Posts Tagged ‘Estonia broadband’

Open Access Rules Touted as Prescription For Low U.S. Broadband Rank

Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality November 19th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 19, 2009 – The United States has lost a lot of ground concerning internet expansion, adoption and affordability – ranking below the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Korea – according to experts at a telecom conference on Thursday.

Additionally, said Debra Lathen, board member of British Telecom, the U.S. is plagued by battles over efforts to intrude upon network neutrality. That is not the case in the United Kingdom, she said. Such a problem does not exist in England.

White House Official Kicks Off Broadband Stimulus Town Hall Webcast, Decries U.S Networks as Inadequate

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA June 6th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2009 – Because today’s broadband networks are inadequate, the government needs to play a role in helping bridge the high-speed internet divide, Jim Kohlenberger, Chief of Staff in the White House’s Office of Science and Technology said Thursday.

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