

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House Majority Whip James Clyburn to Speak at July 14 Broadband Breakfast Club

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WASHINGTON, July 9, 2009 – House Majority Whip James “Jim” Clyburn, D-S.C., has confirmed that he will speak at the Broadband Breakfast Club this upcoming Tuesday, July 14, 2009, hosted by BroadbandCensus.com.

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Internet Providers, Consumer Advocates Optimistic on Internet Regulatory Outlook

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SAN MATEO, Calif., May 12, 2009 – As the Obama administration’s FCC and technology policy agenda begins to take shape, internet policy experts at the Tech Policy Summit expressed relief at what they percieved as a more friendly White House for technology, but clashed on America’s success in broadband deployment and the role of wireless in expanding internet access.

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Lots of Questions, No Easy Answers on Stimulus Funds at Tech Policy "Town Hall"

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SAN MATEO, CALIF, May 11, 2009 – Familiar faces gathered and familiar arguments on the best way to spend $7.2 billion rang out Monday at the San Mateo Marriott as the 2009 Tech Policy Summit kicked off with a Broadband Innovation mini-conference, with an opening “town hall” on the “state of the stimulus.”

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Aspen Dispatch: Next Generation Policy Outlook

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ASPEN, COLORADO, August 19 – Federal Communications Commissioner Robert McDowell and a panel of experts from the communications technologies industry addressed crucial issues arising for operators and users of next generation networks today at the Aspen Summit, hosted by the Progress and Freedom Foundation.

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A Debate About Data Confidentiality and the Forthcoming 'Broadband Census for America'

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WASHINGTON, August 8 – Data about the names of broadband carriers and the locations in which they offer services, by ZIP code, is not confidential information. Data about the number of subscribers that carriers have in a particular ZIP code may well be confidential.

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