Field Hearing: People With Disabilities Need Minor Modifications for Broadband to Work
Broadband's Impact, FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan
November 9th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 9, 2009 – Panelists at a Federal Communications Commission field hearing on Friday agreed that there should be a national broadband plan that made high-speed internet connections accessible to everyone, including those with hearing, visual and other disabilities. “A national broadband plan is not national if not accessible to everyone,” said Michael Richert, director of public policy for the American Foundation for the Blind.
Broadband and Economic Development: How Deep is the Alliance?
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 26th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2009 – The final session of the NTIA/RUS public forums on implementing broadband stimulus legislation focused on the role that broadband deployment can play in economic development
CTIA, Public Safety Groups Urge FCC Action on 'Harmful' Auxiliary Devices
February 24th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 24, 2009 – A trade association representing major U.S. wireless service providers on Monday sought to bar the sale or operation of low power wireless devices in the 700 Megahertz (MHz) band being vacated by analog television stations.