Posts Tagged ‘national digital literacy corps’

Broadband Plan Commentary: The Transmission Project

Broadband Plan Commentary, Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan March 29th, 2010

The Transmission Project congratulates the Federal Communications Commission on its formal release of a National Broadband Plan. We honor the Commission for its planning approach, making sure that voices inside and outside of Washington, D.C., were included in the process using a range of media, including in-person conversation.

Mignon Clyburn Blasts Carriers For Raising Broadband Prices; Urges National Digital Literacy Corps

Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan March 10th, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2010 – With the national broadband plan due to be unveiled next Tuesday at the Federal Communications Commission, the commissioners have been speaking about issues surrounding broadband adoption.

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has been particularly vocal about the need for affordable rates and increased digital literacy; both issues ranked at the top of reasons why non-adopters claim to not use the internet.

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