Former Miami Mayor Heads to Alliance for Digital Equality
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, States
January 14th, 2010
ATLANTA, Ga., January 14, 2010 – Former Miami Mayor Manuel Diaz on Monday was elected vice chairman of the Alliance for Digital Equality.
“Due to his extensive experience on broadband related issues facing the unserved and underserved, Manny will be a tremendous asset in advocating on a variety of policy and economic issues for America’s low income citizens,” Alliance Chairman Julius Hollis said.
Broadband Speeds Matter Just as Much as Internet Access, Say New Yorkers
National Broadband Plan, Premium Content, States
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.