Obama Likens Broadband To Electricity, Rails In Michigan Speech
Broadband's Impact, Education, Mobile Broadband, Public Safety, Wireless
February 10th, 2011
WASHINGTON, February 10, 2011 – President Obama drew comparisons between high-speed Internet, the railroads and the electric grid during a speech in Marquette, Michigan on Thursday afternoon, commenting on their essential nature to the economy and calling for a renewed investment in broadband infrastructure.
TDS Wins 39 of 46 DSL Projects
Broadband Stimulus, Rural Utilities Service, States
August 5th, 2010
WASHINGTON August 5, 2010- Wednesday’s announcement by the Department of Agriculture included 44 DSL projects, of which 39 were given to a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems (TDS).
Commerce Announces Final Grant Awards from First Funding Round
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, NTIA, States, Universal Service, Wireless
April 27th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2010 – The Commerce Department has announced nine broadband investments totaling more than $114 million in grants, in more than a dozen states. The announcement marks the final grant awards from the first round of BTOP applications.