Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Verizon Chief, on Brink of LTE and FiOS Deployment, Calls for ‘Powerful Answers’ on Broadband

Broadband's Impact, CES2013, Education, Health, Mobile Broadband January 9th, 2013

LAS VEGAS, January 9, 2013 – Broadband is now so thoroughly integrated within electronic devices, and broadband providers have done so much to advance faster internet connectivity, that now has become the time to apply broadband to solve society’s toughest problems: health care, educational improvement, and environmental sustainability. That was the message that the CEO […]

Federal Communications Commission Moves Into Energy And Environment

FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan, Smart Grid November 23rd, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 23, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission plans to hold a field hearing on energy and environmental issues this month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The hearing, which will take place on November 30, will focus “on how broadband can help the nation achieve its energy and environmental goals, including energy independence, greenhouse gas emissions reductions and clean energy generation.”

November Broadband Breakfast Club on the Environment and Telecommuting

Broadband Calendar November 2nd, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 2, 2009 – announced the panelists for the next Broadband Breakfast Club, “Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan: The Environment,” on Tuesday, November 10 2009, at 8 a.m. The panelists will consider: How environmentally friendly a technology is broadband? What’s keeping telecommuting from being more widely adopted as a technology? What are the other “green” benefits of broadband communication, and how can the National Broadband Plan best encourage them?

Verizon, Cisco and GridPoint Tout Green Credentials at Progressive Hill Briefing

Smart Grid July 10th, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 9 – Three technology and telecommunications companies pressed their case Wednesday on Capitol Hill for better and more accessible broadband in order to promote energy conservation and a “green economy.”

Baller: McCain and Obama Should Issue Joint Statement on Broadband

FCC, National Broadband Plan June 24th, 2008

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.

Net Neutrality Disagreement Between Two Former FCC Chairmen

Net Neutrality June 10th, 2008

Network Neutrality was the key sticking point in a Tuesday presidential debate, by proxy, between two former chairmen of the Federal Communications Commission chairmen: Reed Hundt and Michael Powell.

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