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Uncertainty Over Net Neutrality Makes it the ‘Black Hole’ of Telecom Policy

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WASHINGTON, September 22, 2010 – BroadbandBreakfast.com on Wednesday released the video, for free, of the first Broadband Breakfast Club event of the monthly event foum’s third season, on the issue of net neutrality and broadband regulation.

The panelists at the event, “Title I, Title II: How Should Broadband Be Classified?” included a medley of almost all conceivable views about broadband regulation.

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Empiris Joins Multitude of Industry Groups in Anti-Berkman Chorus

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WASHINGTON, November 17, 2009 – The consulting firm Empiris LLC joined a host of cable and phone broadband network related entities on Tuesday when it slammed a recent study from Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society on broadband policy.

In July the Federal Communications Commission commissioned the Berkman Center to review the existing literature and studies on broadband deployment and usage throughout the world to inform the FCC’s development of a National Broadband Plan. The FCC is sought public comment on the study through November 16.

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U.S. Broadband Coalition Working Group Urges Federal Involvement to Stimulate Adoption

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WASHINGTON, November 16, 2009 – A working group of the non-profit U.S. Broadband Coalition on Friday released a report in which the group called for the federal government to “play an active role in stimulating adoption and use of advanced broadband connections.”

The group, one of six committees of the U.S. Broadband Coalition – which had gathered more than 160 organizations to push for a national broadband strategy – presented its finding at the Federal Communications Commission, after introductory remarks by Blair Levin, director of the FCC’s national broadband plan.

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U.S. Broadband Coalition Releases Report on Broadband Strategy, Bringing 160 Organizations Together

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WASHINGTON, September 24, 2009 – A national broadband strategy must take steps to stimulate adoption and use of technology at a variety of levels, said a report by the U.S. Broadband Coalition, which presented the report at the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday.

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Execs, Experts Say Broadband Policies Must Balance Competition, Access

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ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2009 – Broadband policies must adapt to ensure both competition and quality service for all consumers, a group of industry executives and policy experts said Thursday during at the Pike and Fischer Broadband Policy Summit.

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U.S. Broadband Ranking Needs Qualification, Experts Agree

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WASHINGTON, June 5, 2009 – With Broadband being a keystone aspect of President Obama’s economic policies, it is important to understand where America’s broadband deployment and adoption rates stand internationally, a panel of experts agreed on Friday.

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