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Experts Discuss National Broadband Plan at the Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband Data, Broadband Plan Commentary, Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan, Wireless March 17th, 2011

WASHINGTON March 17, 2011 – On the one-year anniversary of the announcement of the National Broadband Plan, Broadband Breakfast gathered key industry experts to offer criticism and discuss the government’s implementation of the plan.

The National Broadband Plan: A One-Year Update from

Balancing Broadband Supply and Demand in Quest to Stoke High-Speed Internet Adoption

Broadband's Impact, FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan November 5th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 5, 2009 – Panelists at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation on Friday agreed that price and digital literacy have created a barrier to broadband demand that can affect more than just broadband adoption.

Teaching Innovation Isn't For America

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband Updates, NTIA September 29th, 2009

The United States is losing ground in innovation sweepstakes to Japan, Denmark and other nations, according to the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. This is mainly because these and other nations have designed and funded federal policies to spur innovation, while America has not, says the think thank.

TPRC Panelists Agree on Need for Better Broadband Data

Broadband Data September 26th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 25, 2009 – In a panel about the socio-economic impacts of broadband, panelists all agreed that the overwhelming limiting factor in proving the benefits to broadband was the lack of solid broadband data.

House Appropriations Committee Seeks $6 Billion for Broadband, Would Impose Speed Requirements Upon Most Grant Recipients

Broadband Stimulus January 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2009 – The House Appropriations Committee on Thursday released draft legislation providing an additional $6 billion to expand broadband access, both in rural areas and in areas that are generally “underserved” by broadband providers. to Co-Chair 'Metrics' Working Group of National Broadband Strategy Group

Press Releases January 10th, 2009

WASHINGTON, January 10, 2009 – The National Broadband Strategy “Call to Action” on Friday announced the co-chairs of six working groups that are seeking to craft national policies to help promote universal broadband throughout the United States.

President-Elect Obama Urges 'Expanding Broadband' and Stimulus Proposals Proliferate

Broadband Stimulus January 8th, 2009

WASHINGTON, January 8, 2009 – President-elect Barack Obama said Thursday that “expanding broadband lines across America” was a key component of the economic plan that he is putting together and for which he is seeking Congressional passage.

'Metropolitan Policy' Pushes Government Investment in Innovation

Broadband Stimulus June 13th, 2008

June 12 – Three policy officials on Thursday suggested differing variations of a proposal that would put federal, state and local government officials in the business of promoting technological innovation.

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