Posts Tagged ‘cloud computing’

Panel Analyzes Benefits and Challenges of Cloud Computing for Government Agencies

Broadband's Impact, Congress, Cybersecurity, House of Representatives, Privacy July 12th, 2013

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2013 – A panel of experts discussed the potential for the use of cloud computing by federal agencies at an event held by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation on Wednesday morning. The security of cloud computing was a primary concern for many of the panelists. Matt Wood, General Manager of Data […]

Greater Use of Cloud Computing Increases Broadband Dependence

Broadband Updates, Wireless December 2nd, 2010

LONDON, December 2, 2010 – The proliferation of cloud computing is increasing the dependence of both consumers and businesses on broadband access.

With Broadband Growth, Do Country Leaders Have Their Heads in the Clouds?

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Europe, International July 26th, 2010

LONDON, July 26, 2010 – With the world moving toward cloud computing where services and data are delivered over broadband networks, many experts are concerned that countries are setting minimum bandwidth limits too low for future participation in the global economy.

‘National Purposes’ Aspect of National Broadband Plan Aims For Bold Actions Without Much Spending

Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Privacy, Smart Grid, Transparency March 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2010 – Blair Levin, head of the Federal Communications Commission’s national broadband plan and the “national purposes” team at the agency previewed key points from the upcoming national broadband plan.

The object of the plan, they said, is not just to expand broadband networks, but to enable the creation of applications and innovations built upon that network. The six primary objective areas presented were healthcare, education, energy, civic engagement, economic expansion, and public safety.

Promoting the Use of the Internet by Seniors in Public Housing

Broadband Stimulus, Expert Opinion, NTIA July 26th, 2009

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 26, 2009 – Every public housing authority in the United States should apply for stimulus funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to set up a program to promote the benefits and use of the Internet for its senior housing residents. The goal should be to make the case for the practical benefits of broadband and the Internet sufficiently compelling so that seniors would want a computer and internet connection in their individual units.

Rural Mobile Group Pushes 'Bill of Rights' for Broadband Users

Universal Service March 25th, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2009 – A consortium of broadband interest groups calling itself the Rural Mobile Broadband Alliance (RuMBA) USA, on Wednesday announced its “Broadband Bill of Rights.”

Google CEO Says the Future Belongs to 'Cloud Computing'

Broadband's Impact June 9th, 2008

High-speed Internet connections, social networks, and “cloud computing” make it possible to “live a lot of your lives online,” said Google CEO Eric Schmidt.

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