Rural Telecommunications Congress Videos and Presentations PostedBroadband's Impact, States, Universal Service May 18th, 2015
AUSTIN, May 18, 2015 – The Rural Telecommunications Congress posted the entire video and presentations made at the recent Rural Telecommunications Congress held here last month at the Broadband Communities Summit.
The original link to the sessions is at http://www.ruraltelecon.org/2015-rtc-bbc-summit.html
2015 RTC Program Agenda and Session Content
From the first community technology center (1980), the first community network (1986), to the first open gov/data initiative (1989), this presentation explores the history, themes, and future of our work.
Moderator: Jane Patterson – RTC President; President, The View Forward
Speaker: Anne Neville – Director, NTIA State Broadband Initiative, U.S. Department of Commerce
Rural Telecommunications Congress Elects New Slate of Officers: Drew Clark as Incoming President; Jane Smith Patterson as Immediate Past PresidentPress Releases, Rural Utilities Service, Universal Service April 16th, 2015
AUSTIN, April 16, 2015 – The board of the directors of the Rural Telecommunications Congress voted here on Wednesday to elect a new slate of officers to lead the organization, building upon its work over the last several years.
At its annual meeting held jointly with the Broadband Communities Summit here, the Rural Telecommunications Congress unanimously approved as new officers:
- Drew Clark, President
- Jason Whittet, Vice President
- Frank Odasz, Secretary
- Eric Ogle, Treasurer
- Jane Smith Patterson, Immediate Past President
“It is a humbling experience to be entrusted with the leadership of an organization with the history and institutional knowledge of the Rural Telecommunications Congress,” said Drew Clark, incoming President. [...]
Better Broadband for Rural America Means Looking Beyond Tradition: Join Us at the Rural Telecommunications Congress TodayEducation, Expert Opinion, Health, Public Safety, Universal Service April 14th, 2015
AUSTIN, April 14, 2015 – The Rural Telecommunications Congress portion of the Broadband Communities Summit opens here Tuesday with a series of conference sessions focused on looking beyond conventional rural telecom.
With a theme of “Connecting Communities Across the Countryside of Rural America,” our conference sessions on Tuesday include a discussion of the State Broadband Initiative and its impact on rural America, and a robust panel on the companies and technologies that will broadband the life-giving broadband to rural America.
The RTC sessions planning for Wednesday including a summary of the lessons learned from successful broadband deployments, “Broadband and the Farm,” and the impact of the internet of things on rural communities — plus important insight on telemedicine-based health and education programs. [...]
Experts Discuss National Broadband Plan at the Broadband Breakfast ClubBroadband Data, Broadband Plan Commentary, Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan, Wireless March 17th, 2011
WASHINGTON March 17, 2011 – On the one-year anniversary of the announcement of the National Broadband Plan, Broadband Breakfast gathered key industry experts to offer criticism and discuss the government’s implementation of the plan.
BroadbandBreakfast.com Again on Leading Edge of Debate About National Broadband PlanBroadband Calendar, Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan, Wireless March 11th, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2011 – The internet and intellectual property policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will hold its March 2011 Broadband Breakfast Club event, “The National Broadband Plan: A One-Year Update” on Tuesday, March 15th, 2011.
In hosting the event, BroadbandBreakfast.com continues its tradition of being on the leading edge of the broadband and intellectual property debates by identifying and zeroing in on the key issues of debate and dialogue in Washington.