BroadbandCensus.com Presentation at Federal Communication Commission Broadband Summit
November 6th, 2008
SAN JOSE, November 6 – Below is the Power Point Presentation made by Drew Clark, Executive Director, BroadbandCensus.com, 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
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 BroadbandCensus.com in FCC Rulemaking on Broadband Data
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, BroadbandCensus.com this week urged the Federal Communications Commission to disclose broadband information with the public.
CWA Wants Better Broadband Data, As Does Internet for Everyone
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!
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
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
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
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
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.