Posts Tagged ‘Mohit Kaushal’

Former FCC Officials Evaluate Implementation of National Broadband Plan

Broadband's Impact, Education, FCC, Health, National Broadband Plan, Public Safety, Smart Grid March 17th, 2011

WASHINGTON March 17, 2011 – The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation brought key former broadband plan authors together Wednesday to discuss how the federal government is enacting the plan.

‘National Purposes’ Aspect of National Broadband Plan Aims For Bold Actions Without Much Spending

Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Privacy, Smart Grid, Transparency March 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2010 – Blair Levin, head of the Federal Communications Commission’s national broadband plan and the “national purposes” team at the agency previewed key points from the upcoming national broadband plan.

The object of the plan, they said, is not just to expand broadband networks, but to enable the creation of applications and innovations built upon that network. The six primary objective areas presented were healthcare, education, energy, civic engagement, economic expansion, and public safety.

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