Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota’

Copps Takes Broadcasting, Cable and More Out to the Woodshed

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality, States August 20th, 2010

WASHINGTON, August 20, 2010 – Michael Copps, a commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission, spoke in Minneapolis Thursday at a public hearing on the future of the internet, touting the important of broadband to the future of the United States and slamming the broadcasting and cable industries for bad behavior.

Experts Discuss State-level Solutions for Broadband

Broadband's Impact July 21st, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2010 – A panel of experts convened on Monday to discuss the issue of how to expand broadband at the State level, with a focus on communications challenges. The panel included representatives of North Carolina, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Washington, and disseminated its ideas via a webcast moderated by Greg Laudeman of the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute.

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.

Commerce Department Announces 10 Broadband Investments Worth $63 Million

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan, States March 26th, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2010 – The Commerce Department on Thursday announced 10 investments in broadband growth across the nation that total approximately $63 million.

ZeroDivide Looks for Broadband Grant Partnerships

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA July 31st, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2009 – ZeroDivide, an investor in community enterprises leveraging technology to help underserved communities, is looking for non-profit partners to apply for broadband monies that are part of the national economic stimulus plan.

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