FCC Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn Presents Plan for Spectrum Use at Wireless Convention
Agencies, FCC, Mobile Broadband, Spectrum, Wireless
May 22nd, 2013
WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 – Addressing spectrum demands and encouraging mobile innovation are the two keys to advancement in communications, said Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn at the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association 2013 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Monday. Clyburn highlighted a number of strategies the FCC has enacted or plans to […]
Vilsack Announces Funding of 126 Broadband Projects
Broadband Stimulus, Fiber, Mobile Broadband, States, Tribal Broadband
August 4th, 2010
WASHINGTON August 4, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the funding of 126 new broadband projects with a funding total of $1.2 billion. The projects will span 38 states and a number of Native American tribal areas.
Internet Access on the Rise, According to Pew Study
July 21st, 2010
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2010 – According to a study of general Internet and phone use released by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, “African-Americans and Latinos continue to outpace whites in their use of data applications on handheld devices.” Among other things, the study found that whereas 80% of non-Hispanic Whites own a cell phone, 87% of both Blacks and Hispanics do. The gap in the statistics widen in areas of data usage, with nearly twice as many blacks using phones to receive instant messages as whites, and more than twice as many Hispanics as whites doing so.