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Getting Started on an NTIA Broadband Stimulus Application

LAKE FOREST, Ill., August 10, 2009 - Here’s a step by step guide to completing an National Telecommunications and Information Administration application in a bid to receive money for broadband projects. The guts of the application will consist of one or two page narratives in the following areas: project proposal, project benefits and innovation, awareness campaign, impact evaluation, technical strategy, project timeline, budget and budget narrative. Keep Reading

Promoting the Use of the Internet by Seniors in Public Housing

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 26, 2009 - Every public housing authority in the United States should apply for stimulus funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to set up a program to promote the benefits and use of the Internet for its senior housing residents. The goal should be to make the case for the practical benefits of broadband and the Internet sufficiently compelling so that seniors would want a computer and internet connection in their individual units. Keep Reading

Connecting Broadband Networks and Applications in NTIA Proposals

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 19, 2009 - The NTIA's BTOP program tracks the old NTIA Technology Opportunities Program. There are going to be maximum awards for those applications which attempt to solve multiple policy objectives, on the “biggest bang for the stimulus buck” theory. And states are going to be influential in the evaluation system, to the extent that their prioritization efforts are transparent and fair. Keep Reading

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