Posts Tagged ‘stimulus’

Grant Program Must Balance Competing Interests and Remain Transparent, Experts Say

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA March 9th, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2009 – Soon to be released FCC data will help balance the interests of public need for expanded networks and industry needs for financial incentives while implementing the goals of the Obama broadband stimulus package, a triumvirate of telecommunications experts said during aMonday conference call, less than 24 hours from NTIA’s release of broadband grant criteria.

On Broadband Issues, Lobbying Expenditures Jumped at Year's End

Broadband Stimulus March 3rd, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2009 – The National Cable and Telecommunications Association spent $4.4 million lobbying Congress and executive branch agencies on the subject of “broadband” during the last quarter of 2008, more than twice as much as the U.S. Telecom Association spent lobbying during the same period.

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