Posts Tagged ‘Fiber to the Home Council’

FCC Officials Outline Plans for $100 Million in Funding for Rural Broadband Experiments

Broadband's Impact, FCC, Universal Service July 29th, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 – In a webinar on Thursday, July 17, the Fiber to the Home Council hosted a webinar with Federal Communications Commission officials on a $100 million fund for expanding broadband capabilities to rural communities. FCC officials encouraged companies to apply for the funds, but also cautioning them of the heavy commitment. […]

Fiber to the Home Council Webinar on Municipal Broadband Solutions Focuses on Open Access Opportunities

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, Gigabit Networks May 22nd, 2014

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 – In a Wednesday webinar, the Fiber to the Home Council invited broadband planning firm Magellan Advisors to discuss their ways of advising communities seeking to build advance broadband networks. Guest members included Magellan Advisors President John Honkers and Vice President Kyle Hollifeld. They described their firm as a ‘turnkey’ that […]

Broadband Breakfast Club Video on Smart Grid Initiative Plays Up Fiber and Wireless Role for Advanced Energy

Advanced Energy, Broadband TV, FCC, Fiber, Gigabit Networks, NTIA, Privacy, Rural Utilities Service, Smart Grid, Wireless June 28th, 2013

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2013 – The status of the development of the national smart grid and its relationship to broadband buildouts was the center of discussion at the June 2013 Broadband Breakfast Club. The concept of smart grid is a marriage of intelligence and communications, said David Wollman, Deputy Director of the Smart Grid and […]

Panelists Ponder Whether, ‘If We Build It, They Will Come?

Broadband's Impact June 23rd, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2010 – The last panel discussion of the Broadband for America conference discussed the promotion of broadband adoption. Several of the panelists cited the statistic that 37% of the population that has access to the internet does not use it even though approximately 94% of Americans have access of some kind.

Explore 'Technologies That Enable Universal Broadband Connectivity' at Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband Calendar June 5th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2009 – announced the next in its popular series of Washington-based breakfast meetings. The June 9 Broadband Breakfast Club will showcase at least four major broadband industry representatives discussing “Technologies That Enable Universal Broadband Connectivity.”

The Internet: More Than Digital Voice or High-Definition Television

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, NTIA, Weekly Report May 4th, 2009

DALLAS, May 4, 2009 – Broadband is and must be more than better-quality voice signals, higher-definition television, and more digital products bundled together, internet visionary David Isenberg said at the Broadband Properties conference here.

Verizon, Other Fiber Builders Cautiously Optimistic About Broadband Recovery

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA April 27th, 2009

DALLAS, April 27, 2009 – Fiber-optic technology is beginning to hit its stride in the marketplace, with nearly 13 percent of homes in North America now able to access the super high-speed broadband connectivity, aided by a big push by Verizon Communications.

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