Posts Tagged ‘Community Connect’

National Broadband Plan: A Look at Chapter 8 and Availability

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, States, Universal Service, Wireless May 3rd, 2010

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2010 – Chapter 8 of the National Broadband Plan deals with the fundamental issue of availability. The chapter sets out a very systematic and long-term set of policies intended to expand availability.

Boucher 'Has Some Ideas' on Stimulus Definitions, Looks to Genachowski to Lead on National Plan

Broadband Stimulus, Net Neutrality, NTIA June 18th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2009 – House Energy and Commerce Communications Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., has no plans to influence the Federal Communications Commission’s development of a national broadband plan. But speaking Thursday morning at the Pike and Fischer Broadband Policy Summit here, he made clear his experience representing a rural district informs his ideas on how the FCC should assist the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Rural Utilities Service in defining unserved and underserved markets.

House Chairman Rick Boucher: Private Companies Should Embrace Broadband Stimulus Funds

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, NTIA May 12th, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2009 – The chairman of a House Communications Subcommittee on Tuesday warned against too narrowly defining eligibility limits for grants in dispensing $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus money authorized by Congress.

Rural Utilities Service Outlines Its 'Community Connect' Rules

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, Weekly Report May 4th, 2009

DALLAS, May 4, 2009 – Regulations have not yet been issued regarding the federal government’s program to invest $7.2 billion in broadband networks, but experts inside and outside of government took their best shot at explaining the program’s contours at the Broadband Properties conference here.

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