Posts Tagged ‘Silicon Flatirons’

Panel Tackles Prickly Issue of FCC Regulation

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality March 9th, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2010 – Public Knowledge, Silicon Flatirons and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation last week sponsored a half-day conference to discuss the Federal Communications Commission and its efforts in reform, regulatory responsibility and standard setting. The second panel looked at the pros and cons of regulation, self-regulation and co-regulation.

Experts Review Reform and Standards at the FCC

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality, Transparency March 8th, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2010 – Panelists from the Federal Communications Commission, Capitol Hill, public interest groups and the private sector addressed issues of FCC reform and regulatory responsibility at “An FCC for the Internet Age: Reform and Standard-Setting, a half-day conference sponsored by Public Knowledge, Silicon Flatirons and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

TPRC Panelists Discuss Backhaul Issues’ Impact on Broadband Expansion

Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact September 26th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 25, 2009 – Mobile broadband is the fastest growing segment of the broadband market. According to Jonathan Banks, who directs policy development for the telecommunications industry association US Telecom, the number of wireless broadband users is expected to grow 130% between 2008 and 2012.

Week's Links: Julius Genachowski Takes Reins at FCC

Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Premium Content July 6th, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2009 – In a speech on Tuesday to staff at the Federal Communications Commission, new Chairman Julius Genachowski said that “if we…harness the power of communications to confront…challenges” such as the economy, education, health care, and energy, “we will…make a real positive difference in the lives of our children and future generations.”

Colorado Innovation Council Seeks to Make Good on State's Promise of Better Broadband

States August 28th, 2008

August 28 – The state of Colorado likes to see itself as an emerging technology hub. But the dark cloud hanging over the future of Colorado’s technological progress may be its low ranking in broadband availability throughout parts of the heavily rural state.

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