Posts Tagged ‘Broadband Policy Summit VI’

Strickling Touts BTOP at Broadband Policy Summit

Broadband's Impact, NTIA June 11th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2010 —The second day of the Broadband Policy Summit VI sponsored by Pike & Fischer began with Lawrence Strickling’s morning keynote address. Strickling, who is the assistant secretary for Communication and Information in the National Telecommunications and Information Administration focused on the administration’s accomplishments and future goals as they expand broadband access throughout the country.

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.

FCC Commissioner Baker Criticizes Chairman’s Plan

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Mobile Broadband, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality, Wireless June 10th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2010 – Federal Communications Commission member Meredith Baker criticized a regulatory recommendation offered by her agency’s chairman, saying it’s draining resources from dealing with the National Broadband Plan and that it’s not a bipartisan effort.

Edward Lazarus Compares Electricity Expansion to Broadband

FCC, National Broadband Plan June 10th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2010 – At today’s Pike and Fischer Broadband Policy Summit Edward Lazarus, Chief of Staff for the Federal Communications Commission, was the first keynote speaker. Using electricity as an analogous system to broadband he spoke about the need for government action to expand adoption and availability. Lazarus invoked the creation of the Rural Electrification Agency as a possible model for the expansion of broadband.

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