Posts Tagged ‘E-Government’

Genachowski: Broadband is the ‘Platform’ for All Forms of Communication

FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality November 23rd, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 23, 2009 – In an interview for C-SPAN’s “The Communicators” series, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski spoke of the national broadband plan that is currently being put together, as well as the short term progress that has happened in relation to broadband.

The broadband “platform,” according to Genachowski, is a platform that everyone takes part in; from communicating with friends and family, to communicating for working purpose. Even now, engaging with the government and its services is done on this platform.

Governors of Illinois and Kansas Winnow State Broadband Stimulus Applications

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, Premium Content October 20th, 2009

October 20, 2009 – The states of Illinois and Kansas on Tuesday released their recommendations for the first round of broadband stimulus funding, with Illinois winnowing 140 applicants for broadband projects to a list of 31 proposed projects, and Kansas narrowing its pool of 85 applicants to 22.

American Library Association to Hold BTOP Webinar, Releases 'Nuts and Bolts' Guide

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, NTIA August 5th, 2009

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2009 – The American Libraries Association will hold its third and final webinar on Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET, before the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) first-round applications are due on Friday, August 14th. This webinar will focus on the “nuts and bolts” of the application process for libraries.

Government Should Promote Broadband Adoption and Focus on the Unserved, Says Cable Chief

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, NTIA March 5th, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2009 – Broadband stimulus funds should be prioritized to unserved areas and encourage greater adoption, National Cable and Telecommunications Association president and CEO Kyle McSlarrow wrote in a Thursday letter to members of Congress.

What Role Does Entertainment, E-government, and Telemedicine Play in Driving Broadband?

Broadband Calendar December 2nd, 2008

WASHINGTON, December 2, 2008 – Officials representing the users of high-speed internet services – particularly in the fields of entertainment, e-government, and telemedicine – will appear at the next monthly event of the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, December 9.

To Make Government More Transparent, 'Embarrass' Federal Agencies

Broadband's Impact July 31st, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 31 – Part of the job of Congress is to “embarrass” federal agencies whose projects are often late and over budget, the chairman of a Senate Homeland Security subcommittee said Thursday.

National Tech Policy: Which Way Forward?

Expert Opinion June 24th, 2008

NEW YORK, June 24 – The Personal Democracy Forum here featured a panel with some of the leading minds on technology policy. Moderator Andrew Rasiej wanted to know: “What would you do as part of a new administration to impact tech policy” on January 21, 2009?

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