White House Releases Report on Community-Based Broadband Solutions, Touting Municipal Competition for Gigabit Networks
January 14th, 2015
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2015 – The White House on Tuesday released a report, “Community-Based Broadband Solutions: The Benefits of Competition and Choice for Community Development and Highspeed Internet Access,” seeking to bolster President Obama’s new push for Gigabit Networks. The report states: Affordable, reliable access to high speed broadband is critical to U.S. economic growth […]
White House Supports Growing National Movement of Local Leaders for Gigabit Networks
Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, FCC, Gigabit Networks, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
January 14th, 2015
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2015 – The White House on Tuesday announced efforts to end laws that harm broadband competition, several steps to support a growing national movement of local leaders for Gigabit Networks, plus new federal funding and a new initiative to support community broadband. The announcements came on Tuesday in advance of an anticipated […]
Google Exec: Incumbent Telcos Welcome On Our Gigabit Network
Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
April 22nd, 2010
LAFAYETTE, La., April 22, 2010 – Incumbent communications companies are welcome to set up shop on Google’s experimental super-high speed internet service once it’s up and running, one of the company’s executives said Wednesday during a discussion about rolling out fiber networks.
Freedom to Connect Panelists Hopeful About Prospects for 'Smart Grid'
April 1st, 2009
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 1, 2009 – Panelists speaking at the Freedom to Connect conference here on Tuesday hopefully urged the possibility that electrical “smart grids” could bring utilities into competition with incumbent telecommunications companies.