Our Broadband Election – and the Next Chapter of High-speed Internet in America
FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service
November 5th, 2012
November 5, 2012 – In the lead-up to the 2008 presidential election four years ago, then-candidate Barack Obama repeatedly raised the importance of “expanding broadband lines across America” as part of the economic stimulus plan that become the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. During the first year of his administration, many parties honed in on […]
NTIA Gives $6.1 Million in Grants to North Carolina, Washington
Broadband's Impact, Education, States, Tribal Broadband
September 16th, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 16, 2010 – The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration on Thursday announced two American Recovery and Reinvestment Act investments, totaling $6.1 million in grants, to North Carolina and Washington.
GAO: Broadband Oversight Agencies Face Risks Due to Lack of Resources
Broadband Mapping, Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service, States
August 9th, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 9, 2010 – The National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Rural Utilities Service are doing a pretty good job awarding broadband stimulus funding, although both agencies face risks as the Sept. 30 deadline nears for doling out the money.
New NTIA Data Show Broadband Growth but Disparities Remain
Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan, NTIA
February 16th, 2010
WASHINGTON, February 16, 2010 – New government data show demographic groups across the nation have experienced rising broadband internet access adoption at home but disparities persist among some groups.