Posts Tagged ‘Broadband Data’

Everyone Finds Something to Like in FCC Approval of Wireless T-Mobile/MetroPCS Merger

Broadband's Impact, Wireless March 12th, 2013

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 – The Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced their approval of the proposed merger of mobile wireless carriers T-Mobile and MetroPCS. Two years after the two agencies nixed AT&T’s attempted acquisition of T-Mobile on antitrust grounds, different non-profit interest groups found different reasons to applaud the […]

Video from February’s Broadband Breakfast Club on Data Caps

Broadband Data, Broadband TV, FCC, Media ownership, Mobile Broadband, Press Releases, Spectrum, Transparency, Wireless February 21st, 2013

WASHINGTON, Thursday, February 21st, 2013 – The broadband policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com held its February 2013 Broadband Breakfast Club event “Data Caps, the Spectrum Crunch and the Wireless Home” this past Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at Clyde’s of Gallery Place. Speakers included: Keynote: Ruth Milkman, Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission Panel: Roger Entner, Founder, Recon Analytics Nick Feamster, Associate Professor in […]

How to Tackle Broadband Adoption by the Nation’s Underserved Populations

Broadband Data, Broadband Mapping, Broadband Stimulus, FCC, Fiber, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service, States, Universal Service July 26th, 2012

WASHINGTON, Thursday, July 26, 2012 – Last week, the fourth year of the Broadband Breakfast Club Series came to an end with a timely panel on “Bringing Broadband Adoption to the Nation’s Underserved Population.”  Panelists from the private, nonprofit and state government sectors came together to discuss what can be done to promote broadband usage in […]

Update from the FCC’s July Open Commission Meeting

Broadband Data, Broadband Mapping, Broadband Stimulus, FCC, Fiber July 23rd, 2012

WASHINGTON, Thursday July 19, 2012.  As part of its July Open Commission meeting, the Federal Communications Commission gave an update of its Measuring Broadband America report.  This follow-up was the result of further collection of data from the over 7,000 measurement devices given to volunteers around the United States, and to show how the initial […]

Dems Slam Broadband Stimulus Oversight Measure As ‘Waste Of Time’

Broadband Stimulus, Congress, House of Representatives, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service April 4th, 2011

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 – The House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing and passed draft legislation Friday that would require unused and returned broadband stimulus funds be returned to the U.S. Treasury, but subcommittee Democrats called the bill “duplicative” of policies already in place.

Broadband Map Tops 150 Million Hits In First Day

Broadband Data, Broadband Mapping, FCC February 23rd, 2011

WASHINGTON February 23, 2011 – The Federal Communications Commission’s national broadband map website received more than 150 million hits and more than 1,000 requests per second in its first day live, according to usage data released Friday by the agency.

NTIA, FCC Release National Broadband Map and Digital Nation Report

Broadband Data, Broadband Mapping, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Mobile Broadband, North America, NTIA, Wireless February 17th, 2011

WASHINGTON February 17, 2011- The National Telecommunications and Information Administration in conjunction with the Federal Communications Commission unveiled the National Broadband Map along with an update to the Digital Nation report this morning. The map is available at http://www.broadbandmap.gov/.

The map is the result of over 2 years of work and $350 million government funding. All 50 states, the District of Columbia and 5 territories provided the NTIA with data. The map brings together 25 million pieces of data to provide consumers, policy makers and business with an accurate picture of broadband deployment and availability. Over 1600 unique internet service providers were identified.

Experts Debate FCC Chairman’s ‘Third Way’ Proposal

National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality June 11th, 2010

WAsHINGTON, June 11, 2010 —The first panel of the Pike and Fischer Broadband Policy Summit VI was on the regulatory outlook. With the recent announcement of the FCC to reclassify broadband under the so-called “Third Way,” the business community has become wary of the actions which the Federal Communications Commission could take.

NARUC Applauds FCC Decision on Broadband Data Collection

Broadband Data, FCC, States April 27th, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2010 – The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners is applauding a decision that no Federal Communications Commission ruling preempts states from collecting broadband data.

Broadband Breakfast Club on Collecting and Using Data Now Online

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband TV, FCC, National Broadband Plan February 11th, 2010

WASHINGTON, February 11, 2010 – Broadband Census News LLC on Thursday released, for FREE, the full-length video of the Broadband Breakfast Club event on February 9, 2010: “Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan: Collecting and Using Broadband Data.”

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