Broadband Speeds Matter Just as Much as Internet Access, Say New Yorkers
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December 13th, 2009
NEW YORK, December 13, 2009 – Broadband speeds matter just as much as does internet access, in order to ensure educational, economic and social opportunities for individuals of all incomes and ethnic backgrounds, participants in a community broadband hearing here agreed on Friday.
Policy officials, not-for-profit organizations, small businesses, community-based organizations and others came together Friday for to discuss how New York fits into the national broadband plan currently being developed by the Federal Communications Commission in Washington.
Expert: Telemedicine Could Save $197 Billion, But Only With 'Smart Networks'
October 24th, 2008
WASHINGTON, October 24 – Broadband-enabled improvements to health care could save $197 billion over 25 years, but only if carriers had the incentives and freedom to deploy so-called “smart networks,” according a study financed by AT&T.
New Mexico Infrastructure Report Fails to Incorporate Broadband Access
August 29th, 2008
August 29 – As with other states seeking to promote the availability of high-speed internet access in a broadband-centered world, New Mexico is struggling just to keep up.
Colorado Innovation Council Seeks to Make Good on State's Promise of Better Broadband
August 28th, 2008
August 28 – The state of Colorado likes to see itself as an emerging technology hub. But the dark cloud hanging over the future of Colorado’s technological progress may be its low ranking in broadband availability throughout parts of the heavily rural state.