Minority Groups Band Together to Obtain BTOP Funds
June 16th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2010 – The Broadband Opportunity Coalition, a new coalition of civil rights organizations, announced a plan to promote Broadband adoption and literacy among minority and disadvantaged communities. The coalition was formed in response to encouragement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) for groups to coalesce around shared goals.
Adoption is Key for Minority Groups Focusing on Broadband Expansion
Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan
July 21st, 2009
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2009 – The coordinator of the national broadband plan at the Federal Communications Commission, Blair Levin said Monday he is less optimistic about the broadband efforts than he was when he accepted the job.
Broadband Growth Not So Bad
Broadband's Impact, Premium Content
June 22nd, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2009 – Last week the Pew Internet & American Life Project released its eagerly-awaited report about broadband penetration. To nearly everyone’s surprise, in light of the current recession, the percentage of homes with access to high-speed internet access continued to rise.