Obama Administration Continues Follow-through on Broadband Infrastructure Executive Order
Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA
September 18th, 2013
WASHINGTON, September 18, 2013 – Demonstrating a thoroughness in following through on its broadband policy initiatives, the Obama administration on Monday highlighted the launch of several new broadband tracking tools. These tools including interactive asset maps, a web-based dashboard focusing on access to rights of way, and a series of best practices for “dig once” […]
LTE Growing Faster Than Ever
Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, International, Mobile Broadband, Tribal Broadband, Wireless
January 13th, 2011
Long Term Evolution is growing faster than any other mobile platform in history, according to a recent report from the Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). The GSA report includes both variants of LTE: Time Division Duplex and Frequency Division Duplex. Mobile carriers are developing 128 networks in 52 nations and conducting another 52 trials. TeliaSonera, which […]
Biden Touts Broadband Among Stimulus Funding, Although Nearly No Funds Released
Broadband Stimulus, Broadband Updates, NTIA
October 11th, 2009
Vice President Joe Biden gave an update on Thursday of the grants issued under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, including broadband. Although practically no funds have yet been issued for broadband, the subject was included in the update of programs that are a part of the “president’s overall commitment to a lay a new foundation for economic growth in the 21st century” – together with smart grid, high-speed rail and health information technology.
On Transparency, Advocacy Group Waits for Obama to 'Show Us The Data'
February 17th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 17, 2009 – The new administration of President Barack Obama has a limited window to fulfill its promise of transparency in government, said Center for Democracy & Technology officials.