Posts Tagged ‘health care’

An Organized Broadband System at the State Level

Broadband Stimulus, Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan, Wireless April 8th, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2010 – The elements of an organized broadband system at the state level will vary depending upon geographic and economic characteristics. Urban and more populous areas will require middle-mile infrastructure to serve larger institutions, while existing last mile coverage may be adequate. Secondary and rural markets may require less extensive institutional capacity, while last mile coverage remains unacceptable.

Senators Will Scrutinize Comcast-NBC Deal After Health Care and Climate Change

Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality December 8th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 8, 2009 – Legislation dealing with the health care system and the upcoming climate change summit in Copenhagen are only providing executives at Comcast and NBC-Universal a brief respite from oversight on their proposed merger, senators said on Tuesday.

Leading by Example, FCC Seeks to Enourage Broadband for People with Disabilities

Broadband's Impact November 5th, 2009

WASHINGTON, October 20, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission needs to lead by example in making broadband options to people with disabilities, said members of a panel speaking at an October 20, 2009, workshop on high-speed internet. The technology can enable services such as teacher training and distance learning – and make other services efficient and cheap to access.

'Father of Telemedicine' to Speak at Broadband Breakfast Club on October 13

Broadband Calendar October 7th, 2009

WASHINGTON, October 7, 2009 – announced the panelists for the next Broadband Breakfast Club, “Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan: Health Care,” on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, at 8 a.m.

FCC Moving 'Full Speed Ahead' on Broadband Plan, Says Copps

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA May 20th, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2009 – Though confirmation proceedings for his successor remain postponed, Acting Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Copps (D) isn’t slowing down in the drive to achieving one of his long-standing goals: a national broadband strategy for the United States.

Baller: McCain and Obama Should Issue Joint Statement on Broadband

FCC, National Broadband Plan June 24th, 2008

WASHINGTON, June 23 – Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama should issue a statement underscoring the importance of broadband in the United States, said one proponent of a national broadband strategy.

Net Neutrality Disagreement Between Two Former FCC Chairmen

Net Neutrality June 10th, 2008

Network Neutrality was the key sticking point in a Tuesday presidential debate, by proxy, between two former chairmen of the Federal Communications Commission chairmen: Reed Hundt and Michael Powell.

McCain Proposes Technology Tax Credit for Small Business

Broadband's Impact June 10th, 2008

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain said Tuesday that he would propose and sign into law measures to permit the tax deductibility of new information technology equipment.

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