Economic Policy Institute Debates AT&T T-Mobile Merger
Broadband's Impact, Media ownership
June 29th, 2011
WASHINGTON June 29, 2011-The Economic Policy Institute gathered leading industry experts for a panel on Tuesday to debate the impending merger between AT&T and T-Mobile.
At the end of March, AT&T announced plans to purchase T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion. The merger has garnered a great deal of controversy because it would create the nation’s largest mobile provider.
May Broadband Breakfast Explores AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
Broadband TV, FCC, Mobile Broadband, Net Neutrality, Spectrum, Wireless
May 19th, 2011
WASHINGTON May 18, 2011 – Broadband Breakfast gathered former Federal Communications Commission and Department of Justice officials along with leading industry experts to explore how the government will scrutinize the AT&T T-Mobile merger.
Will the FCC or the Justice Department Be Tougher on the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger? from Broadband Breakfast on Vimeo.
TechNet Hosts First Broadband Map Research Meeting
Broadband Data, NTIA
March 24th, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 – The bipartisan technology policy group TechNet gathered government officials and leading broadband scholars Tuesday to present the first set of academic research using data from the national broadband map.
At Monday's NTIA/RUS Open Meeting, A Debate About Eligibility for Funds
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 16th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2009 – The detailed-oriented open meetings to consider the structure for deploying the federal government’s $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus funds began on Monday morning with five presentations about which sorts of private-sector entities should be eligible for the grants.
Proprietary Data Cited as Challenge for Broadband Mapping
October 7th, 2008
WASHINGTON, September 26 – State and federal government programs to develop maps of broadband service availability at a granular level must overcome objections by carriers to revealing what they view as proprietary information, although carriers may actually find the resulting maps beneficial, panelists at the Broadband Census for America Conference said today.
Broadband Census for America Conference: About Our Experts
September 24th, 2008
The Broadband Census for America Conference welcomes the nation’s foremost broadband policy-makers and experts on broadband data collection, distribution and mapping. Here are brief biographies on all the conference speakers and panelists as well as key resources to better inform those attending and participating in the Broadband Census for America Conference 2008.