Blair Levin, Plus Officials from South Korea, U.K., Follow Top Canadian Telecom Official at May 18 Event
Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact, International
May 12th, 2010
WASHINGTON, May 12, 2010 – Blair Levin, the former Executive Director of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the Federal Communications Commission, will join the panel at the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, May 18. He will be a panel with Young K. Noh, Minister-Counselor of the Korean Embassy, and Robin Twyman, First Secretary at the British Embassy, on the subject of “International Reactions to the U.S. National Broadband Plan.”
All three speakers follow Pamela Miller, Director General of the Telecommunications Policy Branch, Industry Canada, and the top telecom regulator from the country — the keynote speaker for the event.
OECD Releases Latest Broadband Statistics
Broadband Data, Broadband Updates
December 11th, 2009
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2009 – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development updated its broadband statistics Friday to reflect that the number of broadband subscribers in OECD member states increased by 10 percent from June 2008 to June 2009.
Speakers Want Open Internet Access Around The World
November 22nd, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 22, 2009 – Speakers at a telecommunications law conference held last week touched on the importance of having unfiltered access to the Internet around the world.
“The freedom of speech implies a freedom of access,” said Jeremie Zimmermann, co-founder of La Quadrature Du Net. “This is a form of participating in politics and with other citizens,” he continued at the second annual University of Nebraska College of Law’s Space and Telecom Law Conference held in Washington on Thursday.
U.S. Remains Largest Broadband Market Worldwide, Halts Slide in OECD Rankings
May 21st, 2009
May 21, 2009 – A December 2008 study released Wednesday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shows the United States, already the largest consumer of broadband in the world, appears to be halting its recent slide in international broadband penetration rankings.