FCC Diversity Panel Discusses Challenges, Solutions to Broadband Adoption
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Media ownership
June 17th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission’s Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age met this week to discuss its progress and decide upon future actions. It also reviewed data showcasing minority groups’ use of broadband and other media delivery systems.
Small Disadvantaged Business May Get Leg Up in Broadband Stimulus
Broadband Stimulus, FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan, NTIA
November 12th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 12, 2009 – While the economy is slowly turning itself around, small and disadvantaged businesses face problems gaining capital, according to panelists speaking at the Federal Communications Commission national broadband plan workshop on November 12.
Small disadvantaged businesses are businesses that are at least 51 percent owned or controlled by an individual or a group of individuals who are deemed as economically or socially disadvantaged. They are deemed disadvantaged by the Small Business Administration.