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Broadband Breakfast Club Featured International Perspectives on U.S. Broadband Plan

Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact, International, National Broadband Plan May 20th, 2010

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2010 – BroadbandBreakfast.com on Thursday released, for FREE, the full-length video of the Broadband Breakfast Club event on May 18, 2010: “International Perspectives on the U.S. National Broadband Plan.”

The event included key industry officials and was moderated by Lynn Stanton, Senior Editor, TR Reports. A keynote speech was provided by Pamela Miller, Director General, Telecommunications Policy Branch, Industry Canada.

Blair Levin, Plus Officials from South Korea, U.K., Follow Top Canadian Telecom Official at May 18 Event

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact, International May 12th, 2010

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2010 – Blair Levin, the former Executive Director of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the Federal Communications Commission, will join the panel at the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, May 18. He will be a panel with Young K. Noh, Minister-Counselor of the Korean Embassy, and Robin Twyman, First Secretary at the British Embassy, on the subject of “International Reactions to the U.S. National Broadband Plan.”

All three speakers follow Pamela Miller, Director General of the Telecommunications Policy Branch, Industry Canada, and the top telecom regulator from the country — the keynote speaker for the event.

FCC Net Neutrality Workshop Examines Importance of Transparency

Broadband Data, FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality, Transparency, Wireless January 21st, 2010

WASHINGTON, January 21, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission in a Tuesday workshop explored consumer choice, user control of their online experience and the importance of transparency.

The agency’s fourth Open Internet Workshop on Consumers, Transparency and the Open Internet focused on the sixth principle of network neutrality – transparency.

NTIA Seeks Access to FCC’s Form 477 Database for Better Broadband Data

Broadband Data November 30th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 30, 2009 – The National Telecommunications and Information Administration last week asked the Federal Communications Commission to release a key database of information about broadband deployment assembled from providers of high-speed internet access.

In a public notice dated Wednesday, November 25, the FCC said it intended to release this database — the Form 477 database — to the NTIA unless it received opposition from the carriers who have provided the broadband data by December 7, 2009.

Balancing Broadband Supply and Demand in Quest to Stoke High-Speed Internet Adoption

Broadband's Impact, FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan November 5th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 5, 2009 – Panelists at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation on Friday agreed that price and digital literacy have created a barrier to broadband demand that can affect more than just broadband adoption.

Telecommunications Policy Research Conference Opens Today at George Mason Law School

Broadband Data, FCC, National Broadband Plan September 25th, 2009

WASHINGTON, September 25, 2009 – The annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, a must-attend event for academics focused on broadband-related topics, begins at Friday at 2 p.m. ET at Geoge Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Va. It is likely to be particularly noteworthy this year.

CWA Publishes State-by-State Download Speeds. How About Carrier-by-Carrier Speeds?

Expert Opinion August 15th, 2008

August 15 – The Communications Workers of America’s Speed Matters blog this week published its state-by-state report on download speeds in the United States. According to the report, the median download speed for the nation was 2.3 Megabits per second, and the report provides state-by-state totals.

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