Should Incumbents or Independents Participate in Broadband Mapping Treasure?
Broadband Data, Expert Opinion
October 12th, 2009
WASHINGTON, October 12, 2009 – Carl Weinschenck, writing in IT Business Edge, speaks about “Broadband Mapping: Treasure for a New Age.” Carl discusses the rash of interest in broadband data and mapping since the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, in February 2009, and highlights the work of several data companies. Among the companies highlighted are Ridgeview Telecom, Connected Nation, and BroadbandCensus.com.
Logged On and Not Locked Out, at Internet for Everyone Event in North Carolina
March 14th, 2009
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, March 14, 2009 – More than 120 people from across North Carolina convened last Saturday here for a “town hall”-style meeting, by InternetforEveryone.org, seeking to raise the profile about the importance of broadband in the lives of everyday citizens. The next town hall is May 14 in Washington, D.C.
Beset by Large Rural Areas, Arizona Aims to Blend Broadband Data Sources
October 15th, 2008
October 15 – Arizona is on the road to a state broadband policy, but officials recognize that “the opportunity for states to use ubiquitous broadband deployment as a competitive differentiator is quickly passing.” The officials are determined to go beyond market forces in their quest for broadband buildout.
Regulators, Officials Debate Need for National Broadband Policy, Fund
October 7th, 2008
WASHINGTON, September 26 – A national broadband infrastructure fund should include the involvement of state regulators and focus not only on the extension of broadband service into unserved areas, but also on the adoption rate of broadband service by consumers, according to California Public Utilities Commissioner Rachelle Chong.