Posts Tagged ‘Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission’

The Scoop on NARUC: From Washington to Main Street, Broadband Questions Remain

Broadband Stimulus, States November 18th, 2009

CHICAGO, November 18, 2009 – One striking sentiment dominated this week’s convention of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners: The federal government remains on nearly as steep a learning curve on crafting the future of broadband as many state agencies, and the best work ahead will likely get done when public and private concerns team up.

“Of course more needs to be done, and they’re still learning [in Washington] how to reliably and effectively get the funds out,” said David Svanda of Svanda Consulting in Clarksville, Md., and a past president of NARUC.

Indiana's Larry Landis: Mapping Provides a Guide for Broadband Policy

States October 22nd, 2008

October 22 – In an interview with, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commissioner Larry Landis reflected on the value of various efforts to obtain broadband data. He also made reference to his earlier work in the private sector, and the impact that high-technology tools can have on such efforts.

Regulators, Officials Debate Need for National Broadband Policy, Fund

Broadband Data October 7th, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 26 – A national broadband infrastructure fund should include the involvement of state regulators and focus not only on the extension of broadband service into unserved areas, but also on the adoption rate of broadband service by consumers, according to California Public Utilities Commissioner Rachelle Chong.

Agenda for Broadband Census for America Conference on September 26, 2008

Press Releases September 8th, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2008 – Many of the nation’s foremost broadband policy-makers and experts will analyze and discuss best practices for improving the collection and sharing of public data about high-speed internet access at the Broadband Census for America Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday, September 26, 2008.

Questions about Broadband Data Swirl at Broadband Policy Summit

Broadband Data June 15th, 2008

June 12 – Questions about the availability and detail of broadband data featured prominently in presentations and in discussions at Thursday’s sessions of Broadband Policy Summit IV.

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