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Press Releases November 6th, 2008

SAN JOSE, November 6 – Below is the Power Point Presentation made by Drew Clark, Executive Director,, at the Federal Communications Commission-National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioner’s Joint Summit: Connecting America.

House Defers to Senate Broadband Data Bill; Final Bill Deletes Funding and National Map

Broadband Data October 7th, 2008

WASHINGTON, October 7 – Congress last week passed legislation, the “Broadband Data Improvement Act,” that seeks better information about high-speed internet connections but cuts all authorization of funds – an amount that had totaled $40 million for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012 in the Senate Commerce Committee version of the legislation.

Comments of in FCC Rulemaking on Broadband Data

Press Releases July 18th, 2008

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, this week urged the Federal Communications Commission to disclose broadband information with the public.

CWA Wants Better Broadband Data, As Does Internet for Everyone

Expert Opinion July 17th, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 17 – Communications Workers of America this past week teamed up with a group of telecommunications companies, cable operators and non-profit groups to push for Congress to pass broadband data legislation. Internet for Everyone also wants better broadband.

Want Better Broadband in America? Take the Broadband Census!

Expert Opinion July 15th, 2008

Commentary WASHINGTON, July 15 – Most Americans who have high-speed Internet can’t imagine life without broadband. How could you connect to the Internet of today without it? In today’s world, broadband is as basic as running water and electricity. And yet the U.S. is falling behind globally.

CWA Blog Claims Credit for FCC Data Order, But Ignores Local Company Data

Expert Opinion June 24th, 2008

June 24 – Communications Workers of America has claimed credit for the Federal Communications Commission’s recent order requiring broadband companies to provide the FCC with more information — but it has ignored the fact that consumers won’t be able to make use of this information.

Internet Subcommittee Chair Hails Universal Broadband Service, Decries FISA

Universal Service June 22nd, 2008

June 20 – All Americans, whether they be poor, handicapped, or rural, have the right to universal broadband service, Rep. Ed Markey said on Friday. The congressman also blasted the compromise foreign surveillance legislation that passed Congress on Friday.

FCC Releases Broadband Data Order For Census-Tract Data

Broadband Data June 16th, 2008

June 15 – In an effort to increase the data that the Federal Communications Commission has available as it designs broadband policies, on Thursday the FCC ordered broadband providers to provide the agency with more detailed information.

The Big Picture on Broadband at the Policy Summit

Expert Opinion June 12th, 2008

Question and answer from the Broadband Policy Summit IV about congressional consideration of various broadband data mapping bill, including the Broadband Census of America Act by Rep. Ed. Markey, D-Mass.

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