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Report Calls State Of Broadband Access For Native Americans ‘Deplorable’

Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact November 19th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 19, 2009 – The Native American population is one of the most disconnected groups in the country, according to a study released Thursday on broadband penetration.

The Native Public Media and the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative suggest that the Federal Communications Commission create a Tribal Broadband Plan within the national broadband plan that it is currently drafting.

Beset by Large Rural Areas, Arizona Aims to Blend Broadband Data Sources

States October 15th, 2008

October 15 – Arizona is on the road to a state broadband policy, but officials recognize that “the opportunity for states to use ubiquitous broadband deployment as a competitive differentiator is quickly passing.” The officials are determined to go beyond market forces in their quest for broadband buildout.

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