California Emerging Technology Fund Helps Bridge the State’s Digital Divide
Broadband's Impact, Education, Minority, National Broadband Plan, Universal Service
November 19th, 2014
WASHINGTON, November 19, 2014 – Although some believe that the digital divide is not a problem, there are Americans who have not adopted broadband due to the cost or lack of access. Some states have played an active role in getting their citizens online, and one such organization is the California Emerging Technology Fund, which […]
Broadband Roundup: Battle of the Lobbyists, Holding Comcast Accountable and Satellite Reauthorization
Broadband Roundup, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality
July 23rd, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 – Broadband providers are outspending internet search and content firms on lobbying lawmakers and regulators, Recode reported. However, among single companies, Google spent more than any internet provider in both of the past two quarters. ISPs and their trade associations have collectively spent $42.4 million this year. Content creators spent only […]
California Communities Win Broadband Grant
Broadband Stimulus, Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan, NTIA
March 1st, 2010
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2010 – The Commerce Department last week announced a $7.25 million investment to boost economic opportunities in some low-income communities in California.
State and Local Regulators Say 'Relevance' Needed For Successful Broadband Adoption
April 4th, 2009
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2009 – Making broadband applications more relevant in underserved and unserved communities could be a better use of stimulus funds than building infrastructure, a group of state and local regulatory officials Friday at a cable industry show here.
Advocates Seek Accountability in Expenditure of Broadband Stimulus Funds
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 24th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2009 – At the final day of a six-day public forum about the federal government’s $7.2 billion broadband stimulus funding on Tuesday morning, the discussion made a sharp turn toward a focus on oversight and post-award compliance.
Broadband Census Executive Director to Speak at Federal Communications Commission Summit
November 3rd, 2008
WASHINGTON, November 3 – Drew Clark, Editor and Executive Director of BroadbandCensus.com, will speak in Silicon Valley on Thursday, November 6, at the summit on broadband data sponsored by the Federal Communications Commission and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.