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 BroadbandCensus.com
February 10th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 9, 2009 – In a guest op-ed in Ars Technica, the founder and executive director of BroadbandCensus.com 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
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
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.