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Pew Center on the States Highlights Importance of State Agencies in Broadband

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WASHINGTON June 30, 2010-The Pew Center on the States has just released a report on the importance of state government involvement in broadband. In essence the report aims to show the varied efforts that the states are making to expand broadband. Additionally they give a brief explanation of why the national purposes set out by the National Broadband Plan are important.

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‘Broadband Census for America’ United Scholars and State Officials

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WASHINGTON – September 29, 2009 – From the beginning, BroadbandCensus.com has aimed at providing academics, consumers, government officials and industry with the high-quality data needed about the state of broadband throughout the country.

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Agenda for Broadband Census for America Conference on September 26, 2008

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WASHINGTON, September 8, 2008 – Many of the nation’s foremost broadband policy-makers and experts will analyze and discuss best practices for improving the collection and sharing of public data about high-speed internet access at the Broadband Census for America Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday, September 26, 2008.

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First in Broadband Mapping, North Carolina's e-NC Now Wants Faster Speeds

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August 22 – In taking an inventory of North Carolina’s broadband assets, and in its push to stimulate high-speed internet investment and adoption, the e-NC Authority is arguably the most advanced effort of its kind in the nation. Long before the current wave of interest in broadband data, North Carolina state officials were at the forefront of broadband mapping and data.

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Federal Communications Commission Data on Broadband in North Carolina

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August 22 – Unexplained discrepancies in the Federal Communications Commission’s data on broadband availability about North Carolina mar their reliability, according to a June 2008 report commissioned by the e-NC Authority.

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Europe and Asia are 'Cleaning Our Clock' on Broadband, Says Report Author

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WASHINGTON, July 10 – The lack of a cohesive national broadband policy in the United States is hampering the nation’s ability to deploy high-speed broadband, attorney James Baller said Thursday at the Alliance for Community Media conference here.

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Baller: McCain and Obama Should Issue Joint Statement on Broadband

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WASHINGTON, June 23 – Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama should issue a statement underscoring the importance of broadband in the United States, said one proponent of a national broadband strategy.

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