BroadbandCensus.com Sees Hope in NTIA’s Request for Form 477 Database
Broadband Data, Expert Opinion
November 30th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 30, 2009 – The news that the National Telecommunications and Information Administration aims to seek access to the Form 477 database is positive news — providing that the public obtains access to the database, too.
Even before the founding of BroadbandCensus.com more than two years ago, the individuals associated with the data side of BroadbandCensus.com have been urging the public disclosure of basic broadband data. We call this the Broadband SPARC: for Speeds, Prices, Availability, Reliability and Competition.
FCC Restricts Disclosure of 'Confidential' and 'Highly Confidential' Information
Broadband Data, Premium Content
October 12th, 2009
WASHINGTON, October 12, 2009 – The Federal Communication Commission last week issued an order allowing it to restrict the disclosure of information deemed proprietary or confidential in the creation of a national broadband plan.
Larry Strickling Says Now is a ‘New Era’ for Public Broadband Data from Carriers
Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
July 27th, 2009
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 27, 2009 –National Telecommunications and Information Administration Administrator Larry Strickling said Monday that that now is “a new era” for broadband data, including public data about carriers that provide high-speed internet service.