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New America Foundation, Google Present International Broadband Map

Broadband Data, Broadband Mapping, FCC, International, NTIA March 23rd, 2011

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 – The New America Foundation and Google gathered government officials Wednesday to present an overview of the organizations’ website that gathers, compiles and maps international broadband connection speed data.

The site, Measurement Lab, provides the broadband data for researchers. The site is a collaborative venture between Google, the New America Foundation and the academic consortium PlanetLab.

FCC Launches Data Initiative and Names Its First Chief Data Officer

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, States June 29th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission today launched the Data Innovation Initiative, a plan to modernize and streamline how the agency collects, uses and disseminates data, and it named the agency’s first-ever chief data officer.

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