Posts Tagged ‘Broadband’s Impact’

Connecting Broadband Networks and Applications in NTIA Proposals

Broadband Stimulus, Expert Opinion, NTIA July 19th, 2009

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 19, 2009 – The NTIA’s BTOP program tracks the old NTIA Technology Opportunities Program. There are going to be maximum awards for those applications which attempt to solve multiple policy objectives, on the “biggest bang for the stimulus buck” theory. And states are going to be influential in the evaluation system, to the extent that their prioritization efforts are transparent and fair.

One Web Day Lands New Executive Director; Mitch Kapor as Chairman

Broadband's Impact May 27th, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2009 – With a grant from the Ford Foundation, the non-profit organization One Web Day has brought on board Nathaniel James as the organization’s first full-time, paid staff position since its 2006 founding by Susan Crawford, now an Obama administration official.

What Role Does Entertainment, E-government, and Telemedicine Play in Driving Broadband?

Broadband Calendar December 2nd, 2008

WASHINGTON, December 2, 2008 – Officials representing the users of high-speed internet services – particularly in the fields of entertainment, e-government, and telemedicine – will appear at the next monthly event of the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, December 9.

Corning's Fendley Joins NCTA's McSlarrow and Windhausen to Discuss Government-Funded Broadband

Broadband Calendar November 6th, 2008

WASHINGTON, October 22 – Stan Fendley, the director of legislative and regulatory policy for Corning, Inc., has joined the roster of speakers for BroadbandCensus.com’s next big event: the Tuesday, November 18 meeting of the Broadband Breakfast Club.

Expert: Telemedicine Could Save $197 Billion, But Only With 'Smart Networks'

Broadband's Impact October 24th, 2008

WASHINGTON, October 24 – Broadband-enabled improvements to health care could save $197 billion over 25 years, but only if carriers had the incentives and freedom to deploy so-called “smart networks,” according a study financed by AT&T.

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