In Fundraising Speeches, President Obama Continues to Emphasize Need for Better Broadband
May 22nd, 2013
WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 – In multiple speeches at fundraising events in New York City on May 13, President Barack Obama emphasized the importance of improving and expanding the nation’s broadband networks. Each speech praised the resilience of the American spirit in the face of the recent tragedies in Boston, Massachusetts, and West, Texas. He […]
Senate Hears ‘Consensus Framework’ Proposal and Concerns for Universal Service Reform
Broadband Updates, Rural Utilities Service, Senate, States, Universal Service
October 13th, 2011
Thursday October 13th 2011 – As BroadbandBreakfast.com gears up for our panel on “Bringing Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas: Where is the Progress?” we have been taking some notes on the FCC’s efforts to reform the Universal Service Fund and listened in on Wednesday’s Senate Commerce Hearing on “Universal Service Reform – Bringing Broadband to […]
National Broadband Plan: A Look at Chapter 7 and Research
Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Wireless
April 28th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2010 – Chapter Seven of the national broadband plan is one of the shortest of the entire document, with a primary focus on research and development. The key recommendation that this chapter makes is that Congress needs to fund long-term projects rather than short-term fast moving ones.
At Kickoff of FCC Workshops, Genachowski Calls Broadband ‘Infrastructure Challenge of the Generation’
FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan, Transparency
January 5th, 2010
WASHINGTON, January 5, 2010 – BroadbandBreakfast.com has been actively covering the workshops of the Federal Communications Commission as the agency prepares its national broadband plan. We have covered all of the workshops since late August. In preparation for assembling the complete collection of articles, BroadbandBreakfast.com reporters are returning to the beginning of the workshops, on August 6, 2009. To see the complete collection of articles, click on http://broadbandbreakfast.com/category/fcc-workshops.
BroadbandCensus.com Posts NTIA/RUS Broadband Infrastructure Application
Broadband Stimulus, Documents, NTIA
July 8th, 2009
WASHINGTON, July 8, 2009 – One week after the release of the two Notices of Funds Availability for broadband stimulus grants, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration had not posted the online applications as of 5:15 p.m. ET, although they were promised on July 7, 2009.
NTIA, Agriculture and FCC Officials Detail Broadband Stimulus Funding Programs
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 11th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2009 – President Obama’s commitment to using federal funds for improving broadband deployment inched closer to reality Tuesday as the federal agencies responsible for implementing stimulus funding urged creativity and speed in submitting applications for grants.
Indiana's Larry Landis: Mapping Provides a Guide for Broadband Policy
October 22nd, 2008
October 22 – In an interview with BroadbandCensus.com, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commissioner Larry Landis reflected on the value of various efforts to obtain broadband data. He also made reference to his earlier work in the private sector, and the impact that high-technology tools can have on such efforts.