FCC to Publish International Broadband Data Report
Broadband Data, FCC, International
July 22nd, 2010
WASHINGTON July 22, 2010- Buried within the recent Broadband Deployment Report was the announcement that the Federal Communications Commission will publish a separate report comparing broadband services in the United States to the rest of the world. Section 1303 requires the commission include an international comparison in the annual report to congress but the commission has decided to separate the international section.
First County to Declare Broadband a Legal Right: Not Finland, but Switzerland
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, Universal Service
October 31st, 2009
October 31, 2009 – Finland made headlines earlier this month in declaring that broadband had become a legal right. While this startled some people, the Finns were not the first people to declare this – the Swiss were. Further, in 2003, at the World Summit on the Information Society, a declaration of principles was drafted and signed by a number of nations around the world, including the United States.