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BroadbandBreakfast.com Again on Leading Edge of Debate About National Broadband Plan

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WASHINGTON, March 11, 2011 – The internet and intellectual property policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will hold its March 2011 Broadband Breakfast Club event, “The National Broadband Plan: A One-Year Update” on Tuesday, March 15th, 2011.

In hosting the event, BroadbandBreakfast.com continues its tradition of being on the leading edge of the broadband and intellectual property debates by identifying and zeroing in on the key issues of debate and dialogue in Washington.

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FCC Releases First Draft of National Broadband Plan After Weighing Record

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WASHINGTON, December 17, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday laid out a rough draft of its national broadband plan after weighing through 66,000 pages of written comments, 27 public notices, 100 items posted on its “blogband” web site, and 700 blog comment posted to the record.

But the agency says it is still difficult to answer key questions that must be addressed within two months time, or by February 17, 2010.

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Panelists at FCC Workshop Debate Agency’s Role in Funding Broadband Research

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WASHINGTON, November 25, 2009 – In a workshop held Monday at the Federal Communications Commission, academics and industry leaders outlined their concerns and suggestions about the upcoming national broadband plan. The workshop, organized by the FCC’s national broadband taskforce, sought answers to specific questions about how research funding can propel technology innovation.

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