Broadband Breakfast Club Webinar on Fiber-Optic Networks in Seattle and in Chicago: What’s the Future for Gigabit Networks?
January 9th, 2014
SEATTLE and CHICAGO, January 9, 2014 – The City of Seattle has parted ways with Gigabit Squared, the private company tasked by the city with building a fiber-optic infrastructure in the city. In Wednesday statement of the web site of City Mayor Ed Murray, the city declared: The City is now at a crossroads and […]
Thought of the Day: Saving Net Neutrality Through an Anti-Competition-Based Approach
November 14th, 2013
With growing concern by some advocates of network neutrality that the D.C. Circuit is about to side with Verizon Communications, and against the Federal Communications Commission, on the agency’s open internet rules, the search is on to find another way to legislatively mandate openness. Over at GigaOm, Paul Sweating is touting the new measure by […]
Will Consumer-Friendly Smart Meters Pave the Way to Smart Grid Adoption?
Broadband Data, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Press Releases, Smart Grid
November 14th, 2011
November 14, 2011 – When the Federal Communications Commission identified six concrete goals in the national broadband plan, the one specific application highlighted by the agency was energy consumption: “To ensure that America leads in the clean energy economy, every American should be able to use broadband to track and manage their real-time energy consumption.”
This goal – tracking and managing energy consumption – is right at the intersection of two trends that will be explored at the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, November 15: “The Smart Grid and Broadband.” Click here to register for this event.