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.