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BroadbandCensus.com Weekly Report July 27th 2009

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2009 - Crunch time has begun for broadband stimulus applications. NTIA and RUS concluded their workshops, including a Friday afternoon webinar on broadband data and mapping, and now must post frequently-asked questions on their broadbandusa.gov portal. The FCC’s national broadband plan is also coming into sharper focus. Keep Reading

Q&A with Anthony Wilhelm of NTIA and Ken Kuchno of RUS

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2009 – Broadband experts all across the county have been dissecting the Notice of Funds Availability released earlier this month by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. As a special benefit to paid subscribers of its Weekly Report, BroadbandCensus.com here publishes an edited transcript of questions posed and answers given at the Broadband Stimulus Town Hall Webcast co-produced by TV Worldwide and BroadbandCensus.com, and which took place on July 9, 2009. Keep Reading

BroadbandCensus.com Weekly Report July 20th 2009

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2009 - Officials at the federal agencies focusing on broadband have begun to address layered and complicated questions pertaining to the $7.2 billion in funds for high-speed internet. Critics are also raising their voices. This week, NTIA and RUS explain themselves at three more workshops, and at NARUC in Seattle. Keep Reading

Week's Links: Julius Genachowski Takes Reins at FCC

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2009 – In a speech on Tuesday to staff at the Federal Communications Commission, new Chairman Julius Genachowski said that “if we…harness the power of communications to confront…challenges” such as the economy, education, health care, and energy, “we will…make a real positive difference in the lives of our children and future generations.” Keep Reading

BroadbandCensus.com Weekly Report July 6th 2009

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2009 - Vice President Joe Biden showcased the importance of broadband in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday as the Commerce Department, Agriculture Department and the FCC officially unveiled the eagerly-awaited broadband stimulus regulations. The rules, in two “Notices of Funds Availability,” prescribe the procedures for more than $7.2 billion. Keep Reading

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