Posts Tagged ‘House’

To Comcast-NBCU CEO’s: Consistency in Message to Regulators a Must

Expert Opinion, Transparency February 6th, 2010

Recent hearings before the House on the proposed merger between Comcast and NBCU drew both accolades and skepticism for regulators on Feb 4, 2010. The skepticism seemed to come from what was perceived as inconsistencies in previous statements by CEO’s Roberts and Zucker from what was being purported in the public meeting.

Broadband Infrastructure Investments Need Transparency, Says

Expert Opinion February 10th, 2009

WASHINGTON, February 9, 2009 – In a guest op-ed in Ars Technica, the founder and executive director of cautions that the broadband infrastructure investments planned as part of the economic stimulus package need transparency if they’re to be effective.

New Senate Compromise on Stimulus Legislation Has $7.1 Billion for Broadband

Broadband Stimulus February 9th, 2009

WASHINGTON, February 9, 2009 – A late-Friday agreement among senators negotiating the fiscal stimulus legislation allocates $6.65 billion to broadband investments, $350 million to broadband mapping, and $100 million to distance learning and telemedicine grants and loans.

House Passes Telework Improvement Act Unanimously

Broadband's Impact June 3rd, 2008

The House on Tuesday unanimously passed H.R. 4106, a bill designed to promote broadband use in the home by allowing federal employees to work from home at least one day a week.

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