Posts Tagged ‘Brian David’

FCC Releases First Draft of National Broadband Plan After Weighing Record

National Broadband Plan, Premium Content, Universal Service, Wireless December 17th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 17, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday laid out a rough draft of its national broadband plan after weighing through 66,000 pages of written comments, 27 public notices, 100 items posted on its “blogband” web site, and 700 blog comment posted to the record.

But the agency says it is still difficult to answer key questions that must be addressed within two months time, or by February 17, 2010.

Solving the Riddle of Broadband Adoption Cuts Across Technologies and Demographics

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, National Broadband Plan December 10th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 10, 2009 – Broadband Census News LLC on Thursday released, for FREE, the full-length video of the Broadband Breakfast Club event on December 8, 2009: “Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan: Bridging the Digital Divide.”

Congresswoman Diane Watson to Speak at Broadband Breakfast Club on Dec. 8

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact December 7th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 7, 2009 – Congresswoman Diane E. Watson has confirmed that she will appear at the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, December 8, on the subject of “Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan: Bridging the Digital Divide.”

Rep. Watson, D-Calif., will offer introductory remarks on an exciting program set to explore one of the most crucial issues of broadband policy: how to ensure universal internet access to all citizens.

Top FCC Official on Broadband Adoption is New Addition to December 8 Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, National Broadband Plan December 2nd, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 2, 2009 – The director of the Federal Communication Commission’s task force dealing with broadband adoption and usage will give the keynote remarks at the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. Registration for the program, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., is available here.

Brian David, who is the Adoption and Usage Director for the FCC’s Omnibus Broadband Initiative, will offer remarks kicking off December’s discussion, which is “Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan: Bridging the Digital Divide.”

With so much activity happening in the past 24 hours on the broadband adoption front – the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s new grant to the American Library Association, and the NCTA’s “Adoption Plus” program – there’s never been a better time to discuss the subject.

One Aspect of U.S. Lagging Broadband Speeds May Be Device-Network Compatibility, Say Panelists

FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan September 8th, 2009

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2009 – Experts speaking at the Federal Communications Commission’s August 27 broadband workshop on technology applications puzzled over the reasons for the United States’ lagging internet speed vis-à-vis other global competitors.

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