Expert Opinion: White House Hits the Gas on Broadband Deployment
Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion, FCC, NTIA
September 18th, 2013
WASHINGTON, September 18, 2013 – There are 3.79 million square miles in the United States, and the federal government controls 30 percent of that land. This vast swathe of federally controlled land is roughly equivalent to the combined size of Alaska, California, Texas and Montana. So when a White House task force unveils a guide that lays out the […]
Obama Administration Continues Follow-through on Broadband Infrastructure Executive Order
Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA
September 18th, 2013
WASHINGTON, September 18, 2013 – Demonstrating a thoroughness in following through on its broadband policy initiatives, the Obama administration on Monday highlighted the launch of several new broadband tracking tools. These tools including interactive asset maps, a web-based dashboard focusing on access to rights of way, and a series of best practices for “dig once” […]
Office of Science and Technology Policy Official Calls for Patent Reform at Wireless Event
November 2nd, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 2, 2009 – A top technology advisor to President Obama said Monday that the administration was committed to reforming and streamlining the patent system as a way to foster innovation. Speaking at an event on wireless innovation, White House Office of Science and Technology Deputy Director Tom Kalil addressed innovation across the economy, and particularly at the university, industry and K-12 educational levels.
BroadbandCensus.com People Column: Tech Lobby, Wireless Board Changes
Broadband's Impact, Premium Content
October 31st, 2009
WASHINGTON, October 30, 2009 – CTIA-The Wireless Association announced Friday that it has a newly elected board of director officers. AT&T Mobility President and CEO Ralph de la Vega will serve as CTIA’s chairman, Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse will act as vice chairman, Asurion CEO Bret Comolli as treasurer, Cellcom President and CEO Patrick Riordan as secretary and T-Mobile USA President and CEO Robert Dotson as chairman emeritus.