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When It Comes to Telecommuting, Companies Save, But the U.S. Lags

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011- The Telework Research Network released its report on the state of telecommuting Monday, showing that individuals who work from home are more productive than those who report to an office everyday, but that the United States has a lower percentage of workers who telecommute than its international counterparts. In the United States, many consider telecommuting a perk rather than a standard business practice, as it is in most of the rest of the world. In Canada nearly four percent of the population teleworks or workshifts regularly. In the United Kingdom, it is even higher at a little over five percent of the population. Keep Reading

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November Broadband Breakfast Club on the Environment and Telecommuting

WASHINGTON, November 2, 2009 - BroadbandCensus.com announced the panelists for the next Broadband Breakfast Club, “Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan: The Environment,” on Tuesday, November 10 2009, at 8 a.m. The panelists will consider: How environmentally friendly a technology is broadband? What's keeping telecommuting from being more widely adopted as a technology? What are the other "green" benefits of broadband communication, and how can the National Broadband Plan best encourage them? Keep Reading

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