Posts Tagged ‘Carnegie Mellon University’

Economists Say Network Neutrality Regulation Would Harm Consumers

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality April 12th, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2010 – A group of well-known economists has determined that the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed network neutrality regulations would harm consumer welfare.

Panelists: Information-Sharing to Solve Cyber-Security Woes Still Lacking

FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan October 6th, 2009

WASHINGTON, September 30, 2009 – Federal Communications Commissioner Meredith Atwell Baker said at the agency’s workshop on September 30 that security is the most important challenge facing the communications sector. “I think it’s really important we get this right, because if this is the part we get wrong, all the rest is for naught.”

Balancing Consumer Choice in the Information Privacy Debate

Broadband's Impact July 25th, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2009 – Advertisers need to consider consumers’ right to privacy when they collect information on individual internet consumers, a panel of academics, non-profits and industry officials agreed on Friday.

House Defers to Senate Broadband Data Bill; Final Bill Deletes Funding and National Map

Broadband Data October 7th, 2008

WASHINGTON, October 7 – Congress last week passed legislation, the “Broadband Data Improvement Act,” that seeks better information about high-speed internet connections but cuts all authorization of funds – an amount that had totaled $40 million for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012 in the Senate Commerce Committee version of the legislation.

Agenda for Broadband Census for America Conference on September 26, 2008

Press Releases September 8th, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2008 – Many of the nation’s foremost broadband policy-makers and experts will analyze and discuss best practices for improving the collection and sharing of public data about high-speed internet access at the Broadband Census for America Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday, September 26, 2008.

BroadbandCensus.com Joins with One Web Day: Learn About Your Internet Options and Take the Census

Expert Opinion August 19th, 2008

WASHINGTON, August 19 – BroadbandCensus.com is pleased to support One Web Day on September 22, 2008. We join with One Web Day in helping you learn about your internet options and take the broadband census. Doing so will allow all of us to better understand the true state of broadband competition in our communities, our states, our country and our world.

A Debate About Data Confidentiality and the Forthcoming 'Broadband Census for America'

Expert Opinion August 8th, 2008

WASHINGTON, August 8 – Data about the names of broadband carriers and the locations in which they offer services, by ZIP code, is not confidential information. Data about the number of subscribers that carriers have in a particular ZIP code may well be confidential.

Announcing a Half-Day Conference About Universal Broadband Data on September 26, 2008

Press Releases August 7th, 2008

Save the Date Announcement WASHINGTON, August 7, 2008 – BroadbandCensus.com, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Texas at Austin’s Robert S. Strauss Center, and the Virginia Tech eCorridors Program invite government officials, academic researchers and other key stakeholders to a half-day conference on collecting and sharing public data about high-speed internet access.

Telecom and Transportation Should Be Focus of Infrastructure Investments, Says Think Tank

Broadband Stimulus July 28th, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 28 – By combining better public information, market mechanisms and smarter systems of subsidization, the government can play a positive role in funding infrastructure investments in telecommunications, according to three reports released Friday by the Brookings Institution.

AT&T Lobbyist Says Telecom Company to Alter High-Speed Advertising

Broadband Data July 23rd, 2008

July 22 – A senior AT&T lobbyist said that his company would alter the way that it advertises its high-speed internet tiers, and hinted that the telecommunication giant would soon move to usage-based billing.

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