Gigabit Networks Featured at Kansas City Broadband Conference This Week and Next
Broadband Data, Gigabit Networks
January 12th, 2015
January 12, 2015 – Gigabit Networks will be a featured discussion and two Kansas City- based broadband conference this week and next week. “Gigabit City Summit” will take place in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, January 13 through Thursday, January 15. “The State of Broadband – And the Road Ahead” will take place in Kansas […]
Drew Clark: Cities Crave Gigabit Networks, and Meet on Monday in California to Launch ‘Next Century Cities’
Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion, Fiber, Gigabit Networks, The Innovation Economy
October 17th, 2014
October 17, 2014 – Fiber-optic communication is increasingly being recognized as a new necessity of urban life, with momentum for cities to obtain Gigabit Networks enabled by fiber is growing every week. On Monday, October 20, a new group of cities — called Next Century Cities — launches a “city-to-city collaboration that supports community leaders […]
At Supernova, A Belief That New Networks Foster Invention and Innovation
December 2nd, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO, December 1, 2009 – Digital Age Paul Reveres have been warning the world lately about the impending internet lock-down that they fear will result from the growth in popularity of permission-based development environments such as Apple’s iPhone.
Unlike the World Wide Web where everybody is free to execute their ideas without having to obtain prior permission from an infrastructure provider, Apple requires developers to submit their iPhone applications for approval before they can be offered to the public.
Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Talks Continue Amid Controversy Over Leaked Draft
November 4th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 4, 2009 – While representatives of countries were scheduled to begin meeting today in Seoul, South Korea, to negotiate a confidential international anti-counterfeiting trade agreement, some public interest and consumer groups continue to press for more transparency of the negotiations. On November 3 a number of groups signed a letter addressed to President Obama and carbon copied to other key administration officials calling for greater transparency of the talks.
BroadbandCensus.com: Starting the Ball Rolling on Crowdsourcing
September 22nd, 2009
WASHINGTON, September 22, 2009 – Public and transparent broadband data has now been elevated to the level of a fundamental principle, at least in the Monday speech by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski. But it’s worth reflecting on the time – not so long ago – when the quest to collect this kind of broadband data was an unrealized vision at the losing end of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
First Pitch: Levin’s Engagement Raises Stake for National Broadband Policy
Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Premium Content
June 8th, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2009 – Late Friday afternoon, the Federal Communications Commission announced that Blair Levin, former chief of staff to Clinton FCC Chairman Reed Hundt, will be rejoining the commission “to help coordinate its development of a national broadband plan.”
U.S. Technology Could Thwart Chinese Internet Censorship
June 20th, 2008
June 18 – Technologies exist that allow Chinese internet users to evade government censorship, but their deployment is being thwarted by American companies based in China, panelists said Wednesday at a hearing of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission.