Posts Tagged ‘President Obama’

Digital Advertising and the 2012 Presidential Campaign at the Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband and Democratization, Broadband's Impact, Minority, Mobile Broadband, social networking, Social Networking June 20th, 2012

WASHINGTON, June 20 2012 – Celebrating the fifth presidential cycle that the internet has played a role in the political campaign process, political pundits, strategists and communications experts came together Tuesday morning to analyze the next phase of the internet on the campaign trail.  After 2008 and President Obama’s revolutionary use of social media to take […]

NTIA Plan to Repurpose 1755-1850MHz Band and its Challenges

FCC, Mobile Broadband, NTIA, Spectrum, Wireless April 6th, 2012

WASHINGTON April 6, 2012 – Last week the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA) announced their finding that 95 megahertz (MHz) of spectrum residing in the 1755-1850 MHz band can be repurposed for commercial wireless use.  NTIA’s report was in response to a 2010 Memorandum  from the president asking the Department of Commerce through NTIA to […]

Obama Administration Boosts U.S. Patent Office’s 2012 Budget

Intellectual Property, Patents February 15th, 2011

WASHINGTON, February 15, 2011 — Amid talk of making sacrifices and cuts, the Obama Administration’s 2012 budget in contrast proposes to boost the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s budget in 2012 by 16% over 2010 levels to $2.7 billion.

Top House Judiciary Democrat: China Bashing Not Going To Work

Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property, International February 11th, 2011

WASHINGTON, February 11, 2011 — Congress’ traditionally brash China-bashing rhetoric isn’t “going to work very well” in advancing American companies’ interests as the world’s most populous nation’s own global influence begins to eclipse the U.S., said a top House Democrat on Tuesday.

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