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Fiber to the Library Gets Momentum with Google, NATOA Endorsements

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WASHINGTON, October 1, 2009 – Libraries could serve as platforms for successful use of stimulus funds if existing broadband infrastructure is upgraded to next-generation standards, the Fiber to the Library initiative said Wednesday. The project said that it had received endorsements from Google, the Fiber to the Home project and the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors.

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Fiber-Fed Libraries Can Serve as Agent of Digital Recovery

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WASHINGTON, May 21, 2009 – Extending fiber-optic internet service to public libraries would help increase the demand for super-high-speed internet at home, broadband experts said Thursday.

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Lots of Questions, No Easy Answers on Stimulus Funds at Tech Policy "Town Hall"

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SAN MATEO, CALIF, May 11, 2009 – Familiar faces gathered and familiar arguments on the best way to spend $7.2 billion rang out Monday at the San Mateo Marriott as the 2009 Tech Policy Summit kicked off with a Broadband Innovation mini-conference, with an opening “town hall” on the “state of the stimulus.”

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