FCC Seeks One-Month Extension for National Broadband PlanBroadband Updates, National Broadband Plan January 8th, 2010
WASHINGTON, January 8, 2010 – With just over 30 days until the unveiling of the national broadband plan, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has asked congress for more time. In a letter (PDF) to the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, he says that the creation of the plan is one of the largest undertakings the FCC has ever tried. He said that the FCC needs more time to get more information from the public. The extension is a short one; with a new due date of March 17.