Obama Administration Continues Follow-through on Broadband Infrastructure Executive Order
Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA
September 18th, 2013
WASHINGTON, September 18, 2013 – Demonstrating a thoroughness in following through on its broadband policy initiatives, the Obama administration on Monday highlighted the launch of several new broadband tracking tools. These tools including interactive asset maps, a web-based dashboard focusing on access to rights of way, and a series of best practices for “dig once” […]
National Broadband Plan: A Look at Chapter 6 and Infrastructure
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, States
April 23rd, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2010 – Chapter Six of the National Broadband Plan tackles one of the most basic issues with broadband expansion by focusing on infrastructure. This chapter deals with the physical act of laying cables and erecting antennae.
DOT, FCC Partner to Curb Distracted Driving
Broadband Updates, FCC, National Broadband Plan
November 4th, 2009
The Federal Communications Commission and U.S. Department of Transportation will team up in an effort to reduce the incidence of distracted driving — the use of mobile e-mail and text messaging devices by drivers while vehicles are in motion. The heads of both agencies announced the partnership on Wednesday while testifying during a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.