Joint Center Convenes Panel to Promote Adoption for Underserved Communities
Broadband's Impact, Minority, Mobile Broadband, Universal Service, Wireless
March 2nd, 2011
WASHINGTON March 2, 2011 – Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies held a panel on Wednesday on how the federal government should promote broadband adoption and access to underserved communities. The panel served as an update the National Broadband Plan, which came out one year ago.
Affluent Minorities Embrace Broadband, But Gap Remains
Broadband Data, Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact
March 1st, 2010
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2010 – Affluent minorities are making big gains in broadband adoption, but lower-income, less educated black and Hispanics are lagging behind, according to a new study.
Joint Center Applauds New Report on Expanding Broadband Adoption
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact
November 18th, 2009
The U.S. Broadband Coalition’s report on increasing broadband adoption and use got a boost on Wednesday as its working group racked up an endorsement from the Joint Center for Political Economic Studies Media and Technology Institute. The working group report presented – but did not endorse – a number of policy options for increasing broadband adoption among minorities.
At Field Hearing on Online Adoption, Commissioner Copps Laments Internet-Only Want Ads
FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan
November 5th, 2009
October 6, 2009 – The Federal Communication Commission hosted a “field hearing” in Charleston, S.C., on October 6, 2009, as part of as part of its series of workshops and testimony in preparing a national broadband plan. One panel at the hearing focused on expanding digital literacy to the elderly, and to those whose professions rely heavily on the Internet.
FCC Broadband Roadtrip to South Carolina
Broadband Updates, FCC, National Broadband Plan
October 5th, 2009
The Federal Communications Commission is going to South Carolina on Monday, October 5, and Tuesday, October 6. Today, Today, the FCC hosts a consumer forum on broadband at Ravenel Community Hall in Ravenal, S.C., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The forum, according to the FCC, the event“ is designed to provide an open dialogue between consumers and government officials in order to develop a more comprehensive and inclusive National Broadband Plan.”
Genachowski, Copps, Address Role of Broadband in Aiding Minority Communities
Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan
September 23rd, 2009
WASHINGTON, September 23, 2009 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski on Tuesday highlighted the importance of a robust broadband network for issues pertaining to security, safety and the provision of healthcare.