Profiles of Prospective Candidates to be FCC Chairman: Larry Strickling and Jessica Rosenworcel
Broadband's Impact, Congress, FCC, People, Wireless
April 4th, 2013
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013 - This week BroadbandBreakfast.com continues its series of profiles of many of the top prospective candidates that might be selected to serve as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Julius Genachowski, the 29th chairman, on Friday announced on March 22, that he would step down within a few weeks. Larry Strickling, currently […]
Trade Groups Urge Senate to Fully Fund Broadband
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service, States
July 15th, 2010
WASHINGTON July 15, 2010- The National Association of Telecommunications and Advisors (NATOA) and the National Association of Counties have sent a letter to Senators Reid, Durbin, Inouye, Rockefeller and Kerry urging them to prevent the House from rescinding broadband funding.
FCC Chairman Responds to Senators Questions on Broadband
Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, Wireless
July 8th, 2010
WASHINGTON, July 8, 2010 – The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission responded to senators’ questions generated after he testified before them in April on the National Broadband Plan and other issues. Genachowki had appeared before the Senate Commerce Committee on April 14 and 64 pages of follow-up questions covered everything from reallocation of spectrum to coverage of Native American lands and Hawaii.
BroadbandCensus.com Presentation at Federal Communication Commission Broadband Summit
November 6th, 2008
SAN JOSE, November 6 – Below is the Power Point Presentation made by Drew Clark, Executive Director, BroadbandCensus.com, at the Federal Communications Commission-National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioner’s Joint Summit: Connecting America.
Senate Committee Seeks Faster Internet and More Broadband Data
September 16th, 2008
WASHINGTON, September 16 – Senators on the Commerce Committee on Tuesday promoted the benefits of high-speed internet access and called for the passage of measures designed to provide more public information about broadband, and more broadband connectivity.
Want Better Broadband in America? Take the Broadband Census!
July 15th, 2008
Commentary WASHINGTON, July 15 – Most Americans who have high-speed Internet can’t imagine life without broadband. How could you connect to the Internet of today without it? In today’s world, broadband is as basic as running water and electricity. And yet the U.S. is falling behind globally.
CWA Blog Claims Credit for FCC Data Order, But Ignores Local Company Data
June 24th, 2008
June 24 – Communications Workers of America has claimed credit for the Federal Communications Commission’s recent order requiring broadband companies to provide the FCC with more information — but it has ignored the fact that consumers won’t be able to make use of this information.
FCC Releases Broadband Data Order For Census-Tract Data
June 16th, 2008
June 15 – In an effort to increase the data that the Federal Communications Commission has available as it designs broadband policies, on Thursday the FCC ordered broadband providers to provide the agency with more detailed information.