Posts Tagged ‘Public Policy Institute of California’

The Journey of a Million Miles Begins With Basic Broadband Research

Broadband Data, Expert Opinion February 3rd, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, Penn., February 3, 2010 – Investment in broadband infrastructure, most believe, is essential to our nation’s future economic health.

In an information economy, the race is to the swift: those who can quickly access more, better information will innovate, communicate, and transact at a far greater rate than those who cannot. That’s how the argument goes. As our nation prepares to invest billions in broadband infrastructure, it appears that “We the People” have accepted that argument.

One nagging question remains: is the argument valid?

Study: Broadband Providers Target Areas of Expected Economic Growth

Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact January 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, January 15, 2010 – Researchers looking at California to determine whether broadband boosts local economic development found it’s tough to determine since broadband providers tend to target areas of expected high economic growth.

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